World Land & Water Divisions 1880 fine old vintage antique mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Natural Land & Water Divisions of the World
(Hawaii, Kong Mountains, Island Empire of Japan, Victoria Land, Arctic Archipelago, Island of Desolation)
Issued ca.1870's, Berlin
Engraved on Stone by Leopold Kraatz
Drawn by B. Hassenstein
Fine and uncommon old color lithographed map.
Nice decorative map, with elongated mountain height comparisons in the lower corners, river length comparisons in upper corners.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved. Some minor light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great old vintage antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 16" H x 28 1/4" W.
Printed area measures c. 13 7/8" H x 26 5/8" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 3, p. 55