Polynesia Australia Fiji Tonga Papua New Guinea Solomon Island 1862 BerghausBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Oceania / Polynesia / Australia / Papua New Guinea / Solomon Islands / Micronesia / New Caledonia / Fiji / Tonga / 'Eua).
Issued 1862, Gotha, Germany by Justus Perthes for Stieler. Cartography by Berghaus.
Uncommon mid-19th century German map with original outline hand color. There are numerous variant versions of this map issued around this date by this maker, this example with a detailed outline of part of northern Australia and a profusion of tiny place names and micro-islands.
Includes inset maps of Fiji and Tonga & 'Eua.
Map shows scattered light age spotting but still displays a nice visual appeal.
Centerfold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 14 1/2"H x 18"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 14 1/2"H x 17 7/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp. 216.
Espenhorst, Bibliographie der Handatlanten, 4, H 4.1.