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Mossgreen / Antique & Vintage Toys Online - Dolls, Puzzles, Games, Furniture & Accessories - 06/12/2017 / Models & Toys / Lot 133
circa 1830, "WALLIS'S NEW DISSECTED MAP OF ASIA Engraved from the latest authority for the use of Young Students in GEOGRAPHY" [J.Wallis, No.42 Skinner St., Snow Hill]. Printed lithographic map cut into sections and laid down on interlocking wooden pieces; all original, except for one small piece (Caspian Sea, which has been restored). 54 x 44cm at the widest point. Contained in the original wooden box, with sliding lid and printed label. Extremely rare. Victoria and South Australia have not yet been delineated; Tasmania is still shown as Van Diemen's Land and the west coast of New Guinea is imagined. Parts o Western Australia are labelled "Dinnings Land", "Ebel Land", "Endrachts Land", "De Witts Land", etc.