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  AUSTRALASIA 
 Oceania 

HAWKESWORTH, John. [Matavia Bay, Tahiti]
No. 2. [A view of Matavia Bay in Otaheite; called by Captain Wallis, Port Royal Harbour in King George the Third's Island. The view is taken from One Tree Hill and the tree is a new species of the Erythrina.] London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773. 275 x 235mm.
An untitled illustration from Hawkesworth's 'An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere...', which contained the official account of Captain Cook's First Voyage. The title, as above, is taken from the index of plates.
[Ref: 13781]    £100.00 ($133 • €113 rates)


ROBERTS, James. [An illustration from Cook's First Voyage]
No. 8. [A military gorget worn in the South Sea Islands.] London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773. 190 x 220mm.
Engraved view of a feathered military collar, or gorget, drawn and engraved by James Roberts for Hawkesworth's 'An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere...', which contained the official account of Captain Cook's First Voyage. The title, as above, is taken from the index of plates.
[Ref: 13780]    £100.00 ($133 • €113 rates)


WOOLETT, William. [Otaheite (Tahiti) view]
No 5. [A View in the Island of Otaheite; with the house or shed called Tupapow, under which the dead are deposited, and a representation of the person who performs the principal part in the funeral ceremony in his peculiar dress; with a man climbing the bread-fruit tree to get out of his way.] London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773. 240 x 360mm.
An untitled view of Tahiti (the title given here taken from the index of plates) engraved by William Woollett for Hawkesworth's 'An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere...', which contained the official account of Captain Cook's First Voyage.
[Ref: 16679]    £100.00 ($133 • €113 rates)


  AFRICA 
 Northern Africa 

HONDIUS, Jodocus. [17th Century map of Egypt]
Aegyptus. London: Henry Featherstone, 1625, English text edition. Coloured. 150 x 190mm, set in text.
First published in the reduced version of the Mercator/ Hondius 'Atlas Minor' of 1607, the printing plates were sold to a London publisher in 1621 and appeared in 'Purchas His Pilgrimies', as this example. Later Dutch editions used new plates by Jansson.
[Ref: 8042]    £100.00 ($133 • €113 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Egypt]
Ægypti Recentior Descriptio. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Egypt. A second title appears outside the neatline. The map was published in 'Il theatro del mondo', an Italian pirate edition of the Ortelius 'Epitome' miniature atlas. First published in 1598, the publication was revived in 1655, forty years after the last edition of the Dutch original. KOEMAN: Ort 70.
[Ref: 14702]    £65.00 ($86 • €73 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Barbary]
Barbariae et Biledulgerid, Nova Descriptio. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Barbary. A second title appears outside the neatline. The map was published in 'Il theatro del mondo', an Italian pirate edition of the Ortelius 'Epitome' miniature atlas. First published in 1598, the publication was revived in 1655, forty years after the last edition of the Dutch original. KOEMAN: Ort 70.
[Ref: 14703]    £65.00 ($86 • €73 rates)


DU VAL, Pierre. [Miniature map of Abyssinia]
Abissinie Ou Haute Ethiopie. Paris, 1682, original outline colour, 105 x 130mm.
A miniature map of Ethiopia marking its topography, rivers and settlements. From Du Val's miniature atlas 'La Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 10826]    £100.00 ($133 • €113 rates)


DU VAL, Pierre. [Mauretania & The Sahara]
Le Biledulgerid Ou Numidie Et Le Zaara Autrement Le Desert.. Paris, 1682, original outline colour, 105 x 130mm.
A miniature map of Mauretania and the Western Sahara marking its topography, rivers and settlements. From Du Val's miniature atlas 'La Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 10828]    £80.00 ($106 • €90 rates)


DU VAL, Pierre. [Nubia]
Nubie. Paris, 1682, original outline colour, 105 x 130mm.
A miniature map of Nubia (now composed of parts of Egypt and Sudan) marking its topography, tribal lands, rivers and settlements. From Du Val's miniature atlas 'La Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 10830]    £80.00 ($106 • €90 rates)


MULLER, Johann Ulrich. [Uncommon Miniature Map of Libya]
Barbaria Orientalis. Ulm, 1692. 70 x 80mm, set in text.
Charming miniature map, with a letterpress text in German.
[Ref: 8800]    £70.00 ($93 • €79 rates)


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