Polynesia Australia Pacific Ocean 1881 antique Petermann German detail color mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Polynesien und der Grosse Ocean
von A. Petermann
(Australia, Japan, International Commerce, Sea Trade Routes, Singapore, Korea, Fiji, New Caledonia, Samoa, Tonga, Marshall Islands, Guam, Java)
Issued 1881, Gotha, by Justus Perthes, for Stielers Hand Atlas
Fine and uncommon old engraved German map with original hand color.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
The map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling, which is visible within the photos.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 15 1/8" H x 18 7/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 12 7/8" H x 15 7/8" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. , p.