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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Germany); Kiepert, Heinrich, 1818-1899; Weiland, C. F. (Carl Ferdinand), d. 1847
Date:
1855
Short Title:
Austral-Continent.
Publisher:
Weimar Geo Inst.
Weimar
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
48
Obj Width cm:
58
Scale 1:
10,000,000
Note:
Engraved map. Outline hand col. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Prime meridians: Paris, Ferro and Greenwich.
Reference:
Cf. Tooley, R.V. The mapping of Australia and Antarctica (2nd ed.), p. 165 (1858 ed.)
Country:
Australia
Full Title:
Das Austral-Continent oder Neu Holland. (with) Neu Sud Wales. (with) Plan von Port-Jackson und Sydney. (with Melville Island und Umgebung). (with) Colonie Sud-Australia. Nach Krusenstern, King, Flinders, Freycinet, Oxley, Sturt, Mitchell, in Mercators Projection entworfen von C.F. Weiland, und nach den Entdeckungen von Eyre, Frome, Grey, Stokes, Leichardt und Strzelecki, vervollstandigt von H. Kiepert. Berichtigt bis 1855. Weimar, Verlag des Geographischen Instituts, 1855.
List No:
2077.067
Page No:
(pl. 67)
Series No:
70
Publication Author:
Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Germany)
Pub Date:
1856
Pub Title:
Allgemeiner Hand-Atlas der Erde und des Himmels nach den besten astronomischen Bestimmungen, neuesten Entdeckungen und kritischen Untersuchungen entworfen. Geographisches Institut in Weimar. (1856?)
Pub Reference:
Espenhorst, J. Andree, Stieler, Meyer & Co., p. 26. Cf. Phillips, 6107. Cf. Espenhorst, J. Petermann's planet, v. 1, p. 134-135.
Pub Note:
Maps by C.F. Weiland, H. Kiepert. All maps engraved, dated variously from 1846 to 1856. This is a marvelous atlas, full of interesting details - the U.S. maps refer to "Utah Territory - Deseret." Most maps with outline color. Covers are half leather marbled paper covered boards with "Hand Atlaas 70 Karten. Weimar Geographischen Institut" stamped in gilt on the spine.
Pub List No:
2077.000
Pub Type:
World Atlas
Pub Maps:
70
Pub Height cm:
59
Pub Width cm:
40
Image No:
2077067
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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