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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 Rating: 3
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 Rating: 4
TALLIS, J.,  Australia., antique map, old maps 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...
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Item sold!
Condition Rating: 2
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 Rating: 3
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 Rating: 3