Australasia Australia 1959 Bathymetric Pacific Islands Fiji detailed big old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Australasia and South-West Pacific
(Australia / New Zealand / Pacific Islands).
On "Bonne Projection". Bathymetric depiction.
Issued Edinburgh, 1959 by the Geographical Institute.
Edited by John Bartholomew.
Remarkably detailed vintage color lithographed map. Bathymetric cartography for water and ocean, hypsometry for land areas.
Inset mapsat bottom corners include Macquarie Island, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.
Perhaps some small minor paper flaws, but to our eyes and for most people, an entirely acceptable and new-looking vintage map.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 24" x 19 1/4".
Printed area measures c. 21 3/4" x 17".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1, p. 92.