South America 1857 Stulpnagel oversized two sheet map insets Rio de JaneiroBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Sud-America in zwei Blattern Neue Bearbeitung von F.v. Stulpnagel.
Der Sudliche Theil von Sud-America.
Bay of Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro.
Issued 1857, Gotha by Perthes for Stieler. Cartography by Stulpnagel.
Two fine engraved maps with original outline hand color. Two insets lower right including Rio de Janeiro.
When joined forming a nice large oversized map of the continent in the middle of the 19th century.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine visual appeal. Sheet edges well toned, imparting a unique age patina impossible to imitate.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheets measure c. 14 3/8"H x 17 5/8"W.
Northern sheet printed area measures c. 13"H x 16"W.
Southern sheet printed area measures c. 12 1/8"H x 16"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 4.