1877 – A. Petermann – Nord America


Title:                      “Der Östliche Theil Von Nord-Amerika Zur Übersicht der Eisenbahnen & Wasserstrassen Von A. Petermann…”


Large and detailed Augustus Petermann folding map showing the eastern part of the United States railways and waterways. The map includes several inset maps of Boston, New York, Maine and  southern part of Florida. Comes together with 4 unbound original description pages.  in Gotha.

The map published by Justus Perthes in the famous German journal “Petermanns Geographische Mitteilungen” which is unique in the world. The cartographic results of this work ensured that the maps of the Stieler atlases were always up to date. Researchers from all over the world first sent their reports and maps to the publishing house in Gotha. The maps in these booklets, which were unusually large and precise for this period, are therefore cartographic rarities.

Cartographer:                          Augustus Petermann (1822-1878)

Sheet size:                                      69 x 54 cm

Technique:                                    steel engraving

Year:                                                1877

Good condition. Folds as published. Browned as it is usual for its age and a bit stained.

This is an original antique map published in 1877 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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