Auction 112, Lot 723

"Carte de la Cote Orientale de la Nouvelle Hollande", Depot de la Marine

Subject: Australia and New Zealand

Period: 1847 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
35 x 23.7 inches
88.9 x 60.2 cm

Fine, large-scale sea chart detailing the eastern coast of Australia, the Coral Sea, New Caledonia and the northern island of New Zealand. The chart was drawn by Clement Adrian Vincendon-Dumoulin from the expedition by Dumont D'Urville. Paper label of a Paris chart seller in bottom margin.

References:

Condition: B

Light general soil and a couple of wormholes. Some minor edge tears and a 2 1/2" tear into map near title, professionally repaired with Japanese tissue on verso. Course of a ship drawn in pencil and dated 1865.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/28/2005

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