Auction 97, Lot 610

"The Discovery of Australia - The Charts and Maps of the Navigators and Explorers", Perry, T.M.

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1982 (published)

Publication: Thomas Nelson [Publisher]


10.5 x 14.5 inches
26.7 x 36.8 cm

Filled with large illustrations, many in color, of the important maps of discovery of Australia. Dr. Perry describes how the unknown 'Terra Australiis Incognita' disappeared from maps as explorers mapped the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Includes reproductions of the works of Blaeu, Mercator, Ortelius, Hondius, Jansson, Visscher, Goos, Thevenot, Arrowsmith, Cook and many others. Hard bound with dj., 159 pages, index, list of plates.


Condition: A

Shelf wear to dj.

Estimate: $40 - $60

Sold for: $40

Closed on 12/5/2001