Australia Polynesia Pacific islands 1860 Stieler scarce old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Australien und Polynesien.
(Australia- Polynesia- Pacific islands)
Issued 1860, Gotha Germany by Perthes for Ad. Stieler.
Cartography by F. von Stulpnagel.
With a mountain height comparison chart at lower left beside the color key. Lake Torrens is shown with an erroneous hook shape.
Scarce mid-19th century antique map. Engraved with original outline hand color.
Sheet displays small minor signs of age, some centerfold toning and age discoloration, light evidence of some handling, but overall still clean and well preserved. Fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 14" x 17".
Printed area measures c. 11 3/4" x 15".
Espenhorst, Bibliographisches Hanbuch- Andree, Stieler, Meyer & Co ., p. 110; 126.96.36.199.
Wolter & Grim, Images of the World , pp. 208-18.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4, p. 216-7.