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Australasia & Oceanie
DE WIT, F., Polus Antarcticus (rare IV State)., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F. - Polus Antarcticus (rare IV State).
Amsterdam, 1680, In original colours.. 480x420mm. Several mostly marginal imperfections and several repairs, otherwise very good.
A nice example of the rare De Wit edition of the famous, large hemispherical map of the Antarctic region, originally published by Hondius. In this edition the discoveries of Tasman in Australia and New Zealand are included. Hence, it is one of the first maps showing New Zealand.
'Polus Antarcti...
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Estimate
($ 1,750 - 2,000)

Bid received
$ 1,200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BONNE, R., Esquisse de la Baye Dusky dans la Nouvelle Zeelande., antique map, old maps BONNE, R. - Esquisse de la Baye Dusky dans la Nouvelle Zeelande.
Paris, 1787, Attractive colouring.. 240x350mm. In fine condition, folding as issued.
Group of hand coloured engraved maps of Pacific islands in compartments on one sheet. These islands were described by Captain James Cook on one of his expeditions between 1768-1775. Dusky Bay was first sighted by Captain Cook during his first voyage to New Zealand in 1770. From “Atlas Encyclopedique... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 75 - 150)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VIERO, Theodorum.,  Capo della flotta degli Otahiti nel Mar Pacifico del Sud.  / Chef de la flotte des Otahiti dans la Mer Pacifique du Sud., antique map, old maps VIERO, Theodorum. - Capo della flotta degli Otahiti nel Mar Pacifico del Sud. / Chef de la flotte des Otahiti dans la Mer Pacifique du Sud.
Venice, Antonio Zatta, c.1790, Uncoloured.. 255x170mm. With some foxing in the right margin. Good impression. Else good condition.
Full portrait of captain of the Otahiti flotilla.
A rare engraving from "Raccolata di stampe ... di varie nazioni". From the original drawing by William Hodges, who accompanied Cook. By Teodoro Viero (1740 - 1819), engraver and publisher in Venice.
A rare engraving from "Raccolata di s...
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Estimate
($ 360 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 240
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
VIERO, Theodorum.,  Capo dell' Isola di S.a Cristina una delle Marchesi nel Mar Pacifico del Sud.  / Chef de l'Isle de Ste. Christine une des Marquises dans la Mer Pacifique du Sud., antique map, old maps VIERO, Theodorum. - Capo dell' Isola di S.a Cristina una delle Marchesi nel Mar Pacifico del Sud. / Chef de l'Isle de Ste. Christine une des Marquises dans la Mer Pacifique du Sud.
Venice, Antonio Zatta, c.1790, Uncoloured.. 255x170mm. With some foxing in the right margin. Good impression. Else good condition.
Full portrait of the Chief of the Saint Christina Island.
A rare engraving from "Raccolata di stampe ... di varie nazioni". From the original drawing by William Hodges, who accompanied Cook. By Th. Viero (1740 - 1819), engraver and publisher in Venice.
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Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Cook, Capt. J., Een meisjen van Otahiti geschenken brengende / een meisjen van otahiti dansende., antique map, old maps Cook, Capt. J. - Een meisjen van Otahiti geschenken brengende / een meisjen van otahiti dansende.
Amsterdam, c. 1795, uncol.. 150x105mm. excellent cond.
Captain James Cook (1728-79), explorer, circumnavigator and hydrographer. Three voyages, 1768-71, 1772-75 and 1776-79. From 1778 on printed editions of' Captain Cook's Travels' appeared in English, Italian, French and Dutch.A girl of Tahiti bringing a present / a girl of Tahaiti dancing. From a Dutc... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 80 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
WEBBER, J.,  Boats of the Friendly Islands. [together with] A Sailing Canoe of Otaheite., antique map, old maps WEBBER, J. - Boats of the Friendly Islands. [together with] A Sailing Canoe of Otaheite.
London, Boydell and Co., 1808, In original colours.. 293x415mm. Contemp. handcoloured aquatint, published by Boydell (and successor), London, 1808[-20], on J. Whatman paper watermarked 1820.
Tear in lower part running 5 cm. into engraved area.
Together with a text page.
Early view of Queen charlotte's sound, taken from "Views in the South Seas" being a very important and early views depicting scenes encountered while employed as draughtsman on Cook's third voyage, which has been called "the most striking publication resulting from Cook's expeditions". (Parsons Coll... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 2,250 - 2,500)

Starting bid
$ 1,750
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
WEBBER, J.,  A view in Oheitepeha Bay in the Island of Otaheite. (Tahiti), antique map, old maps WEBBER, J. - A view in Oheitepeha Bay in the Island of Otaheite. (Tahiti)
London, Boydell and Co., 1808, In original colours.. 287x415mm. Contemp. handcoloured aquatint, published by Boydell (and successor), London, 1808[-20], no paper water mark. Paper slightly stained.
A view of Vaitepiha Bay (Tahiti), with a mountainous landscape, with a river in the centre, a small canoe, Tahitian houses to the right, and a Tahitian couple in the left foreground. A banana palm and coconut trees, along with other native trees can be seen, taken from "Views in the South Seas" bein... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,500 - 1,750)

