Rare map of The British Empire by Spruner


Rare map of The British Empire by Spruner

Product no.: 2437
£200.00


Grossbritannien's saemmtliche Besitzungen mit Angabe ihrer Erwerbungszeit. [Great Britain's entire Possessions with the Dates of their Annexation] from Karl von Spruner's Historicher Atlas.

from: Karl von Spruner's Historicher Atlas. 1806.
 
steel engraved map with modern hand colouring; image size 30,5 x 41,5 cm. some smaller marginal tears not affecting image; some add. light creases; o/w vg cond
 
This is one of the sought after British Empire maps 'with all the pink bits'. With 2 insets of North America and India.

 

Karl von Spruner aka Karl Spruner von Merz, was a German cartographer and scholar. He spent most of his long life in military service. He joined the Bavarian army, aged 11, in 1814, and was promoted to lieutenant in 1825. 
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