Auction 146, Lot 775

"Australia New Zealand &c. (Australasia)", Johnston, W. & A.K.

Subject: Australia & New Zealand

Period: 1852 (circa)

Publication: General Geography

Color: Printed Color

Size:
12.3 x 10 inches
31.2 x 25.4 cm

Very early color lithograph covering from Borneo through New Zealand with the majority of Australia totally blank. New South Wales and West Australia are the only regions defined. An interesting feature of the map is that the latitude bars are marked with the names of different points around the world to help the reader place the region in perspective. Published by William Blackwood & Sons.

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Condition: A

Minor toning along sheet edges and a light crease at bottom left.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/4/2013

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