South Australia Shewing the Division into Counties of the Settled Portions of the Province With situation of Mines of Copper & Lead from the Surveys of Captn Frome R.l Eng.rs [Map ]. John Arrowsmith.

South Australia Shewing the Division into Counties of the Settled Portions of the Province With situation of Mines of Copper & Lead from the Surveys of Captn Frome R.l Eng.rs [Map ].

London: Arrowsmith, 1858 March 20th. Fourth printing with additions. Folding map of South Australia, a fine close up view of the new colony, with an inset at the top left Plan of Port Adelaide, with soundings and town layout,1846; and another at the upper right showing South Australia as part of the Australian continent. The nine counties are highlighted in yellow, blue or red and include Flinders, Stanley, Gawler, Light, Eyre, Adelaide, Sturt, Hindmarsh, and Russell. Edward John Eyre's routes are outlined in red, along with Captain Frome's tracks of 1842. The Kapunda Copper mine and a proposed railway link from Adelaide to Port Adelaide are indicated. "Mineral localities colored red" printed at the lower left, below the black rule.

This appears to be the 4th updated printing of this map first published in 1843 in Arrowsmith's "London Atlas". It was reprinted the following year as a supplement to Dutton's "South Australia and It's Mines." Then in 1846, it was redesigned, adding the 2 insets. Finally, in this 1858 edition, the mining districts in red. Lithographed map on thin paper with fine outline color, 21 1/2 x 25 1/4". Tooley 1444; National Library Bib ID 101521; Library Australia # 23492738. Very bright and clean color outline map, with period folds. Item #26355

Price: $750.00

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