New Holland Australia Polynesia Pacific New Zealand Oceania 1816 rare Lapie mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Oceanie Ou Australasie, Polynesie et Iles Asiatiques.
(Oceania, Australia, Polynesia, New Zealand, Indonesia).
Issued Paris,  by Lapie, P. Engraved by Chamouin. Uncommon early 19th century antique map. Original outline hand color.
Oval title box with engraved flourishes lower right. Note long mountain range running down entire east coast, Nuyts & Flinders along Southern coast.
Clean example, trivial signs of age, small minor light spots, overall very nice looking map.
Sheet measures c. 14 1/4" x 10 1/4"
Engraved area measures c. 11 3/4" x 8 1/2"
Tooley, Mapping of Australia, 838. (noting the imprint date we cite).
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 3, p. 88.
Search of oldmaps website database reveals no examples of this map appearing. Scarce early map relating to Australia.
[p.35 lower right, Longitude du Meridien de Paris top center, both outside neat line. Title in 5 lines.] A previous European owner has written either 1817 or 1824 in top right corner.