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  AUSTRALASIA 
 Australia 

CARY, John. [Early 19th century map of Australia and New Zealand]
New Holland and the Adjacent Isles. London, 1813. Original colour. 245 x 310mm.
An interesting map showing Australlia not completely charted; the south coast is drawn with a hypothetical line from Lowflat Island to port Philip. With an inset map of 'The Settlement of Port Jackson'.
[Ref: 17971]    £750.00 ($986 • €852 rates)


LINDNER, Friedr. Ludwig. [Early 19th century map of Australia]
Karte von Neu Holland nach den neusten Entdeckungen entworfen und gezeichnet. Weimar, Verlage des Geograph. Instituts, 1814. Original colour. 340 x 430mm.
A map of Australia, divided between the British, French and Dutch. On the map, published a year before the battle of Waterloo, the Spencer Gulf is called 'Golf Bonaparte'. The map shows a completed coastline, Bass Strait and the discoveries of both Baudin and Flinders.
[Ref: 15439]    £700.00 ($921 • €795 rates)


ASPIN, Jehoshaphat. [An uncommon map of the exploration of New South Wales]
A Chart of New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, &c. Surveys in the Interior of New South Wales. Van Diemen's Land, from the Most Recent Authorities and Surveys. British Settlements at Port Jackson, &c. Part of Australasia. Edinburgh: John Thomson; London: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, c.1821. Original colour. 520 x 625mm, paper watermarked 'A Cowan 1821'.
A map of New South Wales with insets of the environs of Sydney, Tasmania and a general map of Australia. The main map marks the few expeditions made into the interior, including searching for the source of the Lachlan River.
[Ref: 17680]    £750.00 ($986 • €852 rates)


MARZOLLA, Benedetto. Australia Occidentale Ed Isola Di Van-Diemen. Naples, 1848, original colour, printed area 435 x 495mm
An attractive map divided into two sections, one showing Western Australia, the other showing Tasmania. With extensive explanatory texts below concerning the history, geography and colonisation of both areas.
[Ref: 8456]    £280.00 ($368 • €318 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Antique map of South Australia]
Part of South Australia. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original colour. Steel engraving, 260 x 330mm.
Antique Map of the environs of Spencer Gulf, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases. Vignettes include a view of Adelaide, Aborigines and native fauna. The mining districts are marked in red.
[Ref: 12630]    £130.00 ($171 • €148 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Western Australia]
Western Australia, Swan River. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original colour, steel engraving, 345 x 240mm.
Map of Western Australia with a decorative border and attractive vignettes of Aborigines, views of Perth and the surrounding country and scenes of sheep farming
[Ref: 12638]    £180.00 ($237 • €204 rates)


TALLIS, John. [19th Century decorative map of Australia]
Australia. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Coloured. Steel engraving. 260 x 330mm.
Old map of Australia drawn and engraved by J.Rapkin, with decorative vignettes of parrots & a cockatoo, kangaroos, aboriginies and a view of Sydney.
[Ref: 15789]    £290.00 ($381 • €329 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of Victoria with vignettes]
Victoria, or Port Philip. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original colour. steel engraving, 260 x 330mm.
Map of the Australian state of Victoria, with a decorative border and attractive vignettes of kangaroos, aborigines and views of Melbourne and the River Glenelg.
[Ref: 17755]    £150.00 ($197 • €170 rates)


FINDLAY, Alexander George. [A detailed map of the British colonies in Australia]
Australia. London: Robert Holmes Laurie, 1853. Original colour. 400 x 520mm. Trimmed to printed border and laid on larger atlas sheet with page number, as originally issued.
A detailed map of Australia marking the British colonies in New South Wales and Western Australia. It was originally published in 1841 and was engraved by Findlay's father Alexander. This map usually appears dissected and laid on linen.
[Ref: 17431]    £680.00 ($894 • €772 rates)


WYLD, James. [Detailed map of Australia in fine colour]
Map of Australia, Compiled from the Nautical Surveys, Made by Order of the Admiralty and other Authentic Documents. London: James Wyld, c.1855. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, edged in green silk, publisher label pasted on verso. 600 x 870mm. Some wear to folds of linen. edging frayed.
A map of Australia detailing the burgeoning English colonies in the south of the continent. It also shows some of the ealy attempts to explore the interior, including Charles Sturt's third and final expedition, 1845. Insets feature Tasmania and the world showing the position of Australia with the British Empire in red. Far off the east coast are Bampton Shoals (now Bampton Reef, part of the Chesterfield Islands archipelago), with a note 'Two Islands with trees', on the coordinates of 'Sandy Island'. This island was famously declared non-existent in 2013 and removed from Google Maps!
[Ref: 12335]    £500.00 ($658 • €568 rates)


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