Spain Portugal, The Iberian Peninsula ecclesiastical. Spruner 1846
Title: Die iberische Halbinsel nach ihrer kirchlichen Eintheilung.
Mit Angabe der romischen & gothischen Bischofsitze, so wie der aeltesten & wichtigern Kloster.
Description: Antique map of Spain Portugal, The Iberian Peninsula according to its ecclesiastical division. With indication of the Roman & Gothic bishop seats, as well as the oldest & important monastery.
The map is steel plate engraved with outline hand coloring.
Insert key by symbols, Scale also in geographical miles, It covers North Africa and southern France.
Dictionary Tooleys of mapmakers, p. 199.- Phillips, p.151.
Karl Spruner historical atlas maps, exceptionally through the precision of detail in boundaries of the various (countries) 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 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.
Ref. Dictionary Tooleys of mapmakers, p. 199.- Phillips, p.151.
Size: Sheet app.: 17.5 x 14.5 inches. 44.5 x 36.5 cm. Image app.: 15.5 x 12.25 inches. 40 x 31 cm. Condition: Good antiquarian condition.