Auction 106, Lot 545

"Johnson's Australia", Johnson & Ward

Subject: Australia

Period: 1864 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.6 x 12.6 inches
39.6 x 32 cm

Details the development and settlement to 1864 with a largely blank and unexplored interior. Shows seven states/territories including a huge Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Van Diemen Land, and West, North and South Australia. Tables of counties with key to map. Another lists explorers and dates of discovery of various lands, the earliest being Arnhem's Land discovered in 1623. Decorative borders.

References:

Condition: B

Two tiny spots and a marginal stain just to border, else very good.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $55

Closed on 3/3/2004

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