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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

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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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