South America 1888 Petermann huge wall map 6 sheets lot of 7 old mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Sud-Amerika in 6 Blattern.(with) Sud-America (single sheet continent map).
Issued 1888-9, Gotha, Germany by Perthes for Stieler. Cartography by Petermann..
Beautiful lot of seven 19th century antique maps, all engraved with original hand color. The six maps of the continent would form an enormous oversized wall map if assembled in this manner.
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines, remaining clean - a pleasing and well preserved visual example.
Sheets measure c. 15 1/4" x 18 3/4".
Printed areas measure c. 13 1/4' x 16".
Smits, Petermann's Maps, pp. 9-97.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 3.