Auction 136, Lot 762

"Carte Generale de l'Oceanie ou Cinquieme partie de Monde", Brue, Adrien Hubert

Subject: South Pacific Ocean

Period: 1834 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 14.5 inches
52.1 x 36.8 cm

Beautifully engraved and attractive map that shows the entire South Pacific Ocean. It extends to include the entire East Indies and across the Pacific to show the Baja Peninsula and part of Mexico. Australia is also labeled Nouvelle Hollande with its interior virtually blank and only one political division Australie Meridle in the south, an early reference to the territory of South Australia. This is the updated 1834 map from the 1827 edition. With Brue's embossed seal and a decorative keyboard-style border.

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Condition: A+

Very nice example with fine impression, original outline color and wide, untrimmed margins. A couple of tiny spots in margins that do not distract.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/1/2011

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