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A Chart of Van Diemen's Land, the South extremity of New Holland with the new discovered river by the Ships Duke and Duchess. from Captn. John Hayes. 1798 (with inset map) Continuation of the River from King George's Bay, on a larger Scale. with the Situation of the Ships Duke and Duchess, at Anchor
London:: Laurie & Whittle,. 1798.. Published by the esteemed Laurie & Whittle in London on 12th July 1798, this scarce & handsome map with period color of Hobart & the Derwent River is from the rare "East India Pilot". This is the only Australian map in the atlas. The atlas has achieved $144,000 & $150,000 US in recent times (the Streeter Sale, 2007 and Wardington sale, 2006). The copy of this map in the Streeter atlas was black and white, and had the same amount of offsetting. Tooley p. 95, no. 709. Original wash color, offsetting with restoration to upper center fold with slight loss to the map perimeter & margin repaired. Small blind stamp in margin edge. Very scarce.
      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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