Starting bid
$ 1,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
TALLIS, J.,  Polynesia or Islands in the Pacific Ocean., antique map, old maps TALLIS, J. - Polynesia or Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
London ,1851, In original o/l colours.. 252x345mm. In good condition, with centre fold flattened out, with decent margins, not cropped.
Decorative and attractive map of the Islands in the Pacific Ocean. The map extent shows parts of California, Papua New Guinea, eastern Australia, and southern Japan.
The map is embellished with a decorative border pattern and is further enhanced by three beautiful small vignette steel engraving...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 175)

Starting bid
$ 110
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Australia
BLACK. A & C., Australia., antique map, old maps BLACK. A & C. - Australia.
Edinburgh, ca 1850, Coloured.. 415x550mm. In good condition, old repairs to centerfold, light soiling and markings etc. Good impression, good margins.
A large, coloured map of the continent of Australia, featuring 'Counties in Western Australia' 1-26 & 'Counties in South Australia 1-36'. As you would expect, nearly all topographical information is confined to coastal regions.
Each state coloured differently. Only the most northerly tip of Tas...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 220
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
TALLIS, J., New South Wales., antique map, old maps TALLIS, J. - New South Wales.
London, ca 1851, Coloured.. 333x250mm. Steel engraving. Short margins, as issued. Map may have been cleaned, then coloured. In good condition.
A 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. Wa...
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Estimate
($ 65 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 45
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ROBIQUET., Carte de l'Australie ou Nouvelle Hollande dressée d'aprés les derniers documents Anglais par Robiquet, Hydrographe, . . ., antique map, old maps ROBIQUET. - Carte de l'Australie ou Nouvelle Hollande dressée d'aprés les derniers documents Anglais par Robiquet, Hydrographe, . . .
Paris, 1879, Uncoloured.. 670x1002mm. Printed on thick paper. Some marginal staining.
A chart of the Australia, with its islands and adjacent coasts in detail. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 700 - 800)

Starting bid
$ 550
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY,  New Guinea. Map illustrating Sir. w. Macgregor's route to the Owen Stanley Range 1889., antique map, old maps ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY - New Guinea. Map illustrating Sir. w. Macgregor's route to the Owen Stanley Range 1889.
London, Edward Stanford, 1890, In original printed colours.. 210x312mm. Colour lithographed map on thin paper.
Map illustrating Sir. w. Macgregor's route to the Owen Stanley Range 1889. With inset map of South-East New Guinea.
Fine colored lithograph map lithographed by Turner & Shawe. Published for the proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society....
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Estimate
($ 30 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FLEMMING, C.,  Australland., antique map, old maps FLEMMING, C. - Australland.
Glogau, 1892, In original o/l colours.. 390x310mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Lithography in printed colours. In good condition.
Detailed map of Australia. With index to the different, colonies, with number of inhabitants and size. Border lines are drawn in by hand.
A interesting map by the famous German cartographer and publisher Carl Flemming from Glogau.
From Sohr - Berghaus Hand-Atlas.
Contains good...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 230)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
New Zealand general
BONNE, R., Carte de la Nouvelle Zéelande., antique map, old maps BONNE, R. - Carte de la Nouvelle Zéelande.
Paris, 1788, Coloured.. 342x234mm. Good margins, dark impression. Some margins 'ragged'.
Rigobert Bonne's map appears in his Atlas Encylopedique. It is the best known printed summary of all Cook's maps pertaining to Australia and New Zealand. Cook's circumnavigation of New Zealand finally answered the question, raised by Tasman, as to whether the west coast of New Zealand was th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 525 - 625)

Starting bid
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
RAPIN, J., New Zealand., antique map, old maps RAPIN, J. - New Zealand.
London, ca 1860, Uncoloured.. 355x265mm. In good condition, slightly weak impression, upper right margin almost cropped to the engraved edge. Folds as issued. Paper is thin.
An attractive map of New Zealand, with plenty of map detail, and a decorative Maori style border, by J.Rapin, closely based on those map published by his contemporary, John Tallis, but minus the decorative vignettes.
A nice inexpensive map of the country....
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Estimate
($ 50 - 60)

Starting bid
$ 35
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Adam & Charles Black. , New Zealand & Tasmania , antique map, old maps Adam & Charles Black. - New Zealand & Tasmania
Edinburgh, 1854 , Original colouring. 380x280mm. Very good clean condition on stiff paper with wide margins.
A superb map of New Zealand drawn and engraved by William Hughes – Sidney Hall steel engraved.
Published by Adam & Charles Black in ‘General Atlas of the World’ Edinburgh.
The map has two inset maps of Tasmania, and a Sketch map, showing the positions of Australia and New Zealand. ...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Hawaii
WEBBER, J.,  A Toopapaoo of a Chief, with a priest making his offering to the Morai, in Huoheine. [Huaheine -  the Society Islands], antique map, old maps WEBBER, J. - A Toopapaoo of a Chief, with a priest making his offering to the Morai, in Huoheine. [Huaheine - the Society Islands]
London, Boydell and Co., 1808, In original colours.. 286x416mm. Contemp. handcoloured aquatint, published by Boydell (and successor), London, 1808[-20], on J. Whatman paper watermarked 1820.
Together with a text page.
A view of a chief's raised burial chamber in Huaheine, Society Islands, taken from "Views in the South Seas" being a very important and early views depicting scenes encountered while employed as draughtsman on Cook's third voyage, which has been called "the most striking publication resulting from C... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,500 - 2,000)

Starting bid
$ 900
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3