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MUC 005 Das Austral-Continent

by on May.14, 2012, under Planispheres

Das Austral-Continent oder Neu Holland nach Krusenstern, King..(etc)

Antique map of the Australia continent ( with insets of NSW,Port Jackson,Melville Is,S Aust Colony)by CF Weiland  from an atlas by the Weimar Geographisches Institut, 1858 .

475x575mm;

Original  colour;  Excllent condition

$A400

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MUC 030 Asiatische Archipel und Neu Holland

by on May.14, 2012, under Planispheres


Asiatische Archipel und Neu Holland

Antique engraved map of Australia, New Guinea, Indonesia and other islands.  With inset maps of the settlements in NSW and Swan River.  Interesting in that Australia is shown with each section of the coast a different colour, which according to the key would show possessions of several different European powers.   Plate number 15 from  Myers Zeitungs und Groschen-Atlas, Bibliograph. Instituts zu Hildburghausen  1849 .

198 x 266 mm;

Original hand colour  ; condition very good; light spotting of margins

$A175

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MUC 091 Specialkarte von Australien

by on May.01, 2012, under Planispheres

Specialkarte von Australien  1: 3,500,000 

Antique egraved map of the Australian continent  (in 9 sheets) by A Petermann   from an atlas by Justus Perthes, Gotha 1875.

Each sheet 330x400mm

Original hand colour. Very good condition:  minor browning of edges. 

$A1200

 

 

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MUC 002 A Complete Map of the Southern Continent

by on May.01, 2012, under Planispheres

A Complete Map of the Southern Continent Australia including Van Diemens Land and New Zealand as mapped by Tasman.

With ornate cartouche and two blocks of text.  By Emmanuel Bowen (after Thevenot) From John Harris, Navigatium atque Iternerantium Bibliotheca, London 1744

Image size 372x489mm(14 5/8 x18 7/8 in)

Uncoloured. Good condition. Right hand bottom corner of margin missing (with no loss of printed surface) Skilful repairs to bottom margin. Left margins skillfully reinforced. No text on verso

$A4000

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MWC 041 Der Gestirnte Himmel Suedliche Halbkugel

by on Sep.15, 2009, under Celestial, World

MWC 041 Gestirnte Himmel[1].

MWC 041  Gestirnte Himmel close up[1].

Der Gestirnte Himmel Noerdliche/Suedliche Halbkugel

Antique engraved maps, showing the stars of the  southern hemispheres divided into constellations;  astronomy by Carl Bruhns from  C F Weiland’s Allgemeiner Hand-Atlas der Erde und des Himmels published by the Weimar Geographisches Institut 1857.

530 x 489 mm.

Original hand colour. Condition very good.  (The separation at the top of the centre fold visible in the image has now been joined with conservation tape)  $A450

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MWC 038 Tavola Cosmografica l

by on Sep.15, 2009, under Celestial, World

MWC 038 Zatta

Tavola Cosmografica l.  Mappa dell’universo e de due piu celebri sistemi planetarj

Antique engraved celestial map showing the solar system and fixed stars, on one side according to Ptolemy and on the other, according to Copernicus and Pythagoras.  By Antonio Zatta, Venice 1777.

270 x 430 mm

Full original colour.  Very good condition, but 3 small spots.   $A 775 

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MWC 034 Der Sichtbare Seite der Mond-oberflaesche

by on Sep.15, 2009, under Celestial, World

MEU PH

Der Sichtbare Seite der Mond-oberflaesche bei Voller Beleuchtung 

Antique engraved map of the “visible side of the moon when fully lit” with extensive detail and almost 300 features named; by Baer & Maedler from Stieler’s Hand-Atlas, published by Justus Perthes, Gotha 1872.

338 x 412 mm.

Lithographed in colour. (Contrast between Moon and background ore marked than on later editions).Condition good with some foxing, largely hidden by the colour; edges age toned, which has also affected the outer edges of the blue background in an even and muted manner.   $A100

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MWC 033 Planisphere Celeste

by on Sep.15, 2009, under Celestial, World

MWC 033 planisphere celecte desbussons

Planisphere Celeste donnant les divisions des etoiles fixes en constellations

Antique engraved map of the southern and northern celestial hemispheres showing the constellations with diagrams of the apparent movement of the ‘fixed’ stars, symbols for different star intensities, and signs of the Zodiac, by Desbuissons from Nouvel Atlas Illustre Geographie Universelle  c 1870.

234 x 392 mm. 

Lithograph colour; Condition good; very minor foxing and creasing of upper margin.   $A 200

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MWC 026 Hemisphaerium Coeli Australe

by on Sep.15, 2009, under Celestial, World

MWC 026 Doplmeier

Hemisphaerium Coeli Australe

Antique engraved map of the southern skies with constellations shown as figures and the four principal European observatories at Greenwich, Kassel, Copenhagen and Berlin depicted in the corners.  By Gabriel Doppelmaier from his Atlas coelestis…exhibentur.  Johan Baptist Homann, c 1720.

Image size:
487x 580 mm (19 1/8 x 22 7/8 in). 

Condition excellent with original colour (slight fading along centerfold.)  $A 3000

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MWC 025 Der Gestirnte Himmel Noerdliche/Suedliche Halbkugel

by on Sep.15, 2009, under Celestial, World

MWC 025 A Bruhns S

Der Gestirnte Himmel Noerdliche/Suedliche Halbkugel (2 sheets)

Pair of antique engraved maps, showing the stars of the northern and southern hemispheres divided into constellations;  by Carl Bruhns  from C F Weiland’s  Allgemeiner Hand-Atlas der Erde und des Himmels published by the Weimar Geographisches Institut 1857.

Each sheet 530 x 489 mm.

Original hand colour. Condition very good.  $A800

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