Oceanica Australia w/ Torrens hook 1874 old vintage antique hand color mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Map of Oceanica
(Hawaii, Australia, Lake Torrens, Philippines, New Zealand, Pearl Islands, Java, Sumatra)
Issued 1874, Phila for Mitchell
Fine and uncommon old lithographed map with original hand color.
Note how Lake Torrens in southern Australia is shown with a hook. Extracted from a geography, so text on back as always/ issued.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.]. Text on verso as issued.
Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great old vintage antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 9 3/8" H x 12" W.
Printed area measures c. 7 7/8" H x 11" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 3, p.260