Oceanique Centrale. Lapie.
Oceanique Centrale.

Oceanique Centrale.

Paris: 1809. The continent of Australia dominates this map. It is cartographically important as an early depiction of the Peron/Freycinet voyage that named many portions of the South Australian coast. Some of Flinder's coastal names are included. West of the Blue Mtns a large lake is dotted-in "according to the natives". Handsome engraving lower left corner of an aboriginal walking with a shield, nearby a platypus, wombat & numbat. Tooley plate 67 & 151, p. 112 #843. Copper engraving, original outline hand-color, 12 x 8 3/4" Item #13008

Price: $850.00

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