South Africa free states Capeland very detailed 1860 Berghaus scarce old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Des Capland Nebst den Sud-Afrikanischen Freistaaten und dem Gebiet der Kaffern & Hottentotten.
(South Africa free states Capeland)
Issued 1860, Gotha Germany by Perthes for Ad. Stieler.
Cartography by Berghaus. A very detailed map showing features not found on numerious other variant versions.
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. 12 5/8" x 16 1/2".
Espenhorst, Bibliographisches Hanbuch- Andree, Stieler, Meyer & Co ., p. 110; 188.8.131.52.
Wolter & Grim, Images of the World , pp. 208-18.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4, p. 216-7.