Auction 153, Lot 729

"New Zealand", Johnston, Alexander K.

Subject: New Zealand

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication: National Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 23.5 inches
50.8 x 59.7 cm

A large map of New Zealand showing the early, transitional provinces of New Ulster, New Munster and New Leinster. These divisions were created in 1841 and abolished in 1853. The islands are also carrying their Maori names of Tavai Poenamo for the Middle Island, and Eaheino Mauwe for the North Island. The inset at lower right has small maps of Port Nicholson and Port Cooper. From Johnston’s early lithographed edition of his National Atlas.

References: Tooley (Australia) #764.

Condition: B+

There are a few tiny spots in the image and light toning along sheet edges. Backed with very thin linen, apparently as issued.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $130

Closed on 5/20/2015

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