Geognostische Karte des Oesterreichischen Kaiserstaates mit einem grossen theile Deutschland's u. Italien.
A beautifully executed geological map of the Austrian Empire.
The Austrian Empire including the Kingdoms of Bohemia, Hungary, Dalmatia, Galicia & Lodomeria, Croatia & Slavonia, Lombardy & Venetia, the Grand Duchy of Austria, the Duchies of Carinthia, Carniola, Salzburg, Silesia, Styria, Bukovina, Serbia & Tamis Banat, the Principality of Transylvania, Moravia, Tyrol, Gorizia & Gradisca, Vorarlberg and, finally, Istria.
A numbered key identifies the 24 geological rock types.
This map pre-dates The Geological Survey of Austria which was founded in November 1849. The map has been dissected into 8 sections and laid on linen. A finely executed strap work border surrounds the map. Scarce.