Auction 104, Lot 622

"[Lot of 2] New Holland And New Zealand [together with] Johnson's Australia", Various

Subject: Australia

Period: 1842-63 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

See Description

Two maps that provide a great view of the rapid advance of knowledge in the region during the nineteenth century. New Holland And New Zealand by Jeremiah Greenleaf, circa 1842 (13 x 10.7") shows the interior of Australia nearly completely blank with detail confined to the coastlines and New South Wales. A dotted line splits the country down the middle. Johnson's Australia published by Johnson and Ward, circa 1863 (15.5 x 12.5"). It provides considerably more topographical information with political division into seven counties.


Condition: B

First with some toning and spots. Second with short tears in blank margins, closed with archival tape. Couple of tiny spots, still very good.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/10/2003