Auction 102, Lot 510

"Neu Holland", Meyer, Joseph

Subject: Australia

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Die Funf Welttheile dargestefft in Bild & Wort

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.5 x 3.5 inches
14 x 8.9 cm

A very detailed, steel engraved, miniature map with insets of New South Wales, along with Hobartsown, and a Colonien am Schwan Fluss, just south of Perth. This map was published by Joseph Meyer's Bibliographischen Instituts, one of the most important German cartographic firms of the nineteenth century. Their maps were respected for their excellent and up-to-date detail.

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Condition: A

Generous, margins with some spots, scattered foxing and light offsetting. Hinge remnants on verso.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $65

Closed on 3/5/2003

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