C1827

Oceanique. Partie de la Nouvelle Hollande. No. 51

Rare map of the northern New South Wales and Queensland coast extending from Shoal Bay to 1770, named on the chart as Bustard Bay. 1770 was named by James Cook on 23rd May, 1770. Cook Journal; We saw some Bustards … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Oceanique. Partie de la Nouvelle Hollande. No. 51

Date:

C1827

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

520mm 
x 470mm

Paper Size: 

603mm 
x 530mm
AUTHENTICITY
Oceanique. Partie de la Nouvelle Hollande. No. 51 - Antique Map from 1827

Genuine antique
dated:

1827

Description:

Rare map of the northern New South Wales and Queensland coast extending from Shoal Bay to 1770, named on the chart as Bustard Bay.

1770 was named by James Cook on 23rd May, 1770.

Cook Journal; We saw some Bustards such as we have in England, one of which we kill’d … which occasioned my giving this place the name of Bustard Bay.

From Vandermaelen’s, Atlas Universel de Geographie Physique, Politique, Statistique et Mineralogique, sur l’echelle

 

References:
Tooley, R.V. The Mapping of Australia. London 1979: 1289.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 1553989

Phillip Marie Guillaume Vandermaelen (1795 - 1869)

Mapmaker & author of a great number of atlases, maps and dictionaries. His greatest work was “Atlas Universel" published in Brussels & the first atlas on a uniform scale throughout.

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