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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 ($169 • €139 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 ($203 • €167 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 ($230 • €189 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 ($297 • €245 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 ($541 • €445 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 ($811 • €668 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 ($460 • €379 rates)


 Australia 

MALLET, Alain Manesson. [17th century miniature map of the Cape York Peninsula]
Nouvelle Guinée et Carpentarie. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 160 x 110mm. French text on verso.
Miniature map of the coast of Australia suggesting the Cape York Peninsula is joined to New Guinea, from Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 13148]    £160.00 ($216 • €178 rates)


CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [17th Century globe gore showing Australia's northern regions]
[Het Niew Hollandt.] Venice, c.1690. 230 x 290mm, set in text.
An early map of northern Australia and the Spice Islands, originally published as a gore, a sheet made to be pasted onto a globe. However in this case Coronelli has re-used the printing plate, using it to illustrate his 'Isolario' atlas. It shows the Australian coastline around Arnham Land and the Kimberly Plateau, with the gaps filled with interesting vignettes including one of an elephant. This followed a common misconception inherited from a misreading of Marco Polo: by associating 'Beach' with Australia rather than the probable Thailand, such animals were believed to exist on the continent. One of the more unusual maps of Australia.
[Ref: 17568]    £1,850.00 ($2,501 • €2,060 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 ($6,422 • €5,289 rates)


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