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Map of Australia, Compiled from the Nautical Surveys, Made by Order of the Admiralty, And other Authentic… by  James Wyld - 1844 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints (SKU: 14706)

Map of Australia, Compiled from the Nautical Surveys, Made by Order of the Admiralty, And other Authentic Documents. By James Wyld. Geographer to the Queen. London. Published by James Wyld. Charing Cross East. 1844

Map of Australia, Compiled from the Nautical Surveys, Made by Order of the Admiralty, And other Authentic… by  James Wyld - 1844 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints (SKU: 14706)

Map of Australia, Compiled from the Nautical Surveys, Made by Order of the Admiralty, And other Authentic Documents. By James Wyld. Geographer to the Queen. London. Published by James Wyld. Charing Cross East. 1844

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London: James Wyld, 1844. Dissected map mounted on linen. With notes on Mitchell's, Sturt's and Hume's explorations. National Library Bib ID 209675, although this edition not recorded in Tooley. The title refers to Wyld as "Geographer to the Queen", and the word "Queen" is a slightly different typeface; published from Charing Cross East, with 18 counties in NSW, which includes Queensland (Tooley lists 19 counties, but only 18 can be counted); 26 counties in Western Australia (called "New Holland"; Mount Hopeless added in South Australia, which is the only state with a border; inset of Van Diemens Land lower right, insert of the world lower left. There is an advertisement for numerous Wyld maps on the verso of one panel starting with Post Roads of Europe, the Overland Route Map to India, Canada, Map of the Oregon District, Afghanistan, the Panjaub and River Indus, etc, and ending with Traveling Maps and Guides of every description. Verso of a fold has a tipped on advertising sheet for new maps with the cartographer to the Queen and HRH Prince Albert. Steel engraving with period outline color. 82 x 55.5 cm. Some light overall foxing, 1.5" closed tear in bottom of map, repaired at the time of mounting on linen; should be accompanied by a slip case. Otherwise in very good condition.

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Title
Map of Australia, Compiled from the Nautical Surveys, Made by Order of the Admiralty, And other Authentic Documents. By James Wyld. Geographer to the Queen. London. Published by James Wyld. Charing Cross East. 1844
Author
Wyld, James
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Publisher
James Wyld
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1844
Bookseller catalogs
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