South Africa Cape Colony Madagascar Mozambique 1855 Berghaus mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Sud-Afrika mit Madagascar.
(Old Maps, 19th Century Maps).
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 a specific Stieler map such as this one, there are 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.