South America Lot of 7 maps wall size 1897 Stieler detailed mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Lot of 7 South America Maps.
(South America, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Guyana, French Guyana, Suriname, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay).
Issued 1897, Gotha by Justus Perthes for Stieler.
Very detailed 19th century color lithograph maps. Lot consists of (7) seven separate maps. One of the entire country and six sheets which make up a wall-size map with a profusion of place names. Please see photos.
Stieler maps went through continual revisions. Thus, for any specific Stieler map such as this one, there are often numerous variant issues with varying details.
Nice looking example, clean, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 15 1/4" H x 18" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.