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Hammarlunds Antikvariat

Sankt Göransgatan 98
112 45 Stockholm
+46-8650 70 02 / 073-775 93 29

Maps & Atlases / Atlases

Price: EUR 120,00

[Atlas] Wiberg, C. F. / Mentzer, Th. v.

Atlas öfver allmänna historien i sammandrag efter v. Spruner, v. Wedell, Kiepert, Barberet m. fl. (..) Gamla Tiden. Andra genomsedda och tillökade upplagan.

Second edition. Stockholm. På P. A. Huldbergs förlag. Regeringsgatan No. 11. [Ca. 1867-1870] Folio 33 x 52 cm. Title + 9 maps.

Original brown wrapper with title and contents printed at the front. The binding is loose and starting to come apart. A few spots and some fraying and small losses to the wrapper. Some spots and creases to the title and the margins of the maps. Some dog eared maps. A couple of maps with small losses in the corners.

A swedish historical world atlas with beautiful hand colored maps. It shows "Gamla Tiden" (The Ancient Time). A second section showing "Medeltiden och Nyare Tiden" (The Middle Agesl and the Newer Times ) was also published. The atlas has its very own characteristic compared to most contemporary atlases - with several insets and different lay outs. It has lovely toned down pastel colors. Mentzer was the architecht behind a number of swedish atlases and maps in the second half of the 19th. century. In 1856 Mentzer and Wiberg published their famous "Atlas till Sveriges Historia" a historic atlas of Sweden. In 1860 Mentzer published a geographical world atlas in folio. Scarce in original wrapper.

Item No: 904