Australasia

New Zealand

Colour-printed lithograph, from the original steel engraving by Keith Johnston FRSE. Published by W. & K. A. Johnston, Limited, Edinburgh & London, circa 1906.

Size of paper: 18 1/2" x 14 1/2".

Generally very good condition throughout. Original horizontal central fold as issued. Minor age staining to margins.

An attractive late nineteenth century map of the North and South Islands, with a vignette of 'The Southern Alps of New Zealand From the Central Moraine of the Godley Glacier.' An interesting detail is the route of the 'Sub[marine] Tel[egraph] from Sydney (Australia)' running under the Tasman Sea into Tasman Bay and out again across the Cook Strait to the North Island.

 

£150.00 unmounted, unframed,

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