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COOK, Captain James., Vue de la Rivière d'Endeavour sur la Côte de la Nouvelle Hollande ou le Vaisseau fut mis à la bande.  [Tome IV Pl. 1ère.], antique map, old maps COOK, Captain James. - Vue de la Rivière d'Endeavour sur la Côte de la Nouvelle Hollande ou le Vaisseau fut mis à la bande. [Tome IV Pl. 1ère.]
Paris, 1773, Uncoloured.. 200x340mm. In very good condition, folds as issued, may have been cleaned.
The first known landscape drawing of the east coast of Australia. A View of the Endeavour River, on the coast of New Holland, where the ship was laid on shore, in order to repair the damage which she received on the rock in John Hawkesworth. Engraving drawn after Sydney Parkinson, (ca 1745-17... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 135 - 160)

Starting bid
$ 90
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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., antique map, old maps 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...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HAWKESWORTH., Quadrupede nomme Kanguroo, trouve sur la Cote de la Nouvelle Hollande., antique map, old maps HAWKESWORTH. - Quadrupede nomme Kanguroo, trouve sur la Cote de la Nouvelle Hollande.
Paris, ca 1775, Uncoloured.. 205x162mm. In very good condition. Dark impression, decent margins.
An illustration from the French publication of John Hawkesworth’s "Account of the Voyages undertaken…for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere" (London, 1773): the first official description of Cook’s first voyage. This fascinating illustration is taken from the original Stubbs’ Kangaroo, an... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
COOK, J., 	Carte de la rivière de Cook dans la partie Nord-Ouest de l'Amérique., antique map, old maps COOK, J. - Carte de la rivière de Cook dans la partie Nord-Ouest de l'Amérique.
Paris, 1785, Coloured.. 233x300mm. In good condition.
Map of Cook River and the entrance of Prince Guillaume.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 90 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SMIRK, R. After,  The Cession of Matavai to Captain James Wilson, by Robert Smirke, RA., antique map, old maps SMIRK, R. After - The Cession of Matavai to Captain James Wilson, by Robert Smirke, RA.
London, January 1st, 1803, Coloured.. 580x748mm. Mezzotint on thick paper, unfortunately with several areas missing and re-installed. Some tears restored. Missing parts to title in lower part.
The cession of the district of Matavai in the island of Tahiti to Captain James Wilson for the use of the missionaries. The title is preceded by the phrase "To the Treasurer and Directors of the London Missionary Society, this print representing the Cession..."

A large separately-issued m...
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Estimate
($ 1,200 - 1,500)

Starting bid
$ 800
Condition:
Condition Rating: 6
COOK, Capt. James., A map of the east coast of Australia., antique map, old maps COOK, Capt. James. - A map of the east coast of Australia.
Leiden, 1795-1803, later colouring. 355 x760 mm. With a strong impression in excellent condition. Multi-folds as issued
[Old Antique map of New South Wales] Kaart van Nieuw Zuid Wales of de Oostlijke Kust van Nieuw Holland ontdekt..J. Cook 1770.
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...
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Estimate
($ 320 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 240
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LESUEUR, C-A. / PERON, F., Terre de Diemen. Habitations. [plate XV]., antique map, old maps LESUEUR, C-A. / PERON, F. - Terre de Diemen. Habitations. [plate XV].
Paris, 1824, Uncoloured.. 180x235mm. Very good condition. Some marginal spotting and marks in the margins.
An aboriginal camp fire, near the ruins of an old wooden fence, and a dead tree, after the original sketches by Lesueur, from Voyage de découvertes aux terres Australes by François Péron, 1824.
The French expedition under Nicolas Baudin, was commissioned to chart the coastline of Austra...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ASPIN, J[ehoshaphat ].,  Chart of New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land &c., antique map, old maps ASPIN, J[ehoshaphat ]. - Chart of New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land &c.
Edinburgh: John Thomson. 1828, Original outline colour.. 490x600mm. Minor staining to lower corners.
Double page map of New South wales with insets of new holland, British Settlements at port Jackson and Van Diemen's Land Issued in the 1828 edition of Thomson's 'New General Atlas'.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 470 - 650)

