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Syria Cyprus map Syrien angrenzenden Laenden Spruner 1846
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Syria Cyprus map Syrien angrenzenden Laenden Spruner 1846

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Title: Syrien Und die angrenzenden Ländern zur zeit der Kreuzzüge.

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Syria Cyprus map Syrien angrenzenden Laenden Spruner 1846

Title: Syrien Und die angrenzenden Ländern zur zeit der Kreuzzüge.

Old map of Syria and neighboring countries (Cyprus) and inlay maps of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, maps of Ptolemais, Antiochie (now Turkey) and Jerusalem.

This map gives an overview of the kingdom of Jerusalem, a crusader state, which existed in Palestine from 1099 to 1291.
Original steel plate engraved map with hand coloring

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.

Sheet app.: 44.5 x 36.5 cm. 17.5 x 14.5 inches.
Image app.: 41 x 28 cm. 16 x 11 inches.
Condition: Good, Nice map marginal light soiled paper.