World Mountain heights comparison chart 1860 Stieler scarce old map hand colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Die Bekannteren Hohen Uber der Meeres Flache in Transparenten Profilen.
(Heights of Mountains around the world)
Issued 1860, Gotha Germany by Perthes for Ad. Stieler.
Cartography by F. von Stulpnagel.
Scarce mid-19th century antique chart. 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. 11 1/2" x 14 1/2".
Espenhorst, Bibliographisches Hanbuch- Andree, Stieler, Meyer & Co ., p. 110; 126.96.36.199.
Wolter & Grim, Images of the World , pp. 208-18.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4, p. 216-7.