Oceania Australia Polynesia New Zealand c.1850 Tardieu fine large engraved mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Oceania, Pacific Ocean, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Polynesia, Hawaii, New Zealand).
Issued c. 1848-52, Paris by Tardieu. Engraved by Tardieu.
Attractive large mid 19th century engraved map with original hand color.
Note the apocryphal hook shape given to Lake Torrens in South Australia.
Well preserved, nice looking example with pleasing age patina.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 16 1/2" H x 20 1/2" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 13 1/4" H x 16 3/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.