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[Gum Tree] Vue d'un paysage Australien où figurent les  Xanthorrhoea (sur l'arrière plan.)
[Gum Tree] Vue d'un paysage Australien où figurent les Xanthorrhoea (sur l'arrière plan.) Off. Lith. & pict. in Horto Van Houtteano.
[Paris: A Gand, 1849.]
Lithograph. Sheet 165 x 245mm (6½ x 9½").
A shooting scene, with a gum tree. From van Houtte's 'Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe, ou Descriptions et figures des plantes les plus rares et les plus méritantes'.
[Ref: 55362]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Caspian Tern.
Caspian Tern.
P. Mazell sculp.
Published July 17 1789 by J. Stockdale.
Etching with original hand colour. 265 x 190mm (10½ x 7½"). Trimmed to plate on left, thread margins elsewhere. Paper tab stuck on edge, paper toning at bottom, old ink mss.
A Caspian tern, as seen in New South Wales by a crew member of the First Fleet. From 'The voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay' by Philip Arthur.
[Ref: 55235]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Pacific Ocean] A New and Accurate Chart of the Discoveries of Cap.n Cook, and other later Circumnavigators,
[Pacific Ocean] A New and Accurate Chart of the Discoveries of Cap.n Cook, and other later Circumnavigators, exhibiting Norfolk Island, and Port Jackson where the new Settlement is formed, including The Whole Coast of New South Wales; also the New Discoveries on the Coast of North America, shewing Nootka Sound, Comprising likewise the Pelew and other new Discovered Islands situated in the Pacific Ocean.
Engrav'd by J. Lodge Jun.r.
Engraved map. 440 x 345mm (17¼ x 13½"), with very large margins. Tear top centre entering plate, repaired, creasing.
A map of the Pacific Ocean, showing the discoveries of all three of James Cook's voyages, including New South Wales, New Zealand, Hawaii and the Bering Strait. The title references the founding of the colony of Port Jackson in 1788 but the findings of George Vancouver in the American North West (1791-95) and George Bass and Matthew Flinders (1798-9), including the Bass Strait separating Tasman from the mainland, are lacking.
[Ref: 55315]   £150.00  
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