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Auction 179, Lot 815

Depicts the Gold Regions of Australia

"[Lot of 5] Australia [and] Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia [and] New South Wales [and] Victoria [and] New Zealand", Black, Adam & Charles

Subject: Australia, New Zealand

Period: 1853 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

See Description

A nice set of five atlas maps depicting both Australia and New Zealand. Prominently displays the gold regions of Australia, which were first publicized by the Australian government only a few years prior. The maps show good detail of towns and cities, roads, rivers, mountains, and each sheet includes an inset map.

A. Australia (21.6 x 16.3").
B. Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia (15.5 x 10.8").
C. New South Wales (10.6 x 14.8").
D. Victoria (14.8 x 10.8").
E. New Zealand (11.3 x 14.9").


Condition: A

Overall clean examples with a hint of toning along the sheet edges. The double-page map of Australia has a hint of color offsetting. Australia: B+/ Other Four Maps: A

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/16/2020