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347 LEVASSEUR, V. Océanie. Paris, 1850. In original o/l colours. Paper very slightly age-toned. For the rest in good condition. 288 x 425 mm.
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¤ A very decorative 19th century map of the Pacific Ocean, with hand coloured lines indicating the extent of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, and Malaysia (or Southeast Asia). The map is surrounded by portraits, animals, vegetation, etc.. by Raimond Bonheur, engraved by Laguillermie, blank verso. At the bottom of the sheet is an inset view of an island harbor and block of text entitled "Description Historique de l'Oceanie.
One of the last decorative maps of the area. From his Atlas Universel Illustré . Clancy, The mapping of Terra Australis, map 9.31

348 ANGAS, G.F. (The City And Harbour Of Sydney From Near Vaucluse.) London, J. Hogarth, 1852. In original colours. Original hand-coloured tinted lithograph op heavy paper. Artist names and captions below image, 357 x 600mm. The title and publishers details cut-off. Paper discolouration to margins from old mount, slight soiling overall, minor repairs to margins and image. The sky with some later colour addition. 335 x 580 mm.
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¤ One of the most sought after views of the city and harbour of Sydney seen from Near Vaucluse, 1852. Magnificent hand-coloured tinted lithograph and finished by gum-Arabic.
Underneath the print, several captions : "Rose Bay, New Gaol, Roman Catholic Cathedral, St. James Church, Wooloomooloo (sic), Colonial Hospital, Clark's Island, the Waratah, New Government House, Garden Island, the Banksia, Sidney (sic) Cove, Pinchgut Island, Paramata (sic) River, Shark Island, Bradley's Head, Blue Mountains."
Printer's and publisher's lines read "Thomas Boys, Lith. Published by J. Hogarth, 96 Mount St. Grosvenor Square, London, and Messrs Woolcott & Clarke, George Street, Sidney (sic), 1852."

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