Map, Steiler Adolf, Eastern Hemisphere, Steilers Hand Atlas, c1861
Artist: Adolf Steiler
Engraver: Adolf Steiler
Paper Size: 460 x 370mms
Technique: steel engraving
Description: The mark across the bottom portion of this map is a shadow. This map is in good condition. It will be photographed again in due course
Biography:Adolf Steiler (26 February 1775 – 13 March 1836) was a German cartographer and lawyer who worked most of his life in the Justus Perthes Geographical Institute in Gotha. Although he studied law and would serve in government for his entire career, he maintained an interest in cartography and published many famous works. His Handatlas was the leading German world atlas until the middle of the 20th century.