Planets Celestial Solar system orbits 1860 Berghaus scarce detailed old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Planeten-System der Sonne.
(Planetary system of the sun- celestial- planets)
Issued 1860, Gotha Germany by Perthes for Ad. Stieler.
Cartography by Hermann Berghaus.
Scarce and charming mid-19th century antique map. Engraved with original outline hand color.
Sheet displays small signs of age, light spotting and centerfold staining, but overall still clean and well preserved.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 14" x 17".
Printed area measures c. 12 3/4" x 13 1/2".
Espenhorst, Bibliographisches Hanbuch- Andree, Stieler, Meyer & Co ., p. 110; 22.214.171.124.
Wolter & Grim, Images of the World , pp. 208-18.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4, p. 216-7.