Auction 101, Lot 483

"Australia in 1839", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Australia

Period: 1840 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.5 x 12.5 inches
39.4 x 31.8 cm

Crisply engraved chart with detailed coastlines and a virtually blank in the interior. Each colony is named with the date of establishment and the dates of major discoveries. The population of the whole region is noted as 141,000. A simple, but elegant map with a keyboard style border.

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Condition: A

Even ivory toning to paper.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/4/2002

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