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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Stieler, Adolf
Date:
1875
Short Title:
Fluss Und Bergkarte Von Deutschland Und Den Anliegenden Landern.
Publisher:
Justus Perthes
Gotha
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
34
Obj Width cm:
42
Scale 1:
4,625,000
Note:
Map of rivers and mountains in Germany and surrouding lands in full color. Shades of green and brown are used to show elevation ranges. Map is surrounded by elevation cross sections for the Alps.
Reference:
P4352.
Country:
Germany; Switzerland
Subject:
Mountains Rivers
Full Title:
Fluss Und Bergkarte Von Deutschland Und Den Anliegenden Landern entworfen u. gez. von Adolf Stieler 1820. Neue vermehrte Auflage durch Herm. Berghaus. 1857. Druck von C. Hellfarth in Gotha. Gotha: Justus Perthes 1873.
List No:
2449.016
Page No:
16
Series No:
19
Engraver or Printer:
Berghaus, Hermann; Hellfarth, C.
Publication Author:
Stieler, Adolf
Pub Date:
1875
Pub Title:
Hand Atlas Uber Alle Theile Der Erde Und Uber Das Weltgebaude. Herausgegeben Von Adolf Stieler. Gotha Justus Perthes.
Pub Reference:
P4352.
Pub Note:
Stieler's Atlas is extraordinarily detailed. Close examination of the maps shows many features that one would expect to find only on much larger maps. This atlas was first published in 1817, with editions continuing well into the 20th century. It was one of the most comprehensive and best executed 19th century German atlases. In this edition, the maps are dated 1871-5; Phillips says this was issued in parts. 8 pages of text accompanies the index. Atlas is bound in half leather brown cloth covered boards with "Stieler's Hand Atlas" stamped in gilt on the front cover and spine. Maps are both hand painted and printed in full and outline color.
Pub List No:
2449.000
Pub Type:
World Atlas
Pub Maps:
89
Pub Height cm:
40
Pub Width cm:
50
Image No:
2449016
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2000
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