Starting bid
$ 310
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE., Australia., antique map, old maps SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. - Australia.
London, 1840, Uncoloured.. 317x395mm. In very good condition. Right border tight but intact.
An uncoloured map of the continent of Australia in 1839, but published a year later in 1840, from the S.D.U.K. publication in London. The map identifies the years and names of the explorers who discovered the land, including Cook in 1770, Flinders in 1802, Nuyt in 1627, de Witt in 1628 and Abel Tasm... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TALLIS, J.,  Van Diemen's Island or Tasmania., antique map, old maps TALLIS, J. - Van Diemen's Island or Tasmania.
London, 1851, In original o/l colours.. 340x250mm. Short margins, as issued. Paper slightly age-toned. A few marginal tears in upper part just affecting the engraved border. Good condition.
Decorative steel engraved map of Tasmania.
Taken from "The illustrated atlas and modern history of the world by John Tallis", published between 1849 and 1853. The Illustrations after a design by H. Warren and engraved by J Rapkin and J.Rogers. The Map was drawn and engraved by John Rapkin.
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Estimate
($ 180 - 225)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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)

Bid received
$ 45
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
TALLIS, J., Part of South Australia., antique map, old maps TALLIS, J. - Part of South Australia.
London, ca. 1851, In original o/l colours.. 333x242mm. With good margins, centerfold. In very good condition.
A decorative steel engraved map of the southern part of South Australia, surrounded by illustrations of Adelaide, natives on a catamaran, the seal of the state, an Australian dingo dog and a nymphicus bird illustrated. Interlocking border design.
Taken from "The illustrated atlas and modern hi...
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Estimate
($ 70 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BASSET,  Océanie dressée par A.H. Dufour géographe., antique map, old maps BASSET - Océanie dressée par A.H. Dufour géographe.
Paris, 1854, In original o/l colours.. 870x1170mm. Steel engraving, with wide margins. Two unjoined sheets.
Wall sized map in two sheets prepared by Adolphe Hippolyte Dufour, giving good detail to Australia and New Zealand, due to extensive discoveries of the French in the Pacific.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,200 - 1,500)

Starting bid
$ 800
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FINNISS, B. T., Sketch map of the North Territory Country in the vicinity of Adam Bay... and the locality of the gold producing district discovered by Mr. F. H. Litchfield..., antique map, old maps FINNISS, B. T. - Sketch map of the North Territory Country in the vicinity of Adam Bay... and the locality of the gold producing district discovered by Mr. F. H. Litchfield...
Adelaide, 1868, In original colours.. 515x595mm. In good original condition. Some uneven age-toning. A short repaired tear to the left blank area. Folds as issued.
Rare large map extending from Daly River to Adelaide River and Adam Bay. Includes the tracks of the explorers: Finniss, W.P. Auld, F.H. Litchfield. Also shows the routs of the "Beatrice". With many notes on topography, development possibilities and vegetation. Also one location labeled "good promisi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 750 - 1,000)

Starting bid
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SCALLY, Alex J., Australia., antique map, old maps SCALLY, Alex J. - Australia.
Melbourne, 1888, Full original wash colours.. 370x607mm. The map is in excellent condition 370 x 607 mm, plus wide margins.
This attractive map is from the 'Picturesque Atlas of Australasia', which was the most ambitious publishing venture in Australian history. The publishers used the best artists, the best paper, the finest printing and engraving techniques. Their aim was to be the best and most comprehensive surve... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ALLEGATO CORTO MALTESSE, Oceanica Polinesia., antique map, old maps ALLEGATO CORTO MALTESSE - Oceanica Polinesia.
Italy, 1986, In printed colours.. 675x727mm. Offset. In good condition. Folds.
A pictorial map showing Australia, New Zealand and islands around.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Australia cities
ADLER, C., The Bouquet of Sydney., antique map, old maps ADLER, C. - The Bouquet of Sydney.
Hamburg, ca. 1868, Original outline colors. 87x144mm. In fine condition. Some faint toning and soiling. One tiny pin hole above the title.
An unusual view of Sydney on an envelope! This small but detailed image of the city shows the harbour with many ships and people in the foreground. With gold printed frame and letters. A charming ephemeral piece.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3