Auction 99, Lot 508

"[Set of three maps] Australia and New Zealand", Perthes, Justus

Subject: Australia and New Zealand

Period: 1877 (dated)

Publication: Stieler's Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16 x 13 inches
40.6 x 33 cm

Lot of three steel engraved maps. General map of Australia (Australien Maassstab 1:10.000.000) names six territories and carries amazing detail throughout, including a surprising amount of information in the interior. Large inset of Sydney and Port Jackson. Second chart is all of New South Wales and Queensland up to about Hazelwood. The finest imaginable detail throughout. Third chart has large insets of Western Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand. Smaller inset details the Isthmus of Auckland. A matched set of three maps.

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Condition: B

All precisely engraved with delicate coloring. A little very light & scattered foxing.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $55

Closed on 6/12/2002

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