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 Pacific and Australasia 

Anonymous. Geografia Oceania Tempi Moderni. Rome, c.1830, original outline colouring, each map 85 x 120mm
Four maps on a sheet from an early 19th century Italian Atlas. Showing Malaysia and Indonesia, Australasia, Micronesia and Polynesia.
[Ref: 10322]    £110.00 ($142 • €125 rates)

Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine. [An French sea chart of the Pacific after Dumont D'Urville]
Carte Générale de l'Océan Pacifique Dressée par M.M. d'Urville et Lottin d'apres les reconnaissances de la Corvette Astrolabe et les découvertes les plus récentes. 1833, revue en 1834. Paris: 1834. 630 x 930mm. Issued with edged linen on reverse. A fine example.
A detailed sea-chart of the Pacific Ocean south of Japan, Hawaii and San Francisco, showing the Philippines and Australia east to Cape Horn. It is based on the work of Jules Sébastien César Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842), the French explorer who commanded a scientific expedition 1826-35, and his assistant Victor Charles Lottin (1795-1858).
[Ref: 18866]    £450.00 ($581 • €511 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 ($194 • €170 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 ($284 • €250 rates)

TALLIS, John. [Map of Polynesia with vignettes]
Polynesia or Islands in the Pacific Ocean. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 350 x 270mm.
Old Map of the islands in the central Pacific, including Hawaii, Friendly Islands, Fiji, New hebrides, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases, with an ornate printed border and vignette scenes.
[Ref: 17737]    £130.00 ($168 • €148 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 ($516 • €454 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 ($775 • €682 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 ($439 • €386 rates)

CLEMENTI, V. [An Italian map of the war in the Pacific a month after Pearl Harbour]
Teatro di Operazioni nell'Oceano Pacifico. Rome: Tumminelli, 1942. Printed in black and red. Sheet 470 x 635mm. Repairs to folds on verso.
An Italian map of their ally Japan's progress in the Pacific theatre of the Second World War, published in the 'Cronache della Guerra ' January 1942, a little over a month after their attack on Pearl Harbour. It shows the shipping routes, and possible targets in America, Australia and New Zealand, and South East Asia. The Japanese actions are exaggerated: Auckland is marked as 'bombed by the Japanese, although in fact a small seaplane, launched from a submarine, only flew over Auckland and Wellington.
[Ref: 18768]    £380.00 ($491 • €432 rates)


CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [A pair of rare 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]    £3,250.00 ($4,196 • €3,692 rates)

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