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Hollandia Nova
Hollandia Nova
1663
THEVENOT, Melchisedech
54 x 40 cm

Thevenot’s chart of Australia is the first large scale chart solely dedicated to Australia and one of the first to show Abel Tasman’s discoveries in Northern Australia and Tasmania. Only a few…[more]

Kaart Der Reyse van Abel Tasman
Kaart Der Reyse van Abel Tasman
1726
VALENTYN, Francois
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.

Also…[more]

A COMPLETE MAP OF THE SOUTHERN CONTINENT
A COMPLETE MAP OF THE SOUTHERN CONTINENT
1744
BOWEN, Emanuel
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]

Carte Reduite Des Terres Australes
Carte Reduite Des Terres Australes
1753
BELLIN, Jacques
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]

Carte reduite des terres Australes / Gereduceerde kaart van't Zuid-land
Carte reduite des terres Australes / Gereduceerde kaart van't Zuid-land
1760
BELLIN, Jacques
28 x 21 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 piece comes from the Dutch edition which has both…[more]

Carte des Declinaison et Inclinaison de l’auiguille Aimantee…
Carte des Declinaison et Inclinaison de l’auiguille Aimantee…
1777
BUFFON, George
54 x 42 cm

A French chart of Australia and New Zealand showing the discoveries made by Cook in 1770, during his first voyage and the discoveries made by Capt. Furneaux in Tasmania in 1773. Australia is…[more]

A New Chart of New Holland on which are delineated New South Wales, and a plan of Botany Bay
A New Chart of New Holland on which are delineated New South Wales, and a plan of Botany Bay
1787
ANDREWS, J.
35 x 36 cm

An exceptional chart of Australia and one of the very few pre settlement maps that focus exclusively on the Australian continent. This rare piece was included in the important book "The history of…[more]

New Holland and the adjacent Islands, agreeable to the latest discoveries.
New Holland and the adjacent Islands, agreeable to the latest discoveries.
1790
KINCAID
24 x 18 cm

‘New Holland and the adjacent Islands’, 1790 by Kincaid. The map depicts a very early inset map of Port Jackson and Sydney Cove. One of the earliest post settlement maps simply focusing on…[more]

Chart shewing the Track of the Waaksamheyd Transport from Port Jackson in New South Wales to Batavia in 1792
Chart shewing the Track of the Waaksamheyd Transport from Port Jackson in New South Wales to Batavia in 1792
1793
HUNTER, John
25 x 22 cm

An unusual depiction of the Australian continent upside down. Hunter's map of Australia illustrates the voyage of the Waaksamheyd, a dutch vessel, that was used to transport the wrecked crew from…[more]

La Nuova Olanda e La Nuova Guinea
La Nuova Olanda e La Nuova Guinea
1798
CASSINI, Giovanni
48 x 35 cm

Following the much publicised, landmark discovery of Australia's east coast by Captain James Cook in 1770, mapmakers around the world were quick to incorporate those discoveries onto their maps.…[more]

New Holland with the Adjacent Polynesia
New Holland with the Adjacent Polynesia
1798
FADEN, William
12 x 10 cm

Faden was the geographer to the King of England and produced many fine works until his death in 1836. This map has three main features that make it especially interesting. 1. this map is one of…[more]

New Holland (No title)
New Holland (No title)
1802
ARROWSMITH, Aaron
24 x 20 cm

This interesting map by Aaron Arrowsmith highlights the fact that in 1802 there was little accurate knowledge of the coastlines of the southern portion of the Australian continent. It does…[more]

Carte Generale de la Nouvelle Holland
Carte Generale de la Nouvelle Holland
1811
FREYCINET
75 x 49 cm

The first complete, published map of Australia.

Although Matthew Flinders was the first person to circumnavigate Australia, in Her Majesty’s ship the Investigator between 1801-03,…[more]

Oceanique Centrale
Oceanique Centrale
1812
MALTE-BRUN, Conrad
30 x 22 cm

Only the second published, complete map of Australia and the first to name Flinders' discoveries.

Lapie's fine map of Australia was published just one year after his fellow compatriot,…[more]

General Chart of Terra Australis or Australia
General Chart of Terra Australis or Australia
1814
FLINDERS, Matthew
91 x 63 cm

Offered here is the very rare and desirable first edition of Flinders exceptional and important chart, printed before the death of Flinders and before the admiralty would begin to publish the…[more]

New Holland and Asiatic Isles
New Holland and Asiatic Isles
1814
THOMSON, John
62 x 50 cm

In 1814 Matthew Flinders printed his account of his discovery and charting of the Southern coastlines of Australia shortly before he died. This map printed the same year as flinders’ is an…[more]

East India Isles & Australia
East India Isles & Australia
1819
WYLD, James
28 x 22 cm

Information to…[more]

Carte de L'Australie
Carte de L'Australie
1826
BRUE, Adrian
51 x 36 cm

Brue had a special relationship with Australia. He was involved in Baudin's expedition between 1801 and 1803 which charted the Australian coastline. The discoveries from the expedition would…[more]

THE FRIEND OF AUSTRALIA; or, A Plan for Exploring the Interior, and for Carrying on a Survey of the Whole Continent of Australia...
 THE FRIEND OF AUSTRALIA; or, A Plan for Exploring the Interior, and for Carrying on a Survey of the Whole Continent of Australia...
1830
MASLEN, Thomas J
21 x 14 cm

A very rare and desirable book on a plan to explore the interior of Australia by a retired officer. More information to come.…[more]

Map of Australia, compiled from the nautical surveys made by order of the admiralty and other Authentic Documents by James Wyld Geographer to the Queen
Map of Australia, compiled from the nautical surveys made by order of the admiralty and other Authentic Documents by James Wyld Geographer to the Queen
1838
WYLD, James
80 x 55 cm

Wyld's large size map of Australia was one of the first in a series that would show the progress of exploration on the continent. The earliest edition of this map is believed printed in 1833 that…[more]