Carte des Costes de L'Asie sur L'Ocean Contenant les Bancs
85 x 57 cm
Mortier's large chart of Asia is interesting due to the fact that it shows the complete known coastline of the continent. Most charts showing a similar view of the region tend to only show the…[more]
A New Map of the World
ANONYMOUS, MOLL, Herman
55 x 38 cm
This map of the world is believed to have been engraved by Herman Moll circa 1700. After this edition there were a number of adaptations of the plate including one example in the National Library…[more]
Carte des Indes Orientales
28 x 16 cm
Dampier, a reformed pirate, published an account of his buccaneering voyages in 1698, gaining himself a better reputation. Dampier travelled to Australia on two occasions, once in 1688 on Read's…[more]
A new map of the world according to Wrights alias Mercators projection &c: drawn from the newest and the most exact observations…
93 x 58 cm
Information to come…[more]
Hemisphere Meridional Pour Voir Plus Distinctement Les Terres Australes
45 x 45 cm
First edition of De lisle's polar hemispherical map showing Australia and New Zealand according to Tasman's two voyages in 1642-3 and 1644.
This is the first state of De l'isle's…[more]
Orientaliora Indiarum Orientalium . Oost Indien
Australia is shown with north oriented to the left .
The prototype of De Wit and Ottens' impressive map is Goos' 1666 map of the East Indies which also had Australia shown with north…[more]
VAN DER PUTTE, Isaac
47 x 31 cm
This map comes from a Dutch Bible. As with other Dutch Bibles, it consisted of a world map and five Holy Land maps, this being the world map.
The source of this map is the little known…[more]
Orbis veteribus Typus veterum Geopraefen-christ...
33 x 35 cm
Early map of the eastern hemisphere.…[more]
Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën...
30 x 22 cm
Six parts of the Eight Volumes of Valentyn's (Valentijn) rare work printed between 1724 and 1726. More information to come.
De moordenaars Baay (Golden Bay NZ)
33 x 20 cm
This well known engraving from valentyn's voyages is said to be one of the first to show the New Zealand Maoris. Showing two views, one of Tasman’s two ships in Murders Bay (Golden Bay)…[more]
Kaart Der Reyse van Abel Tasman
47 x 30 cm
This map is included with Volumes 1 to 4 of Valentyn's rare work printed between 1724 and 1726. The map shows the track of Tasman's epic first voyage to Australia in 1642-43.
Anthony Van Diemens Land
18 x 29 cm
Map of Tasmania showing the track of Abel Tasman's first voyage of 1642-43, which resulted in the discovery of Tasmania and New Zealand.
Apart from the very rare copy of Vissher's map,…[more]
46 x 31 cm
First printed in the 1670s this map was so popular that it was printed up until the mid 1700s. This edition of the map comes from a Dutch bible circa 1736.
Interestingly the map displays…[more]
Mappemondo o sia Descrizione Generale del Globo Terrestre ed Aquatico
35 x 30 cm
The double hemisphere map itself details the routes of many navigators including Magellan in 1520, Mendana in 1568, Tasman's 1642 - 43 route and Schouten and Le Maire in 1616, amongst others.
GEOGRAPHIA ET ASTRONOMIA
26 x 22 cm
A beautiful map focusing on astrological interests including the orbits of the planets.…[more]
MappeMonde a l’usage du Roy, Par Guillaume Delisle Premier de Geographe…
COVENS & MORTIER
66 x 43 cm
Covens and Mortier’s map of the world utilised a very popular style that was used during the 18th century. The beautiful cartouche shows four women that each represent a different region, Europe,…[more]
A COMPLETE MAP OF THE SOUTHERN CONTINENT
48 x 37 cm
The first large-scale map of Australia by an Englishman showing the 1642-43 and 1644 discoveries of Abel Tasman in Australia and New Zealand .
Despite the fairly rapid and wide…[more]
Magnum Mare del Zur cum Insula California
DE WIT, Frederick
55 x 50 cm
Sea chart of the Pacific, filled with some of the most famous cartographic misconceptions. California is an island; the northen coastline of Australia is shown, with Tasmania a long way away from…[more]
Orbis Vetus in utraque continente…
71 x 48 cm
One of Vaugondy's large folio maps. The Vaugondys were descended from the Nicolas Sanson family who were also map makers of some importance. From him they inherited much of Sanson's cartographic…[more]
Carte Reduite Des Terres Australes
28 x 20 cm
One of the few 18 th century maps concentrating on the Australian continent and showing the east coast joined from New Guinea to Tasmania .
This chart of Australia exemplifies French…[more]
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