African Continent Cape Colony Egypt Congo 1889 HUGE detailed 6 sheet mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Afrika in 6 Blattern.
(Old Maps, 19th Century Maps, Africa, Continent, North Africa, Egypt, Guinea, Congo, Cape Colony, Mozambique, Madagascar, Abyssinia).
Issued 1889 Gotha by Justus Perthes for Stieler. Map by Luddecke & Domann.
A large and very detailed 19th century engraved multi-sheet 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.
Nice looking example, clean, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Map consists of 6 sheets which form a near wall size map of the era. Please see photos.
Original center folds as issued.
Sheets Measure c. 13 3/4" H x 17" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.