Germany, Saxon & Frankish emperors Old map Spruner 1865
Title: Deutschland unter den Sächsischen & Fränkischen Kaisern bis zu den Hohenstaufen.
Antique map of Germany under the Saxon & Frankish emperors up to the Hohenstaufen. Nice hand colored map in very good condition. Karl Spruner first edition historical atlas maps, exceptionally through the precision of detail in boundaries of the various (country) states and the extensive hand coloring which have been executed in detail.
Cartographer: Karl Spruner von Merz, 1803-1892 Karl von Spruner as he preferred to be known, 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. He is best known for his historical atlases.
Origin: Historisch Geographischer Hand Atlas Zur Geschichte Der Staaten Europa’s Vom Anfang Des Mittelalters Bis Die Neueste Zeit Von Dr. Karl Spruner Gotha: Bei Justas Perthes. Size: Sheet app.: 17.5 x 14.5 inches. 44.5 x 36.5 cm. Image app.: 14 x12.5 inches. 35.5 x 31.5 cm. Condition: View overall very good. Light soiled margins.