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Map, Australia, Cassini, c1801, With Cook's Discoveries, Hand Coloured Reproduction #2

Map, Australia, Cassini, c1801, With Cook's Discoveries, Hand Coloured Reproduction #2

Regular price $250.00 Sale

#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

Date: 1801

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

Condition:  Good

Technique: Copperplate Engraving

Price: $250

Description: Very good map with later hand colouring

 Provenance:

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.

This superb reproduction is one of only 500 printed. As it has been hand-tinted with watercolour, colouring may vary slightly from the illustration. It is also available black and white as printed (Italian map of Australia, listed below).
Paper size is 455 x 650mm. Map size is 365 x 500cm (14.3/8 x 19.3/4 inches).