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  AUSTRALASIA 
 Pacific and Australasia 

MARMOCCHI, F.C. [South Pacific]
Oceania ossia Australia, Polinesia e Malesia Naples, Marghieri & Petraroja, c.1845, subscription edition. Original outline colour. 330 x 420mm.
Map of Australia and the South Pacific from the 'Grande Atlante di Geografia Universale...', drawn by Ferdinand Arrigoni, with a printed wrapper and a page of text with seven wood engraved vignettes, including four in colour. Subscribers to the atlas received each map separately, and could choose how to bind the complete atlas later.
[Ref: 8664]    £125.00 ($165 • €140 rates)


LEVASSEUR, Victor. [Decorative map of the South Pacific]
Océanie. Paris, c.1850. Steel engraving. Original outline colour. 320 x 450mm.
Map of the southern Pacific from the 'Atlas Universel Illustre', with a highly decorative engraved border including vignettes of costumes, portraits, etc.. Showing Australia ( Nouvelle Hollande) and New Zealand ( Novelle Zelande).
[Ref: 8833]    £150.00 ($198 • €168 rates)


LEVASSEUR, Victor. [The South Pacific with illustrated borders]
Océanie. Paris, c.1850. Original body colour with additions on the vignettes. Steel engraving, 320 x 450mm.
Steel engraved map of the South Pacific, from the 'Atlas Universel Illustre', with a highly decorative engraved border including vignettes of costumes, portraits, etc.
[Ref: 17828]    £170.00 ($224 • €190 rates)


MONIN, Charles V. [Separate-issue map of Australasia]
Océanie. Paris: Auguste Logerot, c.1850. Original colour. 490 x 690mm. With mapseller's ink stamp in the top margin, repair to fold.
A large and detailed map of Australasia, with insets of New South Wales and the south west corner of Australia.
[Ref: 8778]    £220.00 ($290 • €246 rates)


WEIMAR GEOGRAPHISCHES INSTITUT. [19th century map of the South Pacific]
Australien entuorfen und gezeichnet von C.F. Weiland Weimar, 1823. Original outline colour. 490 x 630mm.
Australasia, extending to Japan and the Sandwich Islands Australia showing the divisions of De Witts Land, Carpentaria Land, Nuyts Land, Lowin Land, Van Diemens Land, Edels Land, Eendrachts Land, Arnheims Land, Flinders Land. Sydney is still called Port Jackson.
[Ref: 11319]    £400.00 ($528 • €448 rates)


HOLLE, Leinhart. [Wall map of Australasia]
Schulwandkarte von Australasien, gezeichnet, lithographirt und gedruckt von L. Holle... Wolfenbüttel: Holle, c.1860. Original colour. Lithographic map, dissected and laid on linen with brass hanging rings, as issued, total 1050 x 1370mm. Some staining and pencil mss. notes, some wear at folds of linen.
A scarce wall map for schools, with a coloured key for the possessions of European countries, extending to the Malay Peninsula, Japan, Hawaii, French Polynesia and New Zealand. The inclusion of 'Quensland' in Australia dates the map as post-1859. Such school maps are rare, usually disposed off when damaged or superceded. The National Library of Australia has an edition pre-dating Queensland, ref MAP RM 3857.
[Ref: 12843]    £600.00 ($792 • €672 rates)


MORALES, Jose Pilar. [South Pacific with a highly decorative vignette]
Oceania. Spain, Astort Hernandos, c.1880. Wood engraving, printed in colours. 285 x 400mm, set in a page with a coloured wood engraved scene, 175 x 680mm. Overall size: 610 x 845 mm
Map of the South Pacific, with the colonies of each country marked. The other illustration, engraved by Otto Neussel, is a allegorical scene of various islanders approaching a very western-style sea-god lounging on a sea-monster.
[Ref: 8766]    £340.00 ($449 • €381 rates)


 Australia 

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [A pair of 17th Century globe gores showing Australia]
[Two gore sheets from an 47cm diameter terrestrial globe, showing central and eastern Australia, dedicated to William III.] Venice, 1697. Two plates, each (at most) 125 x 335mm. Faint double image.
Two globe gores, designed to be pasted onto a globe 46cm (18") in diameter. The left sheet shows central Australia with a vignette of natives hunting whales with spears; the right sheet show western Carpentaria and Tasmania, with the coast of New South Wales left blank, being unknown to Europeans for another 70 years. A wreath contains a dedication to William III, king of Great Britain, dated 1696. The sheets were published in Coronelli's very scarce 'Libro dei Globi', a collection of gore sheets of globes of different sizes.
[Ref: 17936]    £4,250.00 ($5,610 • €4,760 rates)


BOWEN, Emanuel. [The first large-scale map of Australia by an Englishman]
A Complete Map of the Southern Continent. Survey'd by Capt. Abel Tasman & depicted by Order of the East India Company in Holland in the Stadt House in Amsterdam. London, 1744. Coloured. 380 x 490mm.
The first printed map of Australia by an Englishman, although copied from Thevenot, published in the second edition of John Harris' 'Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels'. Bowen has added the Tropic of Capricorn and two texts: the upper block emphasises that no assumptions have been made, so white space abounds between New Guinea and Carpentaria, and between the mainland, Tasmania and New Zealand; the lower text starts 'It is impossible to conceive a Country that promises fairer from its situation, than this of Terra Australia; no longer incognita, as this map demonstrates...' CLANCY: map 6.25, illus; PERRY: p.60, plate 69.
[Ref: 16275]    £4,750.00 ($6,270 • €5,320 rates)


BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [The pre-Cook outline of Australia]
Carte Réduite des Terres Australes. Paris, 1753. Coloured. 215 x 285mm.
Published less than twenty years before Cook's First Circumnavigation, this map is one of the few 18th century maps devoted to Australia. It shows how little was known about the eastern half of the continent 150 years after discovery: Bellin has hatchured an unbroken coastline between Tasmania, Espiritu Santo and New Guinea, but adds a note that he supposes those lands are joined, 'mais sans preuves' (without proof). To the west Tasmania is joined to Nuytsland by another coastline marked 'conjecturale'. To the east is the partial outline of New Zealand.
[Ref: 16944]    £1,200.00 ($1,584 • €1,344 rates)


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