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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 2,225  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
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 6,675  

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 3,338  

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 4,895  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
FREYCINET, M.L.,  Carte Generale de la Terre Napoleon ( la Nouvelle Hollande)... par M.L. Freycinet an 1808, antique map, old maps FREYCINET, M.L. - Carte Generale de la Terre Napoleon ( 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 4,005  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4