Australia 1871 huge 4-sheet wall map Petermann Rohlf's Travels North Africa GuineaBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[southern Australia, 19th Century Periodicals, German Magazines, Dr. A Petermann's, Geographic Magazine].
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Dr. A Petermann's Mittheilungen: Erganzungsband VII, 1871-1872.
Published 1871-72, Gotha by Petermann with Justus Perthes. Geographical periodical.
5 issues, each c. 75 pages. Contains total of 10 maps.
With an outstanding and scarce suite of four oversized oblong fordling format maps of the coastline of South Australia from Perth across to Sydney & Stanley region. Thousands of tiny place names within the giant map which could be assembled into a wall-sized map.
Also with two large folding maps depicting the details of G. Rohlf's travels in the lands of central Africa around Chad from Gudjba to Lagos along with the detailed 124 pp. expedition account article.
Period 1/4 leather binding, paper covered boards, gilt bands and title lettering to smooth spine. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Contains five (5) issues of "Dr. A. Petermann's Mittheilungen", a famous and influential German geographic magazine from the mid-19th century on. This volume contains issues number 30-34. The issues titles are as follows:
Australien, by C.E. Meinicke.
Die Centralen Ortler-Alpen, by Julius Payer.
Die Zillerthaler Alpen, by Carl Sonklar Edlem von Onnstadten.
Die Bevolkerung Der Erde, by E. Behm and Dr. H. Wagner.
Gerhard Rohlf's Reise Durch Nord-Afrika, by Gerhard Rohlf.
Book measures: 10 3/4" H X 9" W.