Eastern Germany 1859 fine old large vintage antique hand color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Eastern Germany, Pommerania, Rugen Island, Mouth of the Elbe River, Iron Mountains, Brunswick, Oldenburg).
Issued 1859, Paris, by A.H. Dufour.
Monumental and beautifully engraved mid-19th century map with original hand color. A very large, oversized map, which is not to be confused with similar maps of this era which are typically half this size.
Original fold line as issued, printed on thick heavy paper.
Sheet measures c. 33 3/8" H x 24 1/4" W.
Printed area measures c. 29 5/8" H x 21 7/8" W.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1, p. 396.