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  AUSTRALASIA 
 New Zealand 

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 ($218 • €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 ($165 • €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 ($198 • €168 rates)


BARRAUD, Charles Decimus. [An early colour-printed view of Wairarapa Lake]
Wairarapa Lake. London: Sampson Low Marston et al, 1877. Chromolithograph, image 245 x 350, laid on thick paper printed with title and inscriptions as issued, sheet 435 x 565mm.
A view of the low-lying shores of Wairarapa Lake, now part of a protected wetlands. The plate is initialed 'C.D.B. 1877' 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: 16667]    £120.00 ($158 • €134 rates)


BARRAUD, Charles Decimus. [An early colour-printed view of Rangitikei]
Rangitikei. London: Sampson Low Marston et al, 1877. Chromolithograph, image 245 x 350, laid on thick paper printed with title and inscriptions as issued, sheet 435 x 565mm.
A view of Rangitikei, North Island, snow-covered mountains in the distance. The plate was drawn by Barraud, 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: 16668]    £100.00 ($132 • €112 rates)


 Oceania 

MALLET, Alain Manesson. [17th century miniature map of the Hoorn Islands]
I.e d'Horn. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 160 x 110mm. French text on verso.
Antique print / view of the Hoorn Islands, Futuna and Alofi, discovered by Le Maire in 1616, from Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 13153]    £80.00 ($106 • €90 rates)


CARTARET, Philip. [Cartaret's map of the Santa Cruz islands]
Queen Charlotte's Islands. London, c.1773. Coloured. 250 x 405mm.
Original antique chart of Cartaret's discovery of the Santa Cruz Islands, north of the New Hebrides. In 1766 Philip Cartaret, who had just returned from Byron's circumnavigation, was sent out to the South Seas again. Having entered the Pacific through the Strait of Magellan he discovered Pitcairn Island and the Cartaret Islands (shown in an inset on this map), and was the first European to see the Solomon Islands in two hundred years. His account was included in Hawkesworth's important work 'An Account of the Voyages… for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere', the official account of Cook's First Voyage. However Cartaret was not happy with changes Hawkesworth made to his account, so rewrote it; lacking influencial patronage it remained unplublished until 1965.
[Ref: 12759]    £160.00 ($211 • €179 rates)


COOK, Captain James. [Captain Cook's map of New Guinea]
A Chart of Capt.n Cartaret's Discoveries at New Britain, with Part of Capt.n. Cooke's Passage thro Endeavour Streights, & of Capt.n Dampier's Tract & Discoveries in 1699, & 1700, at New Guinea and New Britain. London: Strahan & Cadell, 1773. Coloured. 245 x 645mm.
Another one of Cook's achievements on his First Voyage was the confirmation that Torres Strait separated New Guinea and Australia, although Cook had expresssed doubt that it existed himself. This chart marks the southern coastline he verified, with the rest of the outline taken from earlier explorers. To the north of the island are the tracks of Dampier and Cartaret around New Britain and New Ireland. Engraved by W.Whitchurch for Hawkesworth's important work 'An Account of the Voyages... for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere', the official account of Cook's First Voyage.
[Ref: 13665]    £280.00 ($370 • €314 rates)


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 ($132 • €112 rates)


HAWKESWORTH, John. [A view of Ra'iatea in the Society Islands]
No 3. [A view of the island of Ulietea, with a double canoe and a boathouse.] London: Strachan & Cadell, 1773. 490 x 240mm.
A view of Raiatea, engraved by Rooker 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 Cook's First Circumnavigation. The title, as above, comes from the index of plates.
[Ref: 16682]    £150.00 ($198 • €168 rates)


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