Asien, Staatenkarte (Asia, States)
This map was produced for the 1902 Diercke, Schul-Atlas fur Hohere Lehranstalten, (Diercke Education Atlas for Higher Educational Institutions) This atlas was prepared and issued by C. Diercke and E.Gaebler for the Westermann publishing group in Braunschweig. With the help of fellow cartographer, Eduard Gaebler, Carl Dierckes maps became a staple in the geography classrooms in Germany. From 1893 until his death, Diercke was editor of all the maps for Westermann Verlag. All text is in German with full color that has remained quite bold. A wonderful example of the fine German engraving work of the time. These beautiful, topographic maps show the physical attributes and contours of the land as well as identifies cities, countries, rivers, mountains, boundaries, and more. They are double sided maps (shown side by side in image) which have corresponding information to the country on the opposite side. This map shows Asia, divided into it’s states or countries on one side and has ten smaller maps on the other side of several areas within Asia including: Das heutige Jerusalem (Today’s Jerusalem), Jerusalem u. Umgegend (Jerusalem and environs), Religionskarte (Religion), Gengend zwischen Nazareth u. Tiberias, Sinai (Sinai Mountains), Eriwan (Yerevan), Pamir (Pamir Mountains), Verbreitung der wichtigsten Pflanzen (dissemination of important plant), Gaurisankar, and Karakorum.
Size: 15 x 12 inches
Condition: Very Good, light age toning, archivally reinfornced seam
Map Maker: Carl Diercke, Eduard Gaebler
Coloring: Printed Color