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Nord America. Kiepert, Heinrich, 1818-1899; Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Germany), 1856

Nord America. / Kiepert, Heinrich, 1818-1899; Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Germany) / 1856
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Full Title: Nord America mit Westindien. (with) Die Nordwestlichen Inselgruppen Amerikas ... Gezeichnet v. H. Kiepert. Gestochen v. W. Kratz. Weimar, Verlag des Geographischen Instituts, 1856.

Author: Kiepert, Heinrich, 1818-1899; Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Germany)

Date: 1856

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Author: Kiepert, Heinrich, 1818-1899; Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Germany)

Date: 1856

Short Title: Nord America.

Publisher: Weimar: Weimar Geo Inst.

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 61

Object Width cm: 51

Scale 1: 15,000,000

Note: Engraved map. State boundaries in outline color. Relief shown by hachures. Shows settlements, California gold region, Indian tribes, etc. California is called "Alta (Ober) California." Prime meridian: Ferro.

World Area: North America

Event: California Gold Rush

Full Title: Nord America mit Westindien. (with) Die Nordwestlichen Inselgruppen Amerikas ... Gezeichnet v. H. Kiepert. Gestochen v. W. Kratz. Weimar, Verlag des Geographischen Instituts, 1856.

List No: 2077.060

Page No: (pl. 60)

Series No: 63

Engraver or Printer: Kratz, Wilh.

Published In: Allgemeiner Hand-Atlas der Erde und des Himmels nach den besten astronomischen Bestimmungen, neuesten Entdeckungen und kritischen Untersuchungen entworfen. Geographisches Institut in Weimar. (1856?)

Publication Author: Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Germany)

Publication Date: 1856

Publication Reference: Espenhorst, J. Andree, Stieler, Meyer & Co., p. 26. Cf. Phillips, 6107. Cf. Espenhorst, J. Petermann's planet, v. 1, p. 134-135.

Publication Note: Maps by C.F. Weiland, H. Kiepert. All maps engraved, dated variously from 1846 to 1856. This is a marvelous atlas, full of interesting details - the U.S. maps refer to "Utah Territory - Deseret." Most maps with outline color. Covers are half leather marbled paper covered boards with "Hand Atlaas 70 Karten. Weimar Geographischen Institut" stamped in gilt on the spine.

Publication List No: 2077.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 70

Publication Height cm: 59

Publication Width cm: 40

Image No: 2077060

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