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Atlas of the settled counties of New South Wales [cartographic material] : this valuable series is complete in nineteen numbers, with the addition of a road and distance map of the entire colony : these maps have been compiled with great care from the latest government surveys; the mineral information has been obtained from the government survey and others; and the geographical and geological information from the works of the following authors, viz.: Wentworth, Lang, Hovel and Hume, Bennett, Mitchell, Wells, the Rev. W.B. Clarke and W. Wilkins
Bib ID 118031
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Basch & Co
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Fragile material - Copy 3 and Copy 4 available for public use only to researchers who can demonstrate a need to access this material. Please apply to a Curator via Ask a Librarian: https://www.nla.gov.au/askalibrarian 
Scale Scales differ. 
Description Sydney : Basch & Co., [1872] 
1 atlas ([39] leaves) : 20 colour maps, incl. 1 folded map ; 44 x 31 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK704

Full contents
  • Reference to the settled counties: 1. Cumberland
  • 2. Cook
  • 3. Camden
  • 4. Northumberland
  • 5. Hunter
  • 6. Roxburgh
  • 7. Westmoreland
  • 8. Georgiana
  • 9. Argyle
  • 10. St. Vincent
 
Notes

"This atlas is the first that has ever been produced in the Colony ...".

Atlas of maps of the counties of New South Wales drawn circa 1868. These maps show the principal postal towns with their populations and distances from Sydney and include villages, roads, rivers and creeks, telegraphs, railways, dividing ranges, height and position of the main mountains, agricultural data such as type of growing districts, mines and mineral deposits. Relief is shown by hachures.

Ferguson notes: Maps drawn by George Bishop while he was draftsman in Surveyor-General's Office, 1866-1870.

Includes printed information in margins.

On each map: Lenthall Bros, Lith.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-231003223

Library's copies no. 2 & 3 at MAP RaA 18, both have their covers detached.

Library's copy at NK704 has inscription on t.p.: To James from Papa 1873.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK704.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 6783

Subjects Counties -- New South Wales -- Maps.  |  Roads -- New South Wales -- Maps.  |  New South Wales -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1866-1870 
Other authors/contributors Bishop, George, active 1857-  |  Lenthall Bros
Also Titled

Basch & Co.'s Atlas of the settled counties of New South Wales.

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