West Indies Caribbean Mt. elevations Panama 1859 Berghaus Stieler scarce old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
West-Indien und Central-Amerika.
Issued 1859, Gotha Germany by Perthes for Ad. Stieler. Cartography by Hermann Berghaus.
Interesting variant issue, with large detailed insets top right of Isthmus of Nicaragua & Isthmus of Panama, Across the bottom is a profile cross section view of mountain elevations
Scarce and charming mid-19th century antique map. Engraved with original outline hand color.
Sheet displays small signs of age, light spotting, but overall still clean and well preserved.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 14" x 17".
Printed area measures c. 13" x 16 1/8".
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.