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JANSSONIUS, J.,  Mar del Zur, Hispanis Mare Pacificum., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Mar del Zur, Hispanis Mare Pacificum.
Amsterdam, 1650, Original colours.. 438x541mm. German text on verso. Usual paper browning and overall light brown spotting. Good condition.
Janssonius' fine chart of the Pacific including the west coast of America with California shown as an island, Japan and a small Australian coastline. This is the earliest sea chart of the Pacific to appear in a Dutch Atlas.

Japan and the Philippines are shown but...
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$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,150  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
LEVASSEUR, V.,  Océanie., antique map, old maps LEVASSEUR, V. - Océanie.
Paris, 1850, In original o/l colours.. 288x425mm. Paper very slightly age-toned. For the rest in good condition.
A very decorative 19th century map of the Pacific Ocean, with hand coloured lines indicating the extent of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, and Malaysia (or Southeast Asia). The map is surrounded by portraits, animals, vegetation, etc.. by Raimond Bonheur, engraved by Laguillermie, blank verso. At ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 180
Approx. Euro 155  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A.,  Maris Pacifici., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Maris Pacifici.
Antwerp, 1598, In original colours.. 344x498mm. Very good impression. Some discolouration of paper. Dutch text on verso.
Paper slightly age toned and some light water staining, mainly visible on verso. A small printer's crease lower right corner.
Attractive original colours.
From the rare Dutch text edition of the Theatrum of which according to van den Broecke only 100 copies are printed.
This was the first printed map to be devoted solely to the Pacific, and the first to name North and South America separately. It includes most of North and South America, with a v...
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$ 7,500
Approx. Euro 6,450  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Australia
ANGAS, G.F.,  (The City And Harbour Of Sydney From Near Vaucluse.), antique map, old maps ANGAS, G.F. - (The City And Harbour Of Sydney From Near Vaucluse.)
London, J. Hogarth, 1852, In original colours, with some later additions.. 335x580mm. Original hand-coloured tinted lithograph op heavy paper. Artist names and captions below image, 357 x 600mm. The title and publishers details cut-off. Paper discolouration to margins from old mount, slight soiling overall, minor repairs to margins and image. The sky with some later colour addition.
One of the most sought after views of the city and harbour of Sydney seen from Near Vaucluse, 1852. Magnificent hand-coloured tinted lithograph and finished by gum-Arabic. Underneath the print, several captions : "Rose Bay, New Gaol, Roman Catholic Cathedral, St. James Church, Wooloomooloo (sic), C... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,750
Approx. Euro 3,225  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
FREYCINET, M.L.,  Carte Generale de la Nouvelle Hollande., antique map, old maps FREYCINET, M.L. - Carte Generale de la Nouvelle Hollande.
Paris, 1811, Uncoloured.. 491x731mm. Several foldings as issued. Printed on heavy paper. Repair of one minor paper thinness on old foldings. Some very minor discolouration in lower part center fold. An attractive example of this important map.
Fine map of the continent of Australia prepared by Louis Freycinet during his voyage under Captain Thomas Baudin in 1800-1803. Freycinet's map of New Holland was the first 'complete' map printed of the Australian coast.
In the bottom left corner are shown the three ships of the Baudin voyage, ...
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$ 5,500
Approx. Euro 4,730  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
FREYCINET, M.L.,  Carte Generale de la Terre Napoleon (à la Nouvelle Hollande)... par M.L. Freycinet an 1808., antique map, old maps FREYCINET, M.L. - Carte Generale de la Terre Napoleon (à la Nouvelle Hollande)... par M.L. Freycinet an 1808.
Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1811, Uncoloured.. 493x755mm. Fine uncoloured condition and strong impression. Several foldings as issued. An attractive example of this important map.
Fine map of part of Australia prepared by Louis Freycinet during his voyage under Captain Thomas Baudin in 1800-1803. The longitude is calculated from Paris.
The cartouche on this map feature Napoleon himself in the upper right hand corner, and a natural history scene revealing the wonders of t...
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$ 4,500
Approx. Euro 3,870  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
STANISLAS (Frère).,  Principaux oiseaux de l’Australie dessinés sur nature par frère Stanislas, pensionnat des frères maristes., antique map, old maps STANISLAS (Frère). - Principaux oiseaux de l’Australie dessinés sur nature par frère Stanislas, pensionnat des frères maristes.
Sydney, c. 1899, In attractive strong original colours.. 590x440mm. Folio. Half red chagrin, spine with 5 raised bands gilt, title gilt on front cover. Binding slightly soiled and water staining on back cover. Foxing and brown staining throughout. Stamp on title-page : "Exposition universelle Paris-1900, union des frères enseignants, médaille d’or.".
Unique album with a title in manuscript illustrated with 9 original gouaches of birds like bowerbirds, kingfishers and parakeets, according to the title drawn after nature and represented in their natural environment. Captions in Latin below each water colour. Plates mounted on guards and pasted on ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 20,000
Approx. Euro 17,200  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
New Zealand general
CASSINI, G.M.,  La nuova Zelanda delineate sulle ultima osservazioni del Capitan Cook., antique map, old maps CASSINI, G.M. - La nuova Zelanda delineate sulle ultima osservazioni del Capitan Cook.
Rome, 1798, In original o/l colours.. 330x465mm. Good and dark impression, some light foxing but generally in good condition.
First edition on laid paper Cassini’s splendid early map of New Zealand, being the most decorative version of Captain Cook's map of New Zealand, published in the very scarce 'Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale'. It marks the route of Cook during his circumnavigation of the islands and has a title c... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 6,500
Approx. Euro 5,590  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MACDONALD GILL, L.,  New Zealand. Her Natural and Industrial Recources., antique map, old maps MACDONALD GILL, L. - New Zealand. Her Natural and Industrial Recources.
London, Alf Cooke Ltd, 1943, Coloured.. 730x485mm. Paper thinness on old folds, with several areas strengthened with Japan paper. In good condition.
Decorative Pictorial Map of New Zealand, by the celebrated illustrator Gill (Leslie) MacDonald Gill (1884 - died 1947) who produced for the British Ministry of Information during the Second World War in 1943 a series of maps of the colonies hi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,032  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Hawaii
DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules.,  Carte des Iles Hawaii., antique map, old maps DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules. - Carte des Iles Hawaii.
Paris, 1834, Uncoloured.. 212x330mm. Folded as issued. Light scattered foxing, left margin 'chipped' and with a small neat tear (3cm) into the engraved area.
Left margin slim. Good condition otherwise, and in untouched condition and black and white as issued.
A lovely small map of the complete chain of Pacific islands known today as the Hawaiian islands, from Dumont d'Urville's atlas "Voyage pittoresque autour du Monde."
This map is one the very first to have the correct English spelling of Hawaii.
The islands engraved are: Nihau, Tauai, Oahou...
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$ 350
Approx. Euro 301  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3