comparison World Mountain Heights diagram 855 detailed profile printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Die kannteren Hohen uber der Meeres Flache.
(Old Prints, 19th Century Print, Mountain Ranges, Alps, Andes, Carpathians).
Issued 1855 Gotha by Justus Perthes for Stieler.
Nicely detailed oversize mid-19th century engraved mountain height comparison map with original hand color.
This example has no centerfold.
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.
Sheet Measures c. 14 3/4" H x 17 1/2" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.