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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 ($2,362 • €2,144 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 ($1,277 • €1,159 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 ($96 • €87 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 ($626 • €568 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 ($1,532 • €1,391 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 ($255 • €232 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 ($639 • €580 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 ($140 • €127 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 ($575 • €522 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 ($192 • €174 rates)


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