Denmark Copenhagen city plan Iceland inset 1860 Stieler scarce old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Daenemark mot Schleswig, Holstein und Lauenburg.
(Denmark- Europe- )
Issued 1860, Gotha Germany by Perthes for Ad. Stieler.
Detailed mid-19th century antique map. Engraved with original outline hand color. One of many variant issues, these Stieler maps were frequently revised resulting in many variants. Note the detailed inset city plan of Copenhagen and the insets of iceland, Faroe islands and Hamburg region.
Sheet displays small minor signs of age, light evidence of some handling, but overall still clean and well preserved. A charming little antique map with fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 14" x 17".
Printed area measures c. 12 1/8" x 14 3/8".
Espenhorst, Bibliographisches Hanbuch- Andree, Stieler, Meyer & Co ., p. 110; 18.104.22.168.
Wolter & Grim, Images of the World , pp. 208-18.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4, p. 216-7.