Prussia Posen Danzig Poland Germany Berlin 1860 Stieler scarce detailed old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Die Preuss: Provinzen Preussen und Posen.
(Prussia - Posen - Danzig - Poland - Germany - Berlin )
Issued 1860, Gotha Germany by Perthes for Ad. Stieler.
Cartography by F. von Stulpnagel.
Scarce mid-19th century antique map. Engraved with original outline hand color.
Remarkably detailed inset plan of Berlin at top left with dozens of specific buildings identified with corresponding numbers and descriptive key. Large inset lower right of the Prussian states. Interesting variant map that only appeared for a few years around this date.
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. 12 1/4" x 14 1/4".
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.