Polynesia Pacific Islands Hawaii Fiji Tahiti Honolulu 1855 detailed mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Maps, 19th Century Maps, Oceania, Pacific Islands, Polynesia, Hawaii).
Issued 1855 Gotha by Justus Perthes for Stieler. Map by Berghaus.
Nicely detailed oversize mid-19th century engraved 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.