Australia West Polynesia Papua New Guinea Witi Lewi 1860 Berghaus scarce old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
(Western Polynesia- Pacific Ocean- Papua New Guinea- Australia- New hebrides- Fiji islands- Tonga- Tarawa- Carolina islands- Tongatabu)
Issued 1860 (May, 1848), Gotha Germany by Perthes for Ad. Stieler.
Cartography by Berghaus. Two very detailed island insets lower left- also dated 1848 below title
Scarce mid-19th century antique map. Engraved with original outline hand color.
Sheet displays small minor signs of age, some centerfold toning, 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. 13 1/4" x 16 1/4".
Espenhorst, Bibliographisches Hanbuch- Andree, Stieler, Meyer & Co ., p. 110; 184.108.40.206.
Wolter & Grim, Images of the World , pp. 208-18.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4, p. 216-7.