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  1. New South Wales.
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    SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE.

    New South Wales. c1847

    £300

    A lovely, detailed map of the eastern portion of the premier state of New South Wales, featuring a delightful inset plan of the then “fledgling” city of Sydney. Physical features, and numerous coastal and inland settlements are engraved and named respectively. Published by Charles Knight … Read more

  2. Eastern Queensland.
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    BARTHOLOMEW, John & Co.

    Eastern Queensland. 1922

    £60

    A large and very detailed map of the eastern portion of the Australian state of QLD. There is an informative inset plan of Brisbane, the state capital. The map shows the political divisions within the state, together with physical features, such as rivers, lakes, bays, … Read more

  3. South Australia.
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    BARTHOLOMEW, John.

    South Australia. [c1850]

    £20

    A map of Central Australia with a great detail of the Southern part. Read more

  4. Trois vues des Isles de l’Amirauté.
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    COOK, James.

    Trois vues des Isles de l’Amirauté. 1774.

    £45

    Several views of islands in the Pacific such as Mindanao, Joseph Freewill, Admiralty. From the French Edition of Cook’s Voyages published 1774-1785. Engraved by Robert Benard. Read more

  5. Carte des découvertes du Capne. Carteret dans la Nouvelle Bretagne
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    COOK, James.

    Carte des découvertes du Capne. Carteret dans la Nouvelle Bretagne 1774.

    £245

    An interesting map with the Island of Papua New Guinea with the discoveries of Captain Carteret. From the French Edition of Cook’s Voyages published 1774-1785. Engraved by Robert Benard. Read more

  6. Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
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    JOHNSTON, W. & A. K.

    Islands in the Pacific Ocean. c1842

    £175

    A large and impressive map of the Pacific Ocean, including the numerous small islands and the outlines of countries such as: Australia, the west coast of South America, Central America, The United States, Japan, The Philippines and New Zealand. ‘New General Atlas of Modern Geography’. Read more

  7. Islands of Oceania.
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    BARTHOLOMEW, J G

    Islands of Oceania. 1922

    £95

    Series of 9 detailed maps of the principal islands of Oceania, in the Pacific – including: Hawaiian, Society, Fijian and the Tongan Islands. Presented in ‘The Times Atlas’. Read more

  8. Chart of The Pacific Ocean.
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    DOWER, J

    Chart of The Pacific Ocean. 1831

    £150

    An attractive map of the Pacific Ocean, from John Dower’s ‘A New Atlas of the World’. Read more

  9. Océanie.
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    MIGEON, J.

    Océanie. 1864

    £125

    A general map of The Pacific Ocean from Migeon’s French Atlas; ‘Geographie Universal’. A delightful vignette of Nouméa to lower right corner. Read more

  10. New Zealand.
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    BARTHOLOMEW, John & Co.

    New Zealand. 1922

    £150

    A large and very detailed map of N.Z. There are informative inset maps and plans of the South Island cities of Dunedin and Christchurch, and those of the capital city Wellington and Auckland from the North Island. The map highlights the countries marvellous physical features, … Read more

  11. The Pacific Ocean.
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    WALKER, J & C.

    The Pacific Ocean. 1874

    £75

    Atlas for the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Read more

  12. The Basin of the Pacific
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    WYLD, James.

    The Basin of the Pacific 1853

    £295

    Wyld maintained the high standard of graphic and factual excellence that had been established by his predecessor and his maps are among the finest published in the early nineteenth century. Read more

  13. The Pacific Ocean
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    (Letts, Son & Co.)

    The Pacific Ocean 1884

    £40

    Map of the Pacific Ocean extending east to west from Columbia to Korea and north to south from British Columbia to Cape Horn. Includes inset map of British Isles on the same scale, and explanation detailing currents. Lett’s popular Atlas, being a Series of Maps … Read more

  14. Map of South Australia, New South Wales, Van Diemens Land
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    WYLD, James.

    Map of South Australia, New South Wales, Van Diemens Land 1853

    £600

    A superb, highly detailed, large map of the newly colonised areas in Australia. Inset maps showing Western Australia, Van Diemen’s Land, prior to being renamed Tasmania, and plans of Sydney and Adelaide, each city in their infancy. Each political land division is separately coloured. … Read more

  15. Polynesia or Islands in the Pacific Ocean
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    RAPKIN, J

    Polynesia or Islands in the Pacific Ocean 1850.

