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ÅKERLAND, E - Karta öfver Australien eller Polynesien.

ÅKERLAND, E -  Karta öfver Australien eller Polynesien.
Karta öfver Australien eller Polynesien. - ÅKERLAND, E
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Title : Karta öfver Australien eller Polynesien..
Map maker : ÅKERLAND, E.
Date : A. Wiborgs förlag, Stockholm, ca. 1848.
Size : 13.5 x 16.5 inches. / 34.3 x 41.9 cm.
Colouring : In original colours.

Description :An very rare map of the continent of Australia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, with Swedish text. This is an heavenly updated version of his map of 1818 and is now dated 1831.
From his atlas "Geographisk Hand-Atlas" first published in 1817.

Interestingly Australia is labeled "Nya Holland eller Ulimaroa". Many new names added in Australia, and form of New Zealand updated. Number 6 in upper right corner.

More about Where in the World is Ulimaroa [+]
For an image of the first state see lot 33622.

Erik Åkerland (1754-1835) was a prolific and very skilled cartographer and engraver. Early in his career he worked in Fredrik Akrel´s globe factory in Stockholm.
In the 1790s he engraved sea charts for Johan Nordenankars great Sea Atlas. In the early 1800s he took over the publishing of Atlas Juvenilis, which was first issued by Anders Åkerman in 1768. Åkerland also engraved portraits, among them Carl von Linné and Carl XIV Johan. ¤
Condition : Printed on good quality paper, paper slightly browned in lower left corner.

ID: 33690

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