Highly detailed map of Tasmania, including provinces and land owners.
Historical notes discuss the discovery of the island in 1642 by Abel Tasman, the remaining of the island to honor Anthony Vandiemen, Cook's visit, the discovery of Bass Strait in 1788, and commencement of emigration in 1823 with the establishment of the V.D. Bank and its territorial independence from NSW in 1825. Excellent detail. Decorative Piano Key border. Fine example, on thick heavy paper. From Johnston's scarce National Atlas.