Auction 93, Lot 368

"Australia (East) together with Australia (West)", Stanford, E.

Subject: Australia

Period: 1895 (circa)

Publication: London Atlas of Universal Geography

Color: Printed Color

Size:
19.7 x 23.8 inches
50 x 60.5 cm

A fine pair of large maps, together covering the whole continent. Very detailed with many cities named and designating principal roads, railways, telegraph lines, rivers and natural features. Most interesting are the various interior exploration routes shown with dates and fascinating notations, such as "grass, flowers in bloom", "Undulating country with spinifex covered with brown gravel which becomes more solid to the west", and "attacked by natives".

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $140 - $160

Unsold

Closed on 12/6/2000

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