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Book Description

10 pages text - Erlauterungen - at the start. 8 pages of publisher's adverts. Then double page title page with map of Gotha, and 38 other double page maps and plates. The 31 listed are all present + additionally 43a, 45b, 44a, 42b, 45a, 45c, 46b, 48 and 50b. Map 45a of North Africa and Arabia is very heavily browned. Others have some browning and spotting. Some tears along the folds. Staining to the lower outer corner to pages at the start. Page 3 of the text at the start has a small hole cut out from the upper outer corner, but clear of the text. The binding is completely split after the penultimate map. No end papers present. Tape reinforcement to the margins at front and rear. In original cloth binding which is worn at the edges. Spine faded and worn. Pages at the start are very spotted. A heavy volume.
Author Adolf Stieler
Date 1849
Binding Hardcover
Publisher Gotha: Bei Justus Perthes
Condition Good

Price: £525.00

Offered by Stephen Rench

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