Australia Oceania islands 1848 folio scarce engraved hand color antique mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
(Australia / Oceania)
Issued Paris, 1848 by Delamarche.
Beautiful and uncommon mid 19th century folio engraved map, with original hand color.
Wonderfully detailed, with insets of Tahiti & Marquesas islands at bottom right..
In VG+, mostly clean condition. Some very light marginal toning, but otherwise remaining clean and quite well-preserved overall.
Sheet measures c. 18 3/4" W x 13 1/4" H.
Engraved area measures c. 17" W x 11 1/4" H.
Folio. Original fold line as issued.
Tooley, Mapping of Australia , 388 (noting the insertion of Melbourne & Brisbane)