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  AUSTRALASIA 
 Pacific and Australasia 

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [18th century map of the South Pacific Ocean]
Carte Réduite de la Mer du Sud. Paris, 1753. Coloured. 225 x 375mm.
An map of the South Pacific, showing Australia attached to New Guinea. Tasmania is attached to the mainland. New Zealand is incomplete, with only the western coast shown. The map was published less that twenty years before Cook's visit.
[Ref: 18944]    £250.00 ($312 • €282 rates)


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 ($2,309 • €2,090 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 ($1,248 • €1,130 rates)


HODGES, William. [Native canoes of the Marquesas Islands]
Resolution Bay in the Marquesas. London: Strahan and Cadell, 1777. 250x 395mm.
A Polynesian canoe in Resolution Bay on the Marquesas Islands, named after Capt. Cook's ship Resolution during his second voyage to the South Seas.
[Ref: 17127]    £75.00 ($94 • €85 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 ($612 • €553 rates)


SCHREIBER, Johann Georg. [Eighteenth century map of Australia and Polynesia]
Karte von Australien oder Polynesien Leipzig, Schreiber heirs: c.1790, Original colour, 190 x 265mm
Map of Australia and Polynesia showing explorers tracks with dates. Also showing the central pacific and the recently discovered Sandwich Islands ( Hawaii ) by Captain Cook on his last voyage.
[Ref: 18454]    £200.00 ($250 • €226 rates)


REILLY, Franz Johann Joseph von. [18th century map of Australasia, with 'Ulimaroa' named]
Karte von der der Inselwelt Polynesien oder dem Funften Welttheile, nach Djurberg und Roberts. Vienna, 1795. Original colour. 500 x 660mm, with wide margins.
A map of Australasia, extending from Taiwan to Hawaii, Australia and New Zealand, based on the maps of Daniel Djurberg and Henry Roberts (of Cook's crew). The map uses Djurberg's name for Australia, 'Ulimaroa'. Djurberg, a Swedish cartographer, campaigned for the use of indigenous names rather than those imposed by Europeans. For Australia he chose a name recorded by Cook's expedition, the Maori word 'Rimaroa', corrupted by the expedition's Tahitian translator, Tupa'ia, into 'Orimaroa', and corrupted again by Hawkesworth into 'Ulimaroa'.
[Ref: 18891]    £1,200.00 ($1,498 • €1,355 rates)


TARDIEU, Ambroise. [Detailed map of the Pacfific]
Carte de L'Oceanie ou Cinquième Partie du Monde. Paris, 1821. Original colour. 415 x 550mm.
The Pacific, La Harpe's 'Histoire générale des Voyages', marking the routes of explorers from La Perouse to Cook and Vancouver.
[Ref: 18649]    £200.00 ($250 • €226 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 ($624 • €565 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 ($137 • €124 rates)


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