Van Diemen's Land or Tasmania. A. K. JOHNSTON.

Van Diemen's Land or Tasmania

Edinburgh.

Map. Engraving with original hand outline color. Image measures 24" x 19.75".

Beautiful and clear double page map of Tasmania divided into counties, circa 1850. Features towns, major routes, waterways and topographical features in great detail. A note at lower left briefly explains the island's colonial history. A.K. Johnston (1804-1871) was a Scottish geographer and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Partnered with his brother William, Johnston maintained a prolific map publishing firm throughout the 19th century. Their output ranged from globes, to atlas and wall maps. Minor scuffing.

Binding: Unbound
Condition: Very Good(+)
Language: English

Price: $300.00

Item #224927

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