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MPN 032 Map of New Zealand, Tasmania and the Fiji Islands

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MPN 032 NZ & Tasmania Rand McNally

MPN 032 A closeup of title

Map of New Zealand, Tasmania and the Fiji Islands

Antique colour-lithographed map published by Rand McNally (USA) from Rand McNally & Co’s Indexed Atlas of the World, 1892.  Further insets show the Chatham Islands and King Island (Tasmania).

480 x 314 mm. 

Very good condition apart from two neatly repaired tears at the upper right border extending 0.5. and 1.5 cm into the printed area.       $A 70

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MPN 022 Bold Feature Map of New Zealand

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MPN 022 NZ Bacon's Bold Features

MPN 022 NZ Bacon's Bold Features Title

MPN 022 NZ Bacon's Bold features cover

Bold Feature Map of New Zealand   

Antique linen-backed map, folded into 9 panels with eyelets for hanging as issued.  From Bacon’s Excelsior Wall Atlas.  Inset maps of the world and the Fiji Islands.  C1905.

644 x 750 mm. Very good condition,         $A 200

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MPN 017 Carte de la partie orientale des Isles Tavaï-Pounamou et Stewart

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MPN 017 NZ Astrolabe Stewart Island coast

MPN 017 NZ Astolabe  Title

MPN 017 NZ Astrolabe Otago Harbour

MPN 017 NZ Astrolabe Peraki Harbor

Carte de la partie orientale des Isles Tavaï-Pounamou et Stewart 

Uncoloured antique engraved map by Vincendon-Dumoulin of part of the South Island coast of New Zealand around Banks Island.  Inset maps of Otago and Peraki havens.  ,Depot de la marine chart No.1088,  Pl 3from the Atlas of Voyage  au Pole Sud et dans l’Oceanie, by Dumont-d’Urville.  Issued by the Depot de la Marine, Paris.1840.

880×595 mm

Very good /excellent condition. Small paper loss in one corner, not affecting text, water damage in upper right hand corner visible on verso only     $A1600

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MPN 037 Neu-Seeland

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Neu Seeland          

Antique lithographed map of New Zealand, hand-coloured in outline, with insets of Tasmania and Auckland; from Petermanns Geographische Mithteilungen, 1876.  Historically interesting map from Petermann’s geographical magazine, which vied with the Royal Geographical Society in London to issue maps reflecting the latest discoveries and surveys. 

234 x160 mm 

Folds as issued, browning along folds, upper left hand part of margin shaved, otherwise good condition and a clear impression.     $A 70

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MPN 035 A Sketch of Dusky Bay

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A Sketch of Dusky Bay in New Zealand 1773

Antique engraved map by James Cook; plate XIII.  Engraved by W Whitchurch and published by William Stahan in 1777.

215 x 377 mm.

Folds as bound; an excellent example.    $A 250

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MPN 034 New Zealand

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New Zealand

Antique colour-printed map; plate 76 from The Handy Reference Atlas by J Bartholomew, Edinburgh, c1888.  Insets of Tasmania and Dunedin and a list of counties.

196 x158 mm.

Very good condition.    $A 45

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MPN 033 Neu-seeland (New Zealand)

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MPN 033 NZ Petermann Mitheilugend

Neu-seeland (New Zealand)

Antique engraved map with hand-coloured outline; plate 12 from Petermann’s Geographische Mittheilungen, 1862.  Revised by L Friederichsen and published by Justus Perthus of Gotha. Printed by C Hellfarth. Historically interesting map from Petermann’s geographical magazine, which vied with the Royal Geographical Society in London to issue maps reflecting the latest discoveries and surveys. 

Map dimensions: 338 x 342 mm (13 ¼ x 13 ½ in).   

Fold as issued, slight browning along fold, otherwise a clear impression and very good condition.  $A 70

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MPN 031 Suedsee-inseln

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Suedsee-inseln   

Antique lithographed map showing New Zealand, New Guinea, Hawaii, Tasmania and other Pacific islands: from Stieler’s Handatlas, 1913.

337 x 412 mm

Very good condition.      $A 65

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MPN 030 Neu Seeland

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MPN 030 1885 NZ Tas Hartleben

Neu-Seeland     

Antique  colour-printed map of New Zealand; page 13, vol 2 from Geographische Rundschau published by A Hartleben in Vienna in  c1889 .  (He was Stieler’s main competitor).

335 x 221 mm.

Two folds as issued, clean bright example in good condition.    $A 60

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MPN 029 New Zealand

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New Zealand

Small hand-coloured antique engraved map by Morse from 1855, which also shows Chatham, Auckland and Kermadec islands  This was one of the most widely distributed American atlases of its day. .

137 x129 mm.

Very good condition.   $A130

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