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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1859Perthes, JustusGothaErdkarte in Mercator's Projection$75 Picture

A lithograph with hand colored outlines.

Size: 12 3/4 inches X 14 3/4 inches

Map Type: Atlas

This is a good copy with general age discoloration throughout. A waterstain is present in the upper left of the image.

This map is from Stielers Handatlas, the leading German world atlas of the last three decades of the 19th and the first half of the 20th century. It was published by Justus Perthes of Gotha. Hermann Berghaus, the author of this map, was a German geographer most famous in connection with his cartographical work, Physikalischer Atlas.

References: Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 1 Page 125, Berghaus, Hermann, Scott, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999

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