Map, Australia, Cassini, c1801, With Cook's Discoveries, Hand Coloured Reproduction #2
Map, La Nuova Olanda e La Nuova Guinea (New Holland and New Guinea: Australia and Papua New Guinea). Italian map of Australia, Cassini, c1801, Reproduction with beautiful later hand colouring
Cartographer: Cassini Giovanni Maria
Publisher: Calografia Camerale, for Cassini’s Atlas, Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale.
Paper Size: 455 x 650mm
Print Size: 500 x 365mm
Technique: Copperplate Engraving
Description: Very good map with later hand colouring
La Nuova Olanda e La Nuova Guinea (New Holland and New Guinea: Australia and Papua New Guinea).
Heritage Editions reproduction of an Italian map of Australia by Cassini. an uncoloured reproduction production of an important and rarely seen copperplate-engraved map by Giovanni Maria Cassini, who flourished as a mapmaker between 1776 and 1884. Incorporating Captain Cook’s charting of the east coast of Australia, it was originally published in Rome circa 1801 by Calografia Camerale, for Cassini’s atlas, Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale.