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Auction: Online Sale: Maps and Atlases
was auctioned on: 6 December 2019
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Australia.- Bowen (Emanuel) A complete map of the southern continent, survey'd by Capt. Abel Tasman & depicted