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Auction 189, Lot 770

"The Mapping of Australia and Antarctica - Second Revised Edition", Tooley, R. V.

Subject: References, Australia & Antarctica

Period: 1985 (published)


Color: Black & White

7.6 x 10 inches
19.3 x 25.4 cm
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The second revised edition of this essential reference for collectors of Australia adds a section on early maps of Antarctica. The book includes essays on the printed maps of New South Wales, Tasmania, the Dutch Period, foreign maps of Australia, the French mapping of New Zealand, history of Australian cartography, and the early mapping of Antarctica. It includes an alphabetical list of 1560 maps in the National Library of Canberra. 649 pp., 256 black & white plates. Hardbound in green cloth with gilt title on the spine.


Condition: B

Text is very good. There is light shelf wear to the covers, and the cloth along the spine is splitting.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/14/2022