Auction 423 / Lot n° 592

[MAPPA] - RAVENSTEIN, Ernst Georg (1834-1913) [disegnata da] - Schenck & Mc Farlone [litografo e stampatore a colori] - General Map of Australia and Tasmania, or Van Diemen's Land shewing the British Colonies as divided into Counties. Edinburgh, London, Mainz: A & C Black, Longman, Victor Von Zabern, 1857. An interesting example of travel map, with precise pen colored notes of the traveler, on a scale of 1: 30 British miles. (1030 x 1250mm). Colour map from a drawing by a young Ernst Georg Ravenstein, scholar, geographer and traveler, with borders and some areas noted in pink, the scale is present in both British miles and nautical miles, divided into 16 large sections and mounted on linen (there is a blue spot in the lower area, spotting, browning and some holes). Cloth with gold title (lightly soiled and with spine lightly chipped, some stains), with a small modern map inserted.

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate € 250 - 350

Sold € 300