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MISSIONS CATHOLIQUES. - Carte des missions Catholiques en Australie.

MISSIONS CATHOLIQUES. - Carte des missions Catholiques en Australie.
MISSIONS CATHOLIQUES. - Carte des missions Catholiques en Australie.
Date: Lyon / Paris, 1906
Size: 680 x 930 mm.
Colouring: In original o/l colours.
Condition: In good condition. Lithography. With folding's, as issued. Small marginal tear of old fold.

Description

Rare and detailed map of Australia (Scale 1:5 000 000) showing Catholic dioceses and bishops' residences, but not missions, on topographic base. Relief shown by hachures, shading and spot heights in meters. The map has a key to the 19 different missionary territories. The coordinates of latitude based on Paris.
With inset map of Tasmania in lower right corner. (95x90mm.)
This large sheet was folded, as a supplement, into the French "Journal Les Missions Catholiques" of 1906 and is a rare survival in overall fine condition.
Engraved on stone by R, Hausermann. Published by Augustin Challamel, 5 rue Jacob Paris.
RARE.
800€
  • Reference N°: 31926
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