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The Discovery of Australia
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The Discovery of Australia

By SHARP, Andrew

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1963. xii; 338 pages. 2 maps (one folding), 17 plates. Original dark blue cloth in price-clipped dust wrapper. Useful reference history of Australian coastal discovery to 1839. First Edit. Cloth. Near Fine./Very Good.. 8vo. Book.

$26.42

Sydney's First Four Years
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Sydney's First Four Years

By TENCH, Captain Watkin

Library of Australian History, 1979. xxv; 364 pages. Folding map. Original cloth in complete dust wrapper.. First Edit. Cloth. Near Fine./Near Fine.. 8vo. Book.

$26.42

A New and Complete Chart of the World; Displaying the Tracks of Capt. Cook, and Other Modern Navigators
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A New and Complete Chart of the World; Displaying the Tracks of Capt. Cook, and Other Modern Navigators

By BOWEN, Thomas ... Engraver

Outline hand coloured copper engraved world map. Australia is shown joined with Tasmania. From Bankes's, New System of Geography. Some rather pronounced crease marks. No date c1770's?. Very Good. 450 x 330 Mm. Map.

$105.69

Oceanie, Ou Australasie, Polynesie et Iles Asiatiques
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Oceanie, Ou Australasie, Polynesie et Iles Asiatiques

By LAPIE, P

Detalied French map with delicate original outline hand colouring. Not only is Australia shown but also the Pacific Islands, Japan, and part of the Chinese mainland. No date, c1820s?. Near Fine. 300 x 225 Mm. Map.

$105.69

Carte De L'Oceanie Ou Cinquieme Partie Du Monde
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Carte De L'Oceanie Ou Cinquieme Partie Du Monde

By BRUE, A.H & Monsieur, S.A.R

Paris: Janvier, 1820. A detailed map with original hand colouring, showing as well as Nouvelle Hollande, the East Indies, New zealand, Pacific Islands, Japan, Indonesia, and part of the coast of China. Two short tears within the plate-mark without any loss, two short closed tears to centre fold, no loss. A large detailed map.. Fine.. 505 x 360 Mm. Map.

$165.14

Asia. Drawn from the Latest Astronomical  Observations
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Asia. Drawn from the Latest Astronomical Observations

By WILKINSON, Robert

1808. An interesting copper engraved map, with beautiful original full wash hand colouring. A comprehensive map of the continent including Australia. Very Good. 285 x 220 Mm. Map.

$118.90

A New & Accurate Map of Asia, Drawn from the Most Approved Modern Maps & Charts
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A New & Accurate Map of Asia, Drawn from the Most Approved Modern Maps & Charts

By BOWEN, Thomas

1777. Uncoloured copper engraved map, with two light vertical creases. Good detail of all the continent, of India, China, Russia, Japan, etc. Australia is shown joined to Tasmania, just Williams Bay, Sharks Bay and Lowins Land on the west coast are indicated.. Very Good. 410 x 320 Mm. Map.

$198.17

A New & Accurate Map of Asia, Drawn from the Most Approved Modern Maps & Charts
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A New & Accurate Map of Asia, Drawn from the Most Approved Modern Maps & Charts

By BOWEN, Thomas

Uncoloured eighteenth century copper engraved map, sometime folded with short closed tears to some folds without loss. Good detail of the continent regions such as Russia, Tibet, Tartary, extending to the Black Sea in the west. Japan is shown and all of China. Australia is shown joined with Tasmania, the other named places are almost entirely along the East coast of New South Wales. No date c1770s? An important map.. Good. 400 x 310 Mm. Map.

$264.22

Tales about America and Australia; by Peter Parley. Edited by the Rev. T. Wilson
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Tales about America and Australia; by Peter Parley. Edited by the Rev. T. Wilson

By GOODRICH, Samuel Griswold

London: Darton and Clark c1846, 1846. iv; 192 pages. Full-page hand coloured maps of America, and Australia, illustrations within text. Neat contemporary ownership inscription on front endpaper, dated 1846. Slight browning of maps. Original brown gilt cloth, neatly rebacked with the spine relaid, lean to text block. This edition not listed in Copac, the British Library copy is dated (1864) and has 207 pages. First Edit. Original Cloth. Good. 12mo.. Book.

$46.24

Asia

By SMITH, Charles

1808. Map with original full wash hand colouring, detailed map of the continent including New Holland and New Zeeland. Very Good.. 350 x 260 Mm. Map.

$105.69

Southern Hemisphere Corrected from the Latest Voyages
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Southern Hemisphere Corrected from the Latest Voyages

By FISHER & Co

1829. Most unusual circular map of the South Pole, with attractive original hand colouring. Showing not only New Holland, also southern Africa, and South America. Very Good.. 195 mm [diameter]. Map.

$132.11

An Historical and Statistical Account of New South Wales, Both as a Penal Settlement and as a British Colony
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An Historical and Statistical Account of New South Wales, Both as a Penal Settlement and as a British Colony

By LANG, John Dunmore

(London): A.J. Valpy, 1837. Two volumes. xii; 465; (ii); iv; 527 pages. Uncut page edges. Large folding map hand coloured in outline. Original dark blue cloth with printed paper spine labels which are discoloured but quite legible.. Second Editions, with Numerous Additions. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$330.28

Carte Pour Servir a L'Historie Philosophique et Politique Des Esablissemens et Du Des Europeens Dans Les Deux Indies
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Carte Pour Servir a L'Historie Philosophique et Politique Des Esablissemens et Du Des Europeens Dans Les Deux Indies

By BONNE, Rigobert

Large uncoloured copper engraved map, sometime folded with short edge tears, one edge closely cropped. Sparce on detail the map shows a large area of the continent of Asia. Australia is illustrated in the far corner with the undiscovered coastline left out. Although no dated the map almost certainly just pre-dates Cook's discoveries.. Very Good.. 470 x 320 Mm. Map.

$198.17

Boswell and the Girl from Botany Bay
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Boswell and the Girl from Botany Bay

By POTTLE, Frederick A

New York: The Viking Press, 1937. 56; (ii) pages. Folding map, 2 plates. Original cream paper covered boards black cloth spine in very good condition as is its original decorative paper covered slip case. LIMITED EDITION OF 500 COPIES. The end paper has a newspaper cutting of an obituary to the author neatly pasted to it. Boswell and the Girl from Botany Bay was written as a presidential address for the Elizabethan Club of Yale University, and was read to the Club on 4 May 1932.. First Edit. Original Boards. Very Good. 4to. Book.

$52.84