Oceanica Islands Australia Sandwich isles Hawaii 1894 Lake Torrens hooked mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Map of Oceanica Exhibiting its Various Divisions.
(Australia, Sandwich Islands, Polynesia, Malaysia).
Issued 1894, Phila by S.A. Mitchell & A.L. Smith.
Of note for the prominent erroneous and long since disproved hook-shaped Lake Torrens in southern Australia.
Uncommon version/ issue of this late 19th century antique map, lithographed with original hand color. Separate inset at lower right of Sandwich Islands, today called Hawaii.
Sheet measures c. 15" x 11 3/4" .
Printed area measures c. 12 1/8" x 9".