Antique Maps of Australasia

Australasia, New Zealand, East India Islands, &c.&c.

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CRUCHLEY, George Frederick.

Origin: London, 1854.

A map of Australia and New Zealand. Published in Cruchley's 'General Atlas for the use of Schools and Private Tuition'. Dedication to the Prince of Wales.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light toning to the centrefold and minor spotting, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 355 x 445mm (14 x 17½ inches).

Reference: 9651

Price: £70

Das Südland.

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FLEISCHER, Gerhard.

Origin: Leipzig, c.1847.

A map of Australasia, with inst map of New South Wales around the area of Botany Bay. The map maker Gerard Fleischer does not appear in the Tooley - Dictionary of Mapmakers, the 1979 edition or the later 2001 Revised Edition, although the name of the engraver H. Leutemann does.

Condition: Uncoloured; signs of old folds (from a smaller volume), minor nicks and a short tear to the lower margin, otherwise very good.

Size: 260 x 325mm (10¼ x 12¾ inches).

Reference: 9021

Price: £85

Isles de Salomon.

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MALLET, Alain Manesson.

Origin: Paris, 1683.

Map of the Solomon Islands showing part of New Zealand, from Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'.

Condition: Coloured, highlighted with gum arabic; light age-toning to the margins, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 150 x 105mm (6 x 4¼ inches).

Reference: 13032

Price: £95

New Holland and Asiatic Isles.

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THOMSON & CO, John.

Origin: Edinburgh, John Thomson, 1821.

A map of Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, also showing many of the islands in the area. Published by John Thomson & Company in 'A New General Atlas'.

Condition: Original outline colour; light marginal soiling and age-toning to the edges of the paper, minor darkening of the centrefold, due to guard paste, other light surface soiling, otherwise very good condition.

Size: 500 x 615mm (19¾ x 24¼ inches).

Reference: 11353

Price: £280

Nouve Scoperte fatte nel 1765. 67. E 69 nel Mare del Sud.

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ZATTA, Antonio.

Origin: Venice, 1776.

An important map of the South Pacific, showing part of Australia, New Zealand and across to the Society Islands. Indicates the routes made by Cook, Wallis, Carteret, Byron and Mouats. With decorative title cartouche. From 'Atlante Novissimo'.

Condition: Original colour; very light marginal staining, otherwise a good example.

Size: 310 x 410mm (12¼ x 16¼ inches).

Reference: 8464

Price: £1100

Océanie.

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LEVASSEUR, Victor.

Origin: Paris, c.1845.

A steel engraving, showing the East Indies, Japan, Australia & New Zealand, with finely engraved vignette borders.

Condition: Original outline colour; light age-toning and minor soiling to the margins, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 315 x 450mm (12½ x 17¾ inches).

Reference: 5502

Price: £110

Océanie.

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LEVASSEUR, Victor.

Origin: Paris, c.1845.

A superbly detailed steel engraving, shows the Pacific Basin, Hawaii, East Indies, Japan, Australia & New Zealand, with finely engraved vignette borders.

Condition: Original outline colour; steel engraving, fine condition.

Size: 315 x 450mm (12½ x 17¾ inches).

Reference: 8840

Price: £120

Océanie.

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LEVASSEUR, Victor.

Origin: Paris, c.1845.

A steel engraving, showing the East Indies, Japan, Australia & New Zealand, with finely engraved vignette borders.

Condition: Original outline colour, with recent embellishment to the surrounding vignettes; paper lightly age-toned, minor spotting and soiling to the margins, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 399 x 425mm (15¾ x 16¾ inches).

Reference: 11543

Price: £140

Polynesia

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PHILIP & Son, George.

Origin: London & Liverpool, c.1850.

A superbly detailed map of Polynesia, showing New Zealand, Ladrones, Sandwich Islands, Galapogos Islands, New Hebrides, Feejee, the Friendly and Samoa Islands and also The Marquesas, Society Islands. Inset maps of Norfolk Island, detailed map of Auckland area and the Otago Gold Fields.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; signs of old creases, one or two tears expertly repaired, overall a good example.

Size: 505 x 615mm (20 x 24¼ inches).

Reference: 12995

Price: £90