Auction 151, Lot 703

"Oceanie", Andriveau-Goujon, E.

Subject: Oceania

Period: 1876 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.5 x 18 inches
62.2 x 45.7 cm

This handsome map includes Indochina, Indonesia, the Philippines, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, French Polynesia, and several other Pacific islands. The names of all six Australian states and one territory appear: Australie du Nord, Queensland, Nle. Galles du Sud, Victoria, Australie du Sud, Australie Occidentale, and Tasmanie ou Terre de Van Diemen. English, French, Dutch, Spanish, and Portuguese colonies are indicated by color with a key at bottom left. Printed by Louis Antoine and engraved by Flahaut, Smith, Rousset, and Fontaine.

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Condition: A

Original color with faint offsetting, some tiny spots, and toning along the sheet's edges.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $170

Closed on 11/19/2014

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