East Polynesia Oceania Tahiti Hawaii Galapagos Islands 1848 Stieler detailed map
East Polynesia Oceania Tahiti Hawaii Galapagos Islands 1848 Stieler detailed map East Polynesia Oceania Tahiti Hawaii Galapagos Islands 1848 Stieler detailed map East Polynesia Oceania Tahiti Hawaii Galapagos Islands 1848 Stieler detailed map
$ 75.00

Ost-Polynesien.

(Oceania, Pacific Ocean, Polynesia, Tahiti, Hawaii, Galapagos Islands).

Issued 1848 Gotha by Justus Perthes for Stieler. Map by Berghaus.

Very detailed 19th century engraved map with original outline hand color.

Stieler maps went through continual revisions. Thus, for any specific Stieler map such as this one, there are often numerous variant issues with varying details. Note the Hawaii volcano and Honolulu harbor insets at top right and bottom right above Tahiti.

Nice looking example, clean, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.

Original center fold as issued.

Sheet Measures c. 13 3/4" H x 17" W.

Cartographic Reference(s):
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.

[R27257].