Austria and Germany Pablo Alabern i Moles The Alabern Family 1835

Catalog Number 37283
 
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Date:

1835

Maker:

Pablo Alabern (i Moles) The Alabern Family

Short Title:

Germany and Austria

Full Title:

Alemania. Ramon Alabern le g°.

Source:

Coleccion De Mapas Geograficos, Antiguos Y Modernos Del Acreditado Tardieu Y Otros Autores Clasicos, Publicada Por Los Redactores Del Diccionario Geografico Universal En El Ano 1835. Barcelona, En La Libreria de Jose Torner, calle del Pegomi num. 4, Donde tambien se hassa el Diccionario. This collection of maps published in 1835 was created by Domingo Estruc, Pablo Alabern and Ramon Alabern (son of Pablo) for Barcelona Publisher, Jose Torner’s, Diccionario Geografico Universal (1830–1834). Ramon Alabern is often credited with creating the first Spanish Daguerreotype on 10 November, 1839. Estruc is famous for his very rare and highly detailed 1835 map of Cuba requiring 18 separate steel plates with an overall measurement of 12ft. by 5ft.

Size of Map:

4.5cm x 41.5cm. approximately  (13.5 x 16.5 in.)

Description:

Hand coloured country and regional borders. Presents Prussia and Pre–Confederation Germanic States and the Austro–Hungarian Empire, along with surrounding countries including names of cities, mountain ranges, bodies of water (including the Adriatic Sea and North Sea) and geographic relief. Spanish, French, Russian, German and English distance scales at bottom outside of border. Prime Meridian is Madrid. Fine condition with Fine plate marking.

References:

Tooley’s Dictionary of Mapmakers Revised Edition (A – D), p. 15; Vol. (Q – Z) , p. 284; Phillips, Vol. IV, 4318 (14);

Price:
$145.00
SKU:
37283
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