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Map, Orbis Terrarum, Graecia, Cyprus, Spruner Carl von, Menke's Atlas Antiquus 1865

Map, Orbis Terrarum, Graecia, Cyprus, Spruner Carl von, Menke's Atlas Antiquus 1865

Regular price $150.00 Sale

Karl Von Spruner's Hand Atlas Map, 

Date: 1865

Cartographer: Spruner

Printer: Perthes Justus

Artist: Stulpnagel

Engraver: Hannerman Aug

Paper Size: 330 x 406mm

Technique: Steel Engraving

Publisher: Gotha: Justus Perthes 

Price: $150

Provenance: 

Biography.

Karl Von Spruner (1803-1892)

Spruner was a Stutgart born cartographer, scientist, and map publisher who was active during mid 19th century. Spruner joined the Bavarian army aged 11 years and dedicated all of his life to the service in the army.

Recognising his keen intellect, Spruner was assigned to the cartographic division of the army. His military Education earned him the title of Doctor of Cartography. 

Spruner is best known for his Atlases which were published by the Perthes Firm. In 1886, after 72 years of professional military service, Spruner formally retired, passing away some 7 years later