• Creator
  • Lange, Henry, 1821-1893; Kraatz, Leopold; Lange, Henry
  • Created Date
  • 1854
  • Publisher
  • George Westermann
  • Description
  • Engraved map. Borders hand col. Shows roads, post offices, etc. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to maps. First edition. The cartography is elegant and understated. The eighteen maps and text comprise a general atlas of North America, with special emphasis on Texas and California. The Texas map shows in colored outline the lands granted to the Adelsverein and has the post road from Indianola to New Braunfels marked in red. The map of O... more
    Engraved map. Borders hand col. Shows roads, post offices, etc. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to maps. First edition. The cartography is elegant and understated. The eighteen maps and text comprise a general atlas of North America, with special emphasis on Texas and California. The Texas map shows in colored outline the lands granted to the Adelsverein and has the post road from Indianola to New Braunfels marked in red. The map of Oregon, California, Utah, New Mexico, etc. shows the gold regions in California and has an inset map of San Francisco Bay. There is also a striking separate map of San Francisco Bay titled "Bai San Francisco und Vereinigung des Sacramento mit dem San Joaquin." It has a lovely inset view of San Francisco and shows the routes by river to Sacramento and San Joaquin. Also issued under the title of "Kartenwerk zu dr. Karl Andree's Nord-Amerika," see P1231. Outline color. Bound in patterned paper covered boards with dark blue cloth spine with "Lange Atlas von Nord-amerika" stamped in gold. P-Maps, p. 606; P1230; Wheat Gold 264; cf Graff 2851 (Mollhausen Map); Tooley Dictionary p 375. P1230; Tooley Dictionary p 375. less