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  AUSTRALASIA 
 Pacific and Australasia 

Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine. [A pre-Cook chart of the South Pacific]
Carte Reduite Des Mers Comprises Entre l'Asie et l'Amerique Apelées par les Navigateurs. Mer du Sud ou Mer Pacificque.. Paris, 1742-56. Coloured. 590 x 830mm.
A large and detailed chart of the South Pacific, originally published in 1742 but here updated to 1756. Published nearly 15 years before Cook's first circumnavigation, it only shows partial coastlines for Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand. It also omits Hawaii, discovered by Cook in 1778, during his Third and last voyage around the world. The chart is decorated with a fine rococo cartouche.
[Ref: 16921]    £1,850.00 ($2,424 • €2,079 rates)


ZATTA, Antonio. [Map of Australia and New Zealand after Cook's First Voyage to the Pacific]
Nuove Scoperte Fatte nel 1765, 67 e 69 nel Mare del Sud. Venice, 1776. Original colour. 320 x 420mm.
Oceania, showing the routes of Carteret and Byron, but most importantly the discoveries made by Captain Cook, 1768-71. These include the first circumnavigation of New Zealand and the mapping of the eastern coast of Australia. The coastline of southern Australia is only guessed at.
[Ref: 18673]    £1,000.00 ($1,310 • €1,124 rates)


HERVEY, Frederick. [Map of the Pacific showing the routes of the British explorers]
A map of the new discoveries in the south sea, with the tracks of the navigators (1784) London: G.& T. Wilkie, 1785. Original colour. 200 x 340mm.
Map of the Pacific Ocean showing the routes of Furneaux (in Adventure; 1773 - 4), Wallis (in Dolphin; 1767), Carteret (in Swallow; 1767), Byron (in Dolphin; 1765) and Cook (in Resolution; 1773 -74). Engraved by M. Smith.
[Ref: 17020]    £490.00 ($642 • €551 rates)


LA PÉROUSE, Jean F.G. [A chart of a Spanish voyage to Australasia]
Carte d'une Partie du Grand Océan à l'E. et SE de la Nouvelle Guineé pour l'intelligence du Voyage de la Frégate Espagnole la Princesa commandée par D. Franc.o Antonio Maurelle en 1781. Paris, 1797. 340 x 495mm. A very fine example.
A chart of the south western Pacific, showing the route of Francisco Antonio Mourelle (1750-1820) from Tongo to New Guinea in 1781. The east coast of Australia is shown, according to Cook's first voyage, The chart was published in La Perouse's 'Voyage autour du Monde', an account of a French expedition around the Pacific, which disappeared after dropping of a copy of their logs.
[Ref: 14844]    £350.00 ($459 • €393 rates)


BRUÉ, Adrien Hubert. [A superbly detailed four-sheet chart of the Pacific]
Océanie ou Cinquième Partie du Monde Comprenant l'Archipel d'Asie, l'Australasie et la Polynésie (ou le Continent de la Nouvelle-Hollande et les Îles du Grand Océan.) en outre Une Grande Partie de l'America et des Côtes de l'Asie. Paris: Desray & Goujon, 1814-17. Four sheets with original hand colour. Each 520 x 770mm, total map area 1040 x 1540mm. Very fine condition, wide margins
A detailed French wall map of the Pacific, although not quite reaching the Bering Strait, with parts of North American and the West Indies, and the coasts of Asia to Burma. Unusually Brué has listed his sources, which include Freycinet & Flinders in Australia, Arrowsmith, Dalrymple and D'Anville. Published in the 'Atlas Universel', it is one of the earliest detailed maps of the Pacific. First published in 1814 this example has been updated to 1817.
[Ref: 14516]    £1,600.00 ($2,096 • €1,798 rates)


STUCCHI, Stanislao. [Large map of the Pacific and Australasia]
Oceanica o Quinta Parte del Mondo... Milan, 1823. Original colour. 575 x 785mm. Excellent condition.
Detailed map of the Pacific from the Aleutians to New Zealand, with a decorative title cartouche and an inset of New South Wales. It was published in the 'Grande Atlante Geografico Universale'.
[Ref: 14508]    £500.00 ($655 • €562 rates)


Anonymous. Geografia Oceania Tempi Moderni. Rome, c.1830, original outline colouring, each map 85 x 120mm
Four maps on a sheet from an early 19th century Italian Atlas. Showing Malaysia and Indonesia, Australasia, Micronesia and Polynesia.
[Ref: 10322]    £110.00 ($144 • €124 rates)


Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine. [An French sea chart of the Pacific after Dumont D'Urville]
Carte Générale de l'Océan Pacifique Dressée par M.M. d'Urville et Lottin d'apres les reconnaissances de la Corvette Astrolabe et les découvertes les plus récentes. 1833, revue en 1834. Paris: 1834. 630 x 930mm. Issued with edged linen on reverse. A fine example.
A detailed sea-chart of the Pacific Ocean south of Japan, Hawaii and San Francisco, showing the Philippines and Australia east to Cape Horn. It is based on the work of Jules Sébastien César Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842), the French explorer who commanded a scientific expedition 1826-35, and his assistant Victor Charles Lottin (1795-1858).
[Ref: 18866]    £450.00 ($590 • €506 rates)


LEVASSEUR, Victor. [Decorative map of the South Pacific]
Océanie. Paris, c.1850. Steel engraving. Original outline colour. 320 x 450mm.
Map of the southern Pacific from the 'Atlas Universel Illustre', with a highly decorative engraved border including vignettes of costumes, portraits, etc.. Showing Australia ( Nouvelle Hollande) and New Zealand ( Novelle Zelande).
[Ref: 8833]    £150.00 ($197 • €169 rates)


LEVASSEUR, Victor. [The South Pacific with illustrated borders]
Océanie. Paris, c.1850. Original body colour with additions on the vignettes. Steel engraving, 320 x 450mm.
Steel engraved map of the South Pacific, from the 'Atlas Universel Illustre', with a highly decorative engraved border including vignettes of costumes, portraits, etc.
[Ref: 17828]    £170.00 ($223 • €191 rates)


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