Auction 148, Lot 756

"New South Wales New Zealand New Hebrides and the Islands Adjacent Comprising the Discoveries of Mendana, Quiros, Carteret, Bougainville, Surville, Cook, Shortland, &c. &c....", Wilkinson, Robert

Subject: South Pacific Ocean

Period: 1808 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

9.4 x 12 inches
23.9 x 30.5 cm

This nicely detailed map reflects the contemporary explorations in the South Pacific and the British colonization of Australia. It shows eastern Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, the New Hebrides, and the Solomon Islands, with several smaller islands identified and many places along the coasts named. There are three insets: the volcanic remnant Lord Howes Island, Port Jackson with Its Environs, and Norfolk Island. Engraved by Froggett.


Condition: A

On a sturdy sheet.

Estimate: $200 - $240


Closed on 2/19/2014