Australasia. Map with Australia marked "Notasia" Map, W. Lowry.

Australasia. Map with Australia marked "Notasia"

Ca. 1806. Unusual copper engraved map with the Australian continent designated "Notasia", showing Van Diemens Land separated from the continent by Bass Strait, and with the first inland track over the Blue Mountains recorded. Showing "Rotenest" (sic) Island and the Swan River.

New Zealand, "Cooks Land" is shown with the original Maori names for the islands: Eaheinomawe (North Island) and Tavia Poenammoo (South Island).

R. Scott, Sc. printed beneath the title. 10 x 7 3/4", paper 11 x 8 1/4". Some fox spotting at top edge. Original folds flattened. Not recorded in Trove. Very good overall. Item #24469

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