Polynesia Australia Fiji Tonga Papua New Guinea Solomon Island 1862 Berghaus
Polynesia Australia Fiji Tonga Papua New Guinea Solomon Island 1862 Berghaus Polynesia Australia Fiji Tonga Papua New Guinea Solomon Island 1862 Berghaus Polynesia Australia Fiji Tonga Papua New Guinea Solomon Island 1862 Berghaus Polynesia Australia Fiji Tonga Papua New Guinea Solomon Island 1862 Berghaus
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West-Polynesien.

(Oceania / Polynesia / Australia / Papua New Guinea / Solomon Islands / Micronesia / New Caledonia / Fiji / Tonga / 'Eua).

Issued 1862, Gotha, Germany by Justus Perthes for Stieler. Cartography by Berghaus.

Uncommon mid-19th century German map with original outline hand color. There are numerous variant versions of this map issued around this date by this maker, this example with a detailed outline of part of northern Australia and a profusion of tiny place names and micro-islands.

Includes inset maps of Fiji and Tonga & 'Eua.

Map shows scattered light age spotting but still displays a nice visual appeal.

Centerfold as issued.

Sheet Measures c. 14 1/2"H x 18"W.

Engraved Area Measures c. 14 1/2"H x 17 7/8"W.

Cartographic Reference(s):
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp. 216.
Espenhorst, Bibliographie der Handatlanten, 4, H 4.1.

[R19749].