1839 Samuel Augustus Mitchell Antique Map of New Holland, New Zealand & Oceania

Cartographer : Samuel Augustus Mitchell

  • Title : No 18 Map of Oceania...Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1839 by S Augustus Mitchell
  • Date : 1839
  • Condition: (A) Very Good Condition
  • Ref:  32148
  • Size: 12in x 9in (305mm x 230mm)

This detailed original hand coloured copper-plate engraved antique map of New Holland - Australia, New Zealand, Polynesia & Micronesia, Oceania by Samuel Augustus Mitchell in 1839 - dated - was published in Mitchells School and Family Geography

General Definitions:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color : - off white
Age of map color: - Original
Colors used: - Yellow, green, blue, pink
General color appearance: - Authentic
Paper size: - 12in x 9in (305mm x 230mm)
Plate size: - 12in x 9in (305mm x 230mm)
Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)

Margins: - Light soiling
Plate area: - Light soiling
Verso: - Light soiling

Early map of Australia and Oceania, the east coast is still referred to as NSW, with no sign of development of Melbourne or Victoria with New Zealand listing early Cook & Maori place names.