1884 Encyclopedia Britannica Map of New Zealand
Description: This is a fine example of the 1884 encyclopedia Britannica map of New Zealand. It covers the entire island country from Cape Reinga (C. Maria Van Diemen) to Stewart Island. An inset map in the upper left quadrant features a geological sketch map of New Zealand. Color coded according to counties, a list of counties formed in 1876 is featured in the lower right quadrant. It features various rivers, towns, cities, counties, railroads, and several other topographical details with relief shown by hachure. This map was published for the ninth edition of encyclopedia Britannica, volume XVII, plate no XIV.
Date: 1884 (undated)
Source: Encyclopedia Britannica, Ninth Edition, 1884.
Size: Printed area measures 12 in height x 9 inches in width (30.48 x 22.86 centimeters)
Condition: Very good. Minor wear on original centerfold. Blank on verso.
Code: NewZealand-britannica-1884 (to order by phone call: 646-320-8650)
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