A General Chart of the Passage from England to Botany Bay in New Holland 1787
39 x 26 cm
Though this appears to be a map of the world it’s actual objective is to illustrate Australia’s (New Holland) distance from England and the track that is planned to be taken by the First Fleet on…[more]
Chart of Terra Australis by M. Flinders, Commr. Of H.M. Sloop Investigator, South Coast Sheet V 1798, 1802 & 3 (Bass Strait, Melbourne, Victoria)
89 x 61 cm
First edition of Flinders' important and desirable chart of Bass Strait. More information to come
Matthew Flinders (1774-1814) was an accomplished navigator and cartographer, having…[more]
Chart of Terra Australis. Sheet III, South coast (Spencers Gulf, South Australia)
89 x 60 cm
Flinders chart of Spencer’s Gulf and the Gulf of St Vincent is important for a number of reasons. This chart’s cartographic importance to the knowledge of the coastlines of Australia is in the…[more]
Insulae Indiae Orientalis Praecipuae. Molluae...
48 x 35 cm
Important map of Southeast Asia and one of the few to show evidence of Drake's contact with Java.
Gerard Mercator is, apart from Ptolemy, probably the most important of all…[more]
La Nuova Olanda e La Nuova Guinea
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]
Map of New South Wales & Victoria
79 x 77 cm
Proeschel's very rare seperately published map of New South Wales
Proeschel was born in France in 1809 and moved out to Victoria to participate in the goldrushes in 1852. Basing himself in…[more]
Orbis Terrarum Typus de Integro in Plurimis Emendatus
47 x 36 cm
Decorative world map in twin hemispheres showing the results of Tasman's first voyage in Tasmania , based on Visscher's world map.
This map is a close copy of Visscher's first Bible…[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]
Novae Guineae Forma & Situs
DE JODE, Gerard
22 x 34 cm
De Jode's rare map of New Guinea and Terra Australis Incognita is considered by some authorities to represent the first printed map of Australia .
One of the remaining contentious issues…[more]
Death of Captain Cook
51 x 66 cm
Cleveley's aquatint of the Death of Cook is among the best of the events depictions. In the fashion of aquatints at first glance it appears that the print is actually a watercolour.
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]
Novus Planiglobii Terrestris Per Utrumque Polum Conspectus…
VALCK, Gerard, BLAEU, Joan
54 x 41 cm
Valck's map was made by the famous mapmaker Joan Blaeu. It is believed to have been engraved in 1672, but neverpublished. Historians assume that a great fire at Blaeu’s printery was the reason he…[more]
Nova Orbis Tabula in Lucem Edita A.F. De Wit
DE WIT, Frederick
55 x 46 cm
De Wit's decorative world map in twin hemispheres with allegorical scenes in the corners.
Regarded as one of the finest maps of its kind. The marvellous scenes in the corners combine an…[more]
A Voyage to the South Sea, undertaken by command of His Majesty, for the purpose of conveying the bread-fruit tree to the West Indies, in His Majesty's Ship the Bounty…
23 x 30 cm
The voyage of the Bounty would have to be one of the most interesting 18th century voyages undertaken. Its story would inspire three Hollywood epics staring some of its greatest stars.…[more]
Carte Generale de la Nouvelle Holland
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]
Scientia Terrarum et Coelorum or the Heavens and Earth Astronomically and Geographically Dilineated and Displayed
120 x 104 cm
Wall map of the world. Shows mathematical calculations for astronomy, navigation. Discusses many mathematical issues.
About the Publishers: Published by Robert…[more]
From $9,000 (AUD)
Orbis Typus Universalis Iuxta Hydrographorum Traditionem
48 x 36 cm
Fries' map is of particular interest as it portrays to some extent, the curr-ent indecision about the nature of the world at that time. America had only been discovered some thirty years earlier…[more]
Orbis Terra Novissima Desciptio
LE CLERC, Jean
52 x 33 cm
Final state of Jodocus Hondius' rare world map in twin hemispheres surrounded by a decorative strapwork border. This state was published by Le Clerc's widow.
Jodocus Hondius engraved…[more]
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]
32 x 32 cm
Medieval world map based on Portolano sources, with Jerusalem at the centre and east at the top.
The map is one of the very few printed medieval world maps to be based on Portolano…[more]
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