West coast Australia Tasmania New Zealand Auckland isthmus 1866 Stieler old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
(West Australia / New Zealand).
Issued 1866, Gotha Germany by Perthes for Ad. Stieler.
Cartography by Petermann. Includes insets of Tasmania and Isthmus of Auckland.
Detailed and interesting mid-19th century antique map which only appears in this version for a very short period of time. Engraved with original outline hand color.
Profusion of details capturing the rapid cartographic evolution of these locations, including many early explorer names and dates
Sheet displays small minor signs of age, light evidence of some handling, but overall still clean and well preserved. Fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 14 1/2" x 17 3/4".
Printed area measures c. 13 3/4" x 15 3/4".
Espenhorst, Bibliographisches Hanbuch- Andree, Stieler, Meyer & Co., p. 110; 188.8.131.52.
Wolter & Grim, Images of the World, pp. 208-18.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, p. 216-7.