Germany Church division Old map by Karl Spruner 1865
Titel: Deutschland Kirchliche Einteilung bis das XVI te Jahrhundert.
Antique map of Germany's Church division until the 16th century, with maps of Thuringia and Lake Constance, on the lower right an explanation of the abbreviations.
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 1846. Size: App image: 41 x 32.5 cm. 16.2 x 12.6 inches. App Sheet: 48 x 36.5 cm. 18.5 x 14.4 inches.