Lot 234: Australia


2015-10-06 14:40:06


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Lot 234: Australia. Bowen (Emanuel), A Complete Map of the Southern Continent Survey'd by Capt. Abel Tasman & Depicted by Order of the East India Company in Holland in the Stadt House at Amsterdam, [1744], uncoloured engraved map, old folds, slight offsetting, one repaired marginal closed tear, 375 x 480mm. Rare. The first English map of Australia. Derived from Thevenot's map of 1663. Originally published in John Harris's 'Complete Collection of Voyages'. (1) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction October 2015 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: £1000-1500
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