Auction 159, Lot 717

"Oceanie ", Dufour, Auguste-Henri

Subject: South Pacific Ocean

Period: 1843 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
29 x 20.6 inches
73.7 x 52.3 cm

This large and striking map centers on Australasia and extends to include parts of China, Japan, and Korea, Southeast Asia, French Polynesia, Hawaii, and Baja California. There is little detail in inland Australia with the exception of some topographical detail concentrated in the southeast portion of the island. It names a plethora of smaller Pacific islands. The map is surrounded by a keyboard style border.

References: cf. Tooley (Australia) #489.

Condition: A

A fine impression with two unobtrusive light spots at bottom.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/14/2016

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