Moon Lunar Landscape Geological Map See of Tranquility 1855 Ausfeld detailed mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Die Sichtbare Seite der Mond-Oberflache.
(Old Maps, 19th Century Maps, Astronomy, Moon, Lunar Landscape, Light Side of the Moon, Sea of Tranquility).
Issued 1855 Gotha by Justus Perthes for Stieler. Map by Ausfeld.
Nicely detailed oversize mid-19th century engraved moon chart which names over 350 specific locations on the surface of the moon.
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.