C1798

La Nuova Olanda e la Nuova Guinea delineato sulle ultime osservazioni

Mapmaker:

Giovanni Maria Cassini

Very rare and important map of Australia based on Cook’s first voyage observations. Decorative title cartouche with ships and natives. One of the few maps of this period to concentrate on the whole Australian continent and to have Cook’s discoveries … Read Full Description

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S/N: AUS-1798-CASSI-36–186210
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Full Title:

La Nuova Olanda e la Nuova Guinea delineato sulle ultime osservazioni

Date:

C1798

Mapmaker:

Giovanni Maria Cassini

Condition:

In good condition, centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Image Size: 

500mm 
x 365mm

Frame Size: 

830mm 
x 690mm
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La Nuova Olanda e la Nuova Guinea delineato sulle ultime osservazioni - Antique Map from 1798

Genuine antique
dated:

1798

Description:

Very rare and important map of Australia based on Cook’s first voyage observations. Decorative title cartouche with ships and natives. One of the few maps of this period to concentrate on the whole Australian continent and to have Cook’s discoveries noted. Cook’s place names are translated to Italian. Cassini’s atlas, &quotNuovo Atlante Geografico Universale Delineato Sulle Ultime Osservazione..&quot, was published in Rome 1792-1801. First state of this map prior to the addition to the abbreviation of the word, &quotCalcog&quot, to &quotCalcografia&quot in the title. Tooley 288 Pl 15

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