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Auction 95, Lot 463

"Terra Australis to Australia", Williams and Frost

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1988 (published)

Publication: Oxford University Press


8 x 10.5 inches
20.3 x 26.7 cm
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This books tells the story of how Europeans conceived of the southern continent from ancient times until the beginning of the 19th century. The various stages of discovery are revealed in text of 242 pages, fully illustrated in color as well as b & w historic maps. Hard bound in cream cloth with color illustrated dustjacket.


Condition: A+

Like new.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $70

Closed on 6/13/2001