Oceania Australia Polynesian islands 1875 Brue fine large engraved map MalaysiaBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Carte Generale de l'Oceanie cinquieme partie du monde.
(Oceania- Australia- New Zealand- Micronesia- Malaysia)
Issued 1875, Paris. Engraved by A. Brue.
Attractive large old engraved 19th century antique map. Original hand color.
In the center is Alexandraland, interesting interior terrain details such as mountain ranges and short rivers are named. Color coded key left bottom corner identifying six Colonial powers possessions within the region as well as showing the placement of the telegraphic and electric lines then in existence.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 18 1/4"H x 24 1/4"W.
Printed area measures c. 14 3/8"H x 20 1/4"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1.