Southern Night Sky Constellations Zodiac Milky Way 1855 Bar star chart mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Der Sudliche Gestirnte Himmel.
(Old Maps, 19th Century Maps, Astronomy, Southern Night Sky, Constellations, Milky Way, Zodiac).
Issued 1855 Gotha by Justus Perthes for Stieler. Map by Bar.
Nicely detailed oversize mid-19th century engraved celestial star 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.