Atlantic Ocean 1862 crossing routes w/ names dates Capt. Moritz Eliz. LouiseBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Der Atlantische Ocean.
(Atlantic Ocean / North Central South America / Europe / Africa).
Issued 1862, Gotha, Germany by Justus Perthes for Stieler.
Shows the routes taken by different important travellers including Humboldt, Columbus plus several German sailors of the early 19th century, with specific dates given at specific points.
Uncommon mid-19th century German map with original outline hand color. There are variant versions of this map issued around this date by this maker, however it only appears for a relatively brief period.
Map shows scattered light age spotting but still displays a nice visual appeal.
Centerfold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 14 1/2"H x 18"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 12 1/2"H x 16 5/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp. 216.
Espenhorst, Bibliographie der Handatlanten, 4, H 4.1.