Oceania, Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, New Guinea, Papua, Micronesia, Polynesia; A. Brue / E. Levasseur / Ch. Delagrave - Carte Generale de l'Australie, et de la partie Sud-Ouest de l'Oceanie - 1851-1860

Description
Oceania, Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, New Guinea, Papua, Micronesia, Polynesia; A. Brue / E. Levasseur / Ch. Delagrave - Carte Generale de l'Australie, et de la partie Sud-Ouest de l'Oceanie - 1851-1860
Original Big Folio Copper Plate

This map is an original circa 1850/70 engraving on copper.

This is the updated edition of the stunning work by A. Brue, published by E. Levasseur, on updated drawings by Ch. Delagrave and others.
The present map comes from the beautiful and richly illustrated work: "ATLAS UNIVERSEL, DE GEOGRAPHIE PHYSIQUE, POLITIQUE, ANCIENNE et MODERNE, CONTENANT LES CARTES GENERALES ET PARTICULIERES...... Paris, ca.1850/70"

Large in Folio Map, published in Paris, with excellent original colouring, wide margins and geographically very well detailed at every point.

In really good condition, as per photos. It shows small traces of ageing such as small stains or harmless little holes, which do not affect the engraved area at all.

Map overall dimensions: 62 x 48 cm

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Oceania
Geographical specification
Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, New Guinea, Papua, Micronesia, Polynesia
Map maker/ publisher
A. Brue / E. Levasseur / Ch. Delagrave
Map/ Book title
Carte Generale de l'Australie, et de la partie Sud-Ouest de l'Oceanie
Period
1851-1860
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Original Big Folio Copper Plate
Size of the largest image
48×62 cm
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