|ORTELIUS, A. - Indiae Orientalis Insularum que. . .|
Antwerp, 1570-1612, Coloured.. 350x492mm. Very good condition.
Covering all of South East Asia, China, Japan, Philippines, and the west coast of North America. Like most cartographers of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Ortelius drew primarily on the reports of Marco Polo for his maps of Asia.
Many of his misconceptio... (Go to Item Page)
|BLAEU, W. - India quae Orientalis.|
Amsterdam, 1645, Original colours.. 410x503mm. A fine copy. With French text on verso.
The map covers the area from India to Japan, with the East Indies, with good detail in Philippines. In the upper right corner the southern tip of Korea is shown, and marked "Corea insula".
It was the first popular map to depict part of Australia (together with New ... (Go to Item Page)
| DE FER, A. - Nouvelle et exacte description du globe terrestre reveue corrigée et augmente´e suivant les derniéres relations des Anglais et Hollandois. Par Guillaume Blaeu 1645.|
Paris, 1645, Uncoloured.. 435x555mm. Lower cut to neat line, upper margin cut to neat line and slightly into the engraved border line. Old repair along lower part center fold. Very good and dark impression.
Extremely rare and decorative "carte a figures" world map published by Anthoine de Fer. The double hemisphere world map is surrounded by constellations of the Arctic and Antarctic poles. The upper and lower ornamental borders show peoples of the world and allego... (Go to Item Page)
|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... (Go to Item Page)
|DE WIT, F. - Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula.|
Amsterdam, 1660, Coloured.. 430x553mm. Repair of split in lower left hand part, 14cm. into engraved area. Remains of old foldings, with some paper thinness. Paper slightly age toned. Cut on neatline with extended margins. Nevertheless a very desirable map.
This is the first state of the world maps by F. de Wit. Especially rare, extremely decorative.
It appeared in "De Zee-Atlas Ofte Water-Wereld ..." By Hendrik Doncker in 1660. It is inspired by the famous Blaeu's wall map of 1648.
Shirley notes: "De Wit's map is one of the most decorative ... (Go to Item Page)
|VISSCHER, N. - Indiae Orientalis nec non Insularum adiacentium.|
Amsterdam, 1680, Original colours.. 465x565mm. Repair lower split lower part center fold 6cm into engraved area, hardly visible.
Fine map of South East Asia from India to New Guinea with Japan and the southern tip of Korea in upper right.
The map leaves the question of Torres Straits un -answered. The northern half of Australia is shown with features named by Tasman. Lower left features an allegorical cartouche with a s... (Go to Item Page)
|ARIAS MONTANUS, B. - Tractatorum biblicorum hoc est variarum in diversas materias biblicas commentationum… Tomus VI.|
Wustius & Andrae, Frankfurt am Main, 1696, Uncoloured.. 355x210mm. Folio. (iv), 2189 pp., 12 plates (3 folding maps). Half vellum, red edges. Title-page trimmed at right hand margin. Map of "Terrae Israel…" slightly browning. World map in very good to mint condition (Size: 31.5 x 53cm).
Book (tome. VI) illustrated with 3 folding maps and 9 copper-plate Biblical engravings by the German master Joseph à Montalegre, including the rare map of the double-hemisphere world.
The world map Benedict Arias Montanus Sacrae Geographiae Tabulam…( "Tom VI pag.553".) at size of 313x515... (Go to Item Page)
|ROBIJN, J. / DANCKERTS, C. - Nieuw Aerdsch Pleyn.|
Amsterdam, c. 1700, In original colours.. 592x521mm. In original colour, trimmed to neat lines and remargined on all sides. There is some light soiling, a few faint damp stains, and small abrasions in vignettes. The centerfold has some paperthiness and has been reinforced on verso with Japanese tissue.
This rare world map in a cartographical unusual" single polar projection.
The copper plate was first published separately by Jacob Robyn in 1696. Already around 1700, the plates were obtained by the Danckerts family, who published them under Cornelis... (Go to Item Page)
|VAN DER AA, P. - Indien onder den Heer Lopo Vaz De Sampayo, als Gouverneur Generaal tot aan Nieuw-Spanje in American on Kusten van Peru en Chili bevaaren.|
Leiden, 1707, Uncoloured.. 150x220mm. Paper very slightly age toned, but generally in very good condition. First state.
Most decorative and scarce item, centred on Indonesia, including an incomplete coast of Australia, and west coast of America. The South Pacific is occupied by a large title cartouche of a meeting of Governor Lopo Vaz de Sampayo with other European merchants in ... (Go to Item Page)
|CHATELAIN, H. - Carte Très Curieuse De La Mer Du Sud Contenant Des Remarques Nouvelles Et Tres Utiles Non Seulement Sur Les Ports et Isles de Cette Mer .|
Amsterdam, 1719, Coloured.. 780x1400mm. Good condition. One map on 4 joined sheets. Small repair of a tear in left hand part of map, hardly notable.
Based on de Fer's wall map of 1713. One map on 4 sheets, showing America in the middle with Europe on one side and the Pacific with Japan and China on the other.
Top sheets of north of equator, showing California as an island with ... (Go to Item Page)
|COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C. - L'Hemisphere Meridional pour voir plus distinctement les Terres Australes.|
Amsterdam, c. 1745, In original colours.. 470x527mm. Original outline hand colouring on heavy paper, slightly age-toned. Good margins. Minor brown spotting. Very good condition.
Decorative map depicting from the southern pole to the Equator with good detail, and showing all the political divisions.
Showing South America, southern Africa, the west coast of Australia, part of New Zealand and the Pacific islands and the southern oceans. Presents explorers' and circumnavigat... (Go to Item Page)
|ANONYMOUS - Insularum Indicaru & Terrae Australis necdum fatis derectae Repraesentatio Geographica.|
1770, Coloured.. 116x178mm. In good condition.
The map shows whole South-East Asia with partial Australia which only on the north-west coast was discovered.
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|COOK, Captain James. - Carte d'une Partie de la Côte, de la Nle Galles Meridle depuis le Cap Tribulation jusqu'au Detroit de l'Endeavour par le Lieut. J. Cook 1770. Tome IV. Pl. 3.|
Paris, 1774, Uncoloured.. 300x330mm. Some very light spotting. Very good condition.
Map of a part of the New galles Meridle Coastline in Australia from the Cap Tribulation to the Endeavour Detroit.
This map is taken from the first French edition of James Cook's first voyage entitled Relation des voyages entrepris par ordre de sa Majesté Britannique actuellement régnante po... (Go to Item Page)
|COOK, Captain James. - Cartes des Isles découvertes aux environs d'Otahiti . . .par les Capitaines Byron, Wallis, Carteret et Cook en 1765, 1767, 1769. Tome III Pl. 3.|
Paris, 1774, Uncoloured.. 300x330mm. Engraving. Several folds as issued and some light spotting. Two small worm holes filled in. Else good condition.
Map French Polynesia with the tracks around the island of Tahiti by Captain Byron, Wallis, Carteret and Cook in 1765, 1767 and 1769.
This map is taken from the first French edition of James Cook's first voyage entitled Relation des voyages entrepris par ordre de sa Majesté Britannique actue... (Go to Item Page)
|GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR, Jacques - Tableau des Decouvertes du Cap.ne Cook, & de la Pérouse.|
Paris, 1798, Coloured.. 417x475mm. Wide margins, a few marginal repairs. Paper washed and slightly age toned. Dark impression. A very fine, never-folded copy of an unusual eighteenth-century Pacific print. Paper size : 50x64cm.
Three series of figures of natives with key below, surrounded by narrow pictorial border.
The print is in original state, as issued, never folded into a book and never intended to be. Later versions of the print were lithographed.
Grasset de Saint Sauveur skillfully wove together ... (Go to Item Page)
|GOTTFRIED BAUMANN & CO. - Botanibay, Englischer Verweisungs Ort fur Verbrecher. / Laijene Franzosicher Verweisungs Ort fur Verbrecher.|
Zittau, 1798-1800, Uncoloured.. 168x260mm. A good and dark impression.
Copper engraving with four scenes and one portrait of Frederick III of Saxony on one sheet. In upper part fanciful views of Botany Bay with English and French settlements. In lower part English settles. According to the title, Botany Bay was a destination for English and French convicts.
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|LAPIE, P. - Océanique Oriente.|
Paris, 1809/1812, Original o/l colour.. 221x300mm. Some minor brown spotting, generally in good condition.
Drom the Carolines to New Zealand and east to Pitcairn Island with Australia from Torres Strait to Tasmania. Engraved by J.B.Tardieu and prepared by Giraldon.
From Conrad Malte-Brun's Atlas complet du Precis de la Geographie Universelle.
Lapie's map features an attractive vignette of a boa... (Go to Item Page)
|URVILLE, d',. / LOTTIN. - Carte générale de l'océan pacifique. . .|
Paris, 1833, Uncoloured.. 600x907mm. Good condition. Paper age-toned especially in extremities. Many damp patches.
Chart depicting the Pacific Ocean, with nice detail of Hawaii. With a complete outline for Australia and Tasmania. Shows the south east Asian region and South America.
Mapping of Australia [+]
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|MALTE BRUN, C. - Carte de l'Océanie.|
Paris, c.1835, In original o/l colours.. 303x436mm. Steel engraved map. With wide margins. Some staining, mainly in the margins.
Steel engraving of Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia.
Engraved by Thierry.
Published by Conrad Malte-Brun (1775-1826).
Mapping of Australia [+]
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|TALLIS, J. - Part of South Australia.|
London, ca. 1851, In original o/l colours.. 333x242mm. Steel engraving. Short margins, as issued. Very good condition.
Decorative steel engraved map of part of South Australia, surrounded by illustrations of Adelaide, natives on a catamaran, an Australian dog and a nymphicus bird illustrated. Interlocking border design.
Taken from "The illustrated atlas and modern history of the world by John Tallis". The Illu... (Go to Item Page)
|TALLIS, J. - New South Wales.|
London, ca. 1851, In original o/l colours.. 333x250mm. Steel engraving. Short margins, as issued. Very good condition.
Decorative steel engraved map of New South Wales, surrounded by illustrations of Sydney Cove, native trees and the seal of New South Wales. Interlocking border design.
Taken from "The illustrated atlas and modern history of the world by John Tallis". The Illustrations after a design by H. Warr... (Go to Item Page)
|TALLIS, J. - Victoria or Port Phillip.|
London, ca. 1851, In original o/l colours.. 260x324mm. Steel engraving. Short margins, as issued. Very good condition.
Decorative steel engraved map of Victoria or Port Phillip, surrounded by illustrations of Melbourne, indigenous people and the Glenelg River. Interlocking border design.
Taken from "The illustrated atlas and modern history of the world by John Tallis". The Illustrations after a design by H. Wa... (Go to Item Page)
|TALLIS, J. - Australia.|
London, ca. 1851, In original o/l colours.. 250x324mm. Steel engraving. Short margins, as issued. Very fine condition.
Decorative steel engraved map of Australia, surrounded by illustrations of Sydney harbor, birds, kangaroos and local people. Interlocking border design.
Taken from "The illustrated atlas and modern history of the world by John Tallis". The Illustrations after a design by H. Warren and engraved... (Go to Item Page)
|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... (Go to Item Page)
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