Africa continent Stulpnagel 1860 scarce old map Mt.s heights diagramBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Afrika. von F. v. Stulpnagel.
Issued 1860, Gotha Germany by Perthes for Ad. Stieler.
Mythical Mts. of the Moon shown near Lake Tanganyika. Small cross sectional profile of mountain heights compared at lower right beside the color coded key to Colonial powers possessions.
Nice and uncommon mid-19th century antique map. Engraved with original outline hand color.
Sheet displays small minor signs of age, light evidence of some handling, toning along centerfold, but overall still clean and well preserved. A charming little antique map with fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 14" x 17".
Printed area measures c. 12 1/4" x 14 1/8".
Espenhorst, Bibliographisches Hanbuch- Andree, Stieler, Meyer & Co ., p. 110.
Wolter & Grim, Images of the World , pp. 208-18.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4, p. 216-7.