    £120

    A highly decorative map for the period with vignettes showing towns and local scenes, the whole enclosed in an elegant border. Read more

  16. NEW SOUTH WALES
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    RAPKIN, J

    NEW SOUTH WALES 1851.

    £245

    A highly decorative map for the period. Includes vignettes showing a views of Sydney Cove and the The Murray, the whole enclosed in an elegant border. Read more

  17. CARTE DU GRAND OCEAN OU MER DU SUD.
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    LA PÉROUSE, Jean Francois de Galaup.

    CARTE DU GRAND OCEAN OU MER DU SUD. 1797

    £750

    A splendid large chart of the Pacific Ocean, and of those countries that border it. Only coastal information is given. From the Voyages of La Pérouse who set sail from France in 1785 to continue the discoveries of Captain Cook. He was shipwrecked in 1788 … Read more

  18. Carte d’une partie du Gran Ocean a l’E. et.SE. de la Nouvelle Guinee.
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    LA PÉROUSE, Jean Francois de Galaup.

    Carte d’une partie du Gran Ocean a l’E. et.SE. de la Nouvelle Guinee. 1797

    £475

    Interesting chart of part of the south-western Pacific, showing the routes taken by the Spanish explorer Don Francisco Antonio Maurelle in 1781 along the northern coast of New Guinea and across the Pacific to Fiji and Tonga. Maurelle was credited with the discovery of the … Read more

  19. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.  VAN DIEMAN ISLAND.
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    Engraved by J & C Walker

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA. VAN DIEMAN ISLAND. 1844.

    £60

    Interesting map in two parts. The Western Australia map shows from Perth, south to Albany, with county borders and sketchy geographical detail, supplemented by text on map – ‘Abundance of Kangaroos’ or ‘rich red loam.’The Tasmanian map shows the northern coast and the strip … Read more

  20. NEW SOUTH WALES
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    Engraved by WALKER, J.C

    NEW SOUTH WALES 1844.

    £150

    Benevolent societies with the intention to disseminate knowledge were a distinguishing feature of the Victorian age. SDUK was founded in 1827 by John, Earl Russell and Henry Brougham, later Lord Chancellor of England. The Society published books that were deemed to be of high … Read more

  21. NOUVELLE CARTE Illustrée de L’OCÉANIE
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    VUILLEMIN, A.

    NOUVELLE CARTE Illustrée de L’OCÉANIE 1857

    £600

    An interesting view of Oceania from industrial perspective, with numerous decorative embellishments. There is statistical information about the islands on either side of the map with 14 attractive vignettes depicting native inhabitants, fauna, and flora, as well as customs, religious beliefs and industry native to … Read more

  22. NEW SOUTH WALES AND VICTORIA.
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    BARTHOLOMEW, John

    NEW SOUTH WALES AND VICTORIA. 1860

    £100

    Lovely map of the populous states of New South Wales and Victoria in Australia. Title at bottom with scale underneath. Published in The Imperial Atlas of Modern Geography by Blackie & Son. Read more

  23. South Pacific Ocean.
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    BARTHOLOMEW, J.

    South Pacific Ocean. 1860

    £95

    Two maps on one sheet. One being of the South Pacific Ocean, while the lower map shows the Society Isles and an inset map of Tahiti at top right. Published in The Imperial Atlas of Modern Geography by Blackie & Son. Read more

  24. THE PACIFIC OCEAN
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    WELLER, Edward

    THE PACIFIC OCEAN 1860

    £145

    A detailed map of the Pacific Ocean. Title at top right. Published in The Imperial Atlas of Modern Geography by Blackie & Son. Read more

  25. CARTE D’UNE PARTIE DE LA COTE DE LA NLE. GALLES MERIDLE. DEPUIS LE CAP TRIBULATION JUSQUA DETROIT DE L’ENDEAVOUR.
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    (COOK, James.) Engraved by BENARD, Robert.

    CARTE D’UNE PARTIE DE LA COTE DE LA NLE. GALLES MERIDLE. DEPUIS LE CAP TRIBULATION JUSQUA DETROIT DE L’ENDEAVOUR. c1776.

    £275 £110

    An interesting chart of the northeastern coast of Australia discovered by Cook in 1770, showing the Endeavour River and the Endeavour Strait. So named by Cook after his ship was careened and repaired on the banks of the river following grounding on a coral reef … Read more

  26. Colony of Victoria(Australia).
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    WELLER, Edward

    Colony of Victoria(Australia). 1858-63.

    £175 £70

    A detailed map of Victoria at the time. The detail peters out towards the interior. Read more

  27. PACIFIC OCEAN.
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    ARROWSMITH, John.

    PACIFIC OCEAN. 1834

    £275 £110

    Fine map of the Pacific Ocean on Mercator’s projection. John Arrowsmith constantly revised and improved his popular London Atlas; it ran to many editions. Read more

  28. CARTE D’UNE PARTIE DU GRAND OCEAN a l’E et S.E. de la Nouvelle Guinee pour l’intelligence do Voyage de la Fregate Espagnole la Princessa commandee par D.Franco. Antonio Maurelle. en 1781
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    LA PEROUSE, Jean Francois de Galaup

    CARTE D’UNE PARTIE DU GRAND OCEAN a l’E et S.E. de la Nouvelle Guinee pour l’intelligence do Voyage de la Fregate Espagnole la Princessa commandee par D.Franco. Antonio Maurelle. en 1781 c.1785, French Edition.

    £475 £190

    Interesting chart of part of the south-western Pacific, showing the routes taken by the Spanish explorer Don Francisco Antonio Maurelle in 1781 along the northern coast of New Guinea and across the Pacific to Fiji and Tonga. Maurelle was credited with the discovery of the … Read more

  29. Carte de la Nouvelle Zeelande.
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    BONNE, Rigobert.

    Carte de la Nouvelle Zeelande. 1778

    £895 £537

    An early map of New Zealand showing the coast in some detail with numerous depth soundings to North Island and the route taken by Captain Cook. The charting of the coast is complete apart from a small sections, mainly in South Island. Four inset maps … Read more

  30. Carte des Isles de Papous
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    BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas

    Carte des Isles de Papous c1770

    £175 £70

    Map of the western tip of Irian Jaya(New Guinea), and the islands nearby including ‘Mixoal’and ‘Waigeew’ The coast has been charted in detail with depth soundings, sandbanks and rocks noted. Cartouche decorated with foliage at top right, scale below Read more

  31. Neu-Seeland, West Australien, Tasmania
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    PETERMANN, Augustus Herman, 1822-1898

    Neu-Seeland, West Australien, Tasmania 1864.

    £120 £48

    Three very detailed maps in one sheet. West Australia shows overland exploration routes, the New Zealand part has an inset map of Auckland. Read more

  32. Plan de la Baye Dusky (Obscure) a la Nouvelle Zealand.
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    COOK, James.

    Plan de la Baye Dusky (Obscure) a la Nouvelle Zealand. c1776.

    £175 £70

    The map shows part of the south west coast of South Island, with an inset map of Pickersgill Harbour, with depth soundings . From an early French translation of Cook’s Third Voyage. Read more

  33. Western Australia.  South Australia
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    WELLER, Edward

    Western Australia. South Australia 1858-63

    £80 £32

    There are two separate detailed maps on the one plate. Detailed maps of both colonies, very early on in their respective development. From The Weekly Dispatch Atlas. Read more

  34. New South Wales
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    WELLER, Edward

    New South Wales 1858-63.

    £125 £50

    A detailed map of the region Read more

  35. Oceania, or the Islands in the Pacific Ocean on Mercators Projection, comprising Polynesia, Malaysia and Australasia
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    JOHNSON, J Hugh

    Oceania, or the Islands in the Pacific Ocean on Mercators Projection, comprising Polynesia, Malaysia and Australasia c1860

    £175 £70

    A detailed map of the Pacific Ocean, compiled from the British Admiralty Charts, the Surveys of the United States Exploring Expedition and Lieut. Raper’s Table of Maritime Positions. Published by Archibald Fullarton & Co. Read more

  36. New Zealand
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    HUGHES, William, 1817-1876

    New Zealand 1851.

    £185 £74

    A clean, crisp engraving showing the coastline and rivers of New Zealand with two insets entitled “The Settled Portion of Western Australia.” and “Van Diemens Island.” Read more

  37. Map of the discoveries made in the Pacific on the King’s ship, The Resolution, commanded by Captain Cook in 1774.
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    BENARD, Robert.

    Map of the discoveries made in the Pacific on the King’s ship, The Resolution, commanded by Captain Cook in 1774. c1775

    £85

    An interesting map of the islands of New Caledonia and Vanuatu showing the route taken by Captain Cook with notations of dates. Captain Cooke’s Third Voyage. Read more

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