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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Germany); Kiepert, Heinrich, 1818-1899
Date:
1856
Short Title:
Australien.
Publisher:
Weimar Geo Inst.
Weimar
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
53
Obj Width cm:
65
Scale 1:
23,500,000
Note:
Engraved map. Outline hand col. Covers most of the Pacific Ocean. Scales of insets: New South Wales and Tasmania (ca. 1:5,100,000), New Zealand 1:10,000,000, Society Islands and Hawaii 1:5,000,000. Prime meridian: Ferro.
Reference:
Cf. Tooley, R.V. The mapping of Australia and Antarctica (2nd ed.), p. 165-166 (1849, 1880 eds.)
World Area:
Pacific
Country:
Australia; New Zealand
Full Title:
Australien. (with New South Wales). (with) Tasmania oder Van-Diemens Land. (with) Neu Seeland, New-Zealand. (with) Hawaii Archipelagus, Sandwich-Inseln. (with) Taheiti Archipelagus, Societats Inseln. Gezeichnet v. H. Kiepert. Gest. v. C. Kratz. Weimar, geographisches Institut, 1856.
List No:
2077.066
Page No:
(pl. 66)
Series No:
69
Engraver or Printer:
Kratz, C.
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:
2077066
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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