Northern Night Sky Hydra Leo Ursa Major 1863 antique engraved Celestial mapBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Der Nordliche Sternhimmel
(Northern Night Sky, Scorpio, Hydra, The Milky Way, Ursa Major, Cepheus, Gemini)
Issued 1863, Gotha, by Justus Perthes for Stieler's Hand Atlas
A pleasing antique engraved map with original hand color.
Printed in the mid-19th century on paper which has lightly age toned, but which remains sound & well preserved.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The zoomable images are a major part of the item description. Please examine closely, as what you see is what we will send you. [note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws ].
In Good+ or better condition, normal light age toning to sheet as typical, as well as some minor light age staining or foxing, light to moderate edge wear, overall the image is clean, well preserved and very attractive.
A nice map which any collector, dealer, institution or person of artistic taste would be happy to own.
Sheet measures c. 14 3/8" H x 17 3/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 11 1/8" H x 13 3/4" W
Original fold line as issued.