New Zealand 1848 Gilbert Archer decorative antique mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
South America No. 4.
Issued London, 1848 by James Gilbert.
Engraved by J. Archer.
Scarce engraved mid-19th century map with original hand color. Charming decorative map, a globe set within a compass rose above the title.
Print paper and engraved area remains well preserved and clean.
Sheet measures c. 10 1/4" x 12 3/4".
Printed area measures c. 9" x 11".
Tooley, Mapping of Australia, 669 (giving the date as 1846).
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. I, p. 41.