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Rare map of the British Isles, colored by counties, from a rare 18th Century German school atlas.

Josef Ferdinand Klemm Biography

Josef Ferdinand Klemm was born on Christmas Day 1868 to an Austrian bookseller and publisher, Josef Klemm, and Johanna (née Fessl) Klemm. He was a skilled artist involved in painting, lithography, and image restoration. He specialized in educational murals for schools; these included cityscapes, bird’s-eye views, historical maps, and architectural and monumental plans.