Australia New South Wales showing Colonies 1849 Flemming old antique mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Australia- Colonies of New Holland, New South Wales, North Australia, South Australia & West Australia- Van Diemen's Land)
Issued 1849, Glogau/ Leipsic by C. Flemming for Sohr & Berghaus
Fine and very uncommon original old 19th century lithographed German map with original outline hand color.
Scarce folio sheet mid-19th century map of which there are several variants. Large areas labelled as "colonies". Lake Torrens is an undefined partial coastal outline, still unexplored and prior to the erroneous hook shape seen shortly after this date.
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[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map shows signs of age, moderate scattered age spotting as seen, edges well toned/ darkened in blank margins. Paper and map image remains overall clean & sound, map will look nice once displayed.
Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great old vintage antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A cartographic depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 14 1/2" H x 17 1/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 13 3/8" H x 15 3/4" W
Espenhorst, Bibliographie der Handatlanten, 4.3a
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 2, p. 79