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Vereinigten Staaten von N. America. Kiepert, Heinrich, 1818-1899; Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Germany), 1855

Vereinigten Staaten von N. America. / Kiepert, Heinrich, 1818-1899; Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Germany) / 1855
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Full Title: Die Vereinigten Staaten von Nord America nebst Canada. Neue berichtigte Ausgabe. Bearbeitet and gezeichnet von H. Kiepert. Situation und Schrift gestochen von C.J. Madel, Terrain von W. Weiler. Weimar, Verlag des Geographischen Instituts, 1855.

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

Date: 1855

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

Date: 1855

Short Title: Vereinigten Staaten von N. America.

Publisher: Weimar: Weimar Geo Inst.

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 53

Object Width cm: 64

Scale 1: 8,000,000

Note: Engraved map. States in hand coutline color. Includes inset: Die Nordostlichen Staaten ... Scale 1:4,000,000. Relief shown by hachures. Shows settlements, railroads, canals, Indian tribes, etc. California is called "Alta California" and the "Gold Region" is shown. Utah called "Utah Deseret Territ." Prime meridian: Ferro.

Country: United States ; Canada

Event: California Gold Rush

Full Title: Die Vereinigten Staaten von Nord America nebst Canada. Neue berichtigte Ausgabe. Bearbeitet and gezeichnet von H. Kiepert. Situation und Schrift gestochen von C.J. Madel, Terrain von W. Weiler. Weimar, Verlag des Geographischen Instituts, 1855.

List No: 2077.061

Page No: (pl. 61)

Series No: 64

Engraver or Printer: Maedel, Karl Joseph, 1823-1859 ; Weiler, Wilhelm

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: 2077061

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