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  AUSTRALASIA 
 Australia 

COOK, Captain James. [Cook's maps of Botany Bay and the Endeavour River]
Entrée de la Rivière Endeavour dans la Nle. Galles Méridle. . . / Baye de Botanique dans la Nle. Galles Méridionale... Paris: Saillant et Nyon & Panckouke, 1774. 150 x 350mm. Wide margins.
Two charts on one sheet, engraved by Robert Benard for the French edition of the Official Account of Cook's First Voyage, as as compiled by Hawkesworth.
[Ref: 16118]    £180.00 ($203 • €203 rates)


COOK, Captain James. [Tasmania]
Plan of Adventure Bay on Van Diemens Land. Dublin: The United Company of Booksellers, c.1784, 270 x 220mm
A chart of Adventure Bay, Tasmania, divided into two with a detailed coastal profile in the upper register. Cook circumnavigated Tasmania and much of the Australian Coast in April 1770, at this time he was also the first European to observe the native Aboriginals. The maps from a rare Irish pirate edition of the account of his first voyage. The United Company of Booksellers was a loose conglomeration of publishers. The National Library of Canada states the 1784 Dublin edition was published by H.Chamberlaine and 26 others!
[Ref: 7855]    £50.00 ($56 • €56 rates)


CASSINI, Giovanni Maria. [One of the most decorative maps of Australia]
La Nuova Olanda e la Nuova Guinea. Rome, 1798. Original colour. 365 x 490mm.
A rare map of Australia and New Guinea, from the 'Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale'. The emphasis of the map is the charting of Captain Cook down the east coast: most of the marked features are those named by Cook and his crew between the Torres Strait and Tasmania, which is shown as part of the mainland. The title is within a decorative title cartouche with two aborigines, one of whom strangely carries a bow.
[Ref: 15664]    £3,750.00 ($4,219 • €4,230 rates)


FADEN, William. [Scarce miniature map of Australia]
New Holland with the Adjacent Polynesia. London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of Australiasia engraved by William Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III. This map is one of the last to show Tasmania connected to the mainland, as Flinders and Bass had circumnavigated it in in the same year and found it to be separate. Australia has two names on the map: 'Terra Australis' and 'New Holland'
[Ref: 16378]    £425.00 ($478 • €479 rates)


FREYCINET, Louis Claude de Saulces de. [An important French map of Australia]
Carte Générale de la Nouvelle Hollande. Dressée par M. L. Freycinet Commandant La Goelette, Le Casuarina. An 1808 . Paris: 1811. 810 x 550mm.
A very fine example of the map regarded as the first to show a full outline of the coastline of Australia, despite there still being several small gaps, including Cook's Labyrinth in New South Wales. Freycinet (1779-1841) sailed around the world on the Baudin Expedition, sent by Napoleonic France to explore the coasts of Australia in 1800. Although they were following in the footsteps of Matthew Flinders (whom they met at Encounter Bay in 1802 and compared their discoveries), Freycinet managed to published his map three years before Flinders, using his own names including 'Terrew Napoleon' and 'Golphe Bonaparte'.
[Ref: 18831]    £3,850.00 ($4,331 • €4,343 rates)


LESUEUR, Charles Alexandre. [An early prospect of Sydney]
Nouvelle-Hollande: Nouvelle Galles du Sud. Vue de la partie meridionale de la Ville Sydney. Capitale des Colonies Anglaises aux Terres Australes, et de l'embouchure de la riviere de Paramatta (1803.) Paris: Langlois, c.1811. 240 x 315mm.
An early view of the British settlement at Sydney, drawn by the artist and replacement zoologist on the Baudin expedition of 1800-3 to Australia. It was published in 'Voyage de découvertes aux terres Australes' by François Peron and Louis Freycinet, published 1807-1816.
[Ref: 19691]    £1,400.00 ($1,575 • €1,579 rates)


LESUEUR, Charles Alexandre. [An early map of Sydney]
Plan de la Ville de Sydney Capitale des Colonies Anglaises aux Terres Australes. Levé par Mr Lesueur, et assujetti aux relevmens de Mr Boullanger. 9.re 1802. Paris: Langlois, c.1811. 240 x 315mm.
An early plan of the British settlement at Sydney, drawn less that fifteen years after it was founded by Arthur Phillip, 1788. The 36-point key lists the hospital, prisons, store houses, barracks, firing range, saltworks, the property of John Palmer, the school and the gallows. Lesueur was the artist and replacement zoologist on the Baudin expedition of 1800-3 to Australia. It was published in 'Voyage de découvertes aux terres Australes' by François Peron and Louis Freycinet, published 1807-1816.
[Ref: 19699]    £900.00 ($1,013 • €1,015 rates)


FREYCINET, Louis Claude Desaules de. [Chart of Dampier Peninsula from a French cartographic expedition to Australia]
Carte d'une partie de la Terre de Witt (à la Nouvelle Holland) (2.me Feuille.) Paris: 1812. 810 x 550mm.
Map of the West Australia coastline from Planaires Banks to Cape Leveque, the northernmost tip of the Dampier Peninsula, showing tracks of the French ships 'Le Geographe' in 1801 & 1803 and 'Causerina', 1803. The three inset maps are another chart of the Australian coastline by Freycinet, a chart and town plan of Coupang in Timor. The chart was published in Freycinet's 'Voyage de decouvertes aux terres australes', the account of the French cartographic expedition under Nicholas Baudin.
[Ref: 13684]    £380.00 ($428 • €429 rates)


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 ($844 • €846 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 ($788 • €790 rates)


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