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  AUSTRALASIA 
 New Zealand 

HAWKESWORTH, John. [Early illustration of a Maori war canoe in New Zealand]
No 16. [A war canoe of New Zealand, with a view of Gable End Foreland.] London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773. 245 x 545mm. Remargined on left, narrow margin on right.
An untitled illustration of a Maori war canoe (the title given here taken from the index of plates). Published in 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: 17387]    £300.00 ($383 • €336 rates)


BONNE, Rigobert. [18th Century map of New Zealand]
Carte De La Nouvelle Zéelande. Paris, c.1778. Coloured. 360 x 240mm.
Chart based on Cook's survey, with four insets, including Cook's Strait and the Thames River.
[Ref: 18213]    £750.00 ($959 • €841 rates)


CASSINI, Giovanni Maria. [Scarce map of New Zealand]
La Nuova Zelanda Delineata sulle Osservazioni del Capitan Cook. Rome, 1798. Original colour. 495 x 360mm. Near mint condition
A superb example of the most decorative version of Captain Cook's map of New Zealand, published in the very scarce 'Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale'. It marks the route of Cook during his circumnavigation of the islands and has a title cartouche depicting two natives paying homage to him, with the Endeavour at anchor in the background. Probably the most sought after map of New Zealand. MALING: New Zealand, p.70, 'one of the rarest of New Zealand maps'.
[Ref: 17970]    £6,850.00 ($8,754 • €7,679 rates)


DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules Sébastian César. [A German edition of Dumont d'Urville's map of New Zealand]
Karte von Neuseeland... Paris: 1836. 230 x 170mm.
Map of New Zealand after Dumont d'Urville's voyage on the Astrolabe. With many place names of bays, islands, ports, etc.
[Ref: 17209]    £285.00 ($364 • €319 rates)


SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. [19th century English map of New Zealand]
The Islands of New Zealand. London: S.D.U.K., 1838. Coloured. 410 x 340mm.
Detailed map of New Zealand, marking its geographical features. Interesting notes about 'mountains said to be covered with perpetual snow' , 'supposed gold fields' and 'supposed coal fields'.
[Ref: 15150]    £300.00 ($383 • €336 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of New Zealand with decorative vignettes]
New Zealand. London: John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Steel engraving, printed area 350 x 260mm.
Original map of New Zealand drawn and engraved by John Rapkin, with a highly decorative border in imitation of Maori carving with a 'Hei-tiki' at the bottom. The attractive vignettes are views of Auckland, Wellington and Mt. Egmont, and illustrations of a medallion and a Maori's tattooed face.
[Ref: 18066]    £400.00 ($511 • €448 rates)


BARRAUD, Charles Decimus. [An early colour-printed view of Mount Alford]
Mount Alford. London: Sampson Low Marston et al, 1877. Chromolithograph, image 255 x 355, laid on thick paper printed with title and inscriptions as issued, sheet 435 x 565mm.
A view of Mount Alford, South Canterbury, from a cattle farm, initialed 'C.D.B. 1876' in the image, lithographed by R. Smythson and printed by C.F. Kell. Barraud (1822-97) arrived in New Zealand in 1849 and started work as a pharmacist in Lambton Quay. He also started painting his surroundings, chiefly in watercolour, and travelled widely around both North and South Islands. Eventually a collection of his watercolours were sent to London and published as 'New Zealand: Graphic and Descriptive', with a text written by William T.L. Travers (1819-1903), a naturalist and politician who founded the New Zealand Institute and was one of the earliest explorers of Nelson province. The work contained 24 brightly-coloured chromolithographic plates, 6 tinted lithographs (printed in black and sepia) and 31 wood-engravings. Barraud was a founder member of the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts in 1882.
[Ref: 16662]    £150.00 ($192 • €168 rates)


BARRAUD, Charles Decimus. [An early colour-printed view of the Pink Terrace]
Otukapuarangi. London: Sampson Low Marston et al, 1877. Chromolithograph, image 255 x 355, laid on thick paper printed with title and inscriptions as issued, sheet 435 x 565mm.
A view of Otukapuarangi, the famed 'Pink Terrace', a tiered waterfall leading from Lake Rotomahana on North Island. They were considered to be the eighth wonder of the natural world and were New Zealand's most famous tourist attraction until the 1886 eruption of Mount Tarawera apparently destroyed them. However in 2011 the lowest two tiers were discovered 60 metres underwater. The plate is initialed 'C.D.B. 1876' in the image, was lithographed by R. Smythson and printed by C.F. Kell. Barraud (1822-97) arrived in New Zealand in 1849 and started work as a pharmacist in Lambton Quay. He also started painting his surroundings, chiefly in watercolour, and travelled widely around both North and South Islands. Eventually a collection of his watercolours were sent to London and published as 'New Zealand: Graphic and Descriptive', with a text written by William T.L. Travers (1819-1903), a naturalist and politician who founded the New Zealand Institute and was one of the earliest explorers of Nelson province. The work contained 24 brightly-coloured chromolithographic plates, 6 tinted lithographs (printed in black and sepia) and 31 wood-engravings. Barraud was a founder member of the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts in 1882.
[Ref: 16663]    £165.00 ($211 • €185 rates)


BARRAUD, Charles Decimus. [An early colour-printed view of Mount Taranaki]
Mount Egmont. London: Sampson Low Marston et al, 1877. Chromolithograph, image 255 x 355, laid on thick paper printed with title and inscriptions as issued, sheet 435 x 565mm.
A view of Mount Taranaki, the active volcano named Mount Egmont by Cook during his visit to North Island in 1770. Drawn by Barraud, the plate was lithographed by E. Walker and printed by C.F. Kell. Barraud (1822-97) arrived in New Zealand in 1849 and started work as a pharmacist in Lambton Quay. He also started painting his surroundings, chiefly in watercolour, and travelled widely around both North and South Islands. Eventually a collection of his watercolours were sent to London and published as 'New Zealand: Graphic and Descriptive', with a text written by William T.L. Travers (1819-1903), a naturalist and politician who founded the New Zealand Institute and was one of the earliest explorers of Nelson province. The work contained 24 brightly-coloured chromolithographic plates, 6 tinted lithographs (printed in black and sepia) and 31 wood-engravings. Barraud was a founder member of the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts in 1882.
[Ref: 16664]    £125.00 ($160 • €140 rates)


BARRAUD, Charles Decimus. [An early colour-printed view of Pukawa Bay]
Pukawa Lake. London: Sampson Low Marston et al, 1877. Chromolithograph, image 255 x 355, laid on thick paper printed with title and inscriptions as issued, sheet 435 x 565mm. Slight cockling on image.
A view of Pūkawa Bay, on the western shores of Lake Taupo, North Island. Drawn by Barraud, the plate was lithographed by W.D. Blatchley and printed by C.F. Kell. Barraud (1822-97) arrived in New Zealand in 1849 and started work as a pharmacist in Lambton Quay. He also started painting his surroundings, chiefly in watercolour, and travelled widely around both North and South Islands. Eventually a collection of his watercolours were sent to London and published as 'New Zealand: Graphic and Descriptive', with a text written by William T.L. Travers (1819-1903), a naturalist and politician who founded the New Zealand Institute and was one of the earliest explorers of Nelson province. The work contained 24 brightly-coloured chromolithographic plates, 6 tinted lithographs (printed in black and sepia) and 31 wood-engravings. Barraud was a founder member of the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts in 1882.
[Ref: 16665]    £150.00 ($192 • €168 rates)


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