Snakes of the World Serpents Adders Asps 1851 Berghaus zoological world mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Schlegel's Versuch Einer Schlanfen-Karte.
(World Map, Animals of the World, Snakes, Serpents, Asps, Adders).
Issued 1851, Gotha by Justus Perthes for Berghaus.
Wonderful mid 19th century engraved map with lovely original hand color.
Scarce small folio format.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 14 3/4" H x 17 3/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 12 3/4" H x 15 3/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.