Lunar Surface Light Side of the Moon Sea of Tranquility 1880 Stieler mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Die Sichtbare Seite der Mond-Oberflache bei voller Beleuchtung.
(Lunar Maps, Light Side of the Moon, Lunar Surface, The Moon, Sea of Tranquility, ).
Issued 1880, Gotha by Justus Perthes for Stieler.
Very detailed 19th century color lithographed lunar chart / map.
Hundreds of specific names.
Stieler maps went through repeated revisions. Thus, for any specific Stieler map such as this one, there are often numerous variant issues of it.
Nice looking example, blank margins with some old finger soiling from handling, still a pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 15 1/4" H x 18" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.