# 20657

HOGAN, William

This map of Tasmania in 1859

$4,800.00 AUD

Sir Henry Edward Fox Young, Knight Companion of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath, being Governor in Chief and the Honble Francis Smith, Attorney General, being Premier is dedicated to His Excellency and the Parliament by James Sprent, Surveyor General. [Cover title : Map of Tasmania and adjacent islands]. Hobart Town and Launceston : J. Walch &​ Sons; London : Edward Stanford; Edinburgh : W. & A. K. Johnston, and New York : Truebner, 1859. Lithograph colour map, 1650 x 1220 mm, dissected and laid on linen, in gilt-lettered morocco case (rubbed), edges lined in silk, light uniform browning, a few manuscript notes, inset map of King Island, a very good copy.

Engraved by W. & A. K. Johnston of Edinburgh, this monumental large format library map was the most detailed survey to date of the island state.

Tooley 1549