# 3377

SPRUNER von MERZ, Karl (1803-1892)

Historisch-geographischer Hand-Atlas zur Geschichte Asiens, Africa’s, America’s und Australiens.

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Gotha : Justus Perthes, 1853. First edition. Oblong folio, original half black morocco with patterned green papered limp boards, gilt lettering (some staining to front and rear boards; rear board with small section of surface loss; spine frayed at tail), with [18] hand coloured steel engraved maps of the different regions of the world (the final map is of Australia and the Pacific), printed recto of each leaf (preliminaries foxed; mild water stain to upper edges of leaves; some mild, scattered foxing). Text in German.

A single copy of this first edition recorded in Australian collections (State Library of New South Wales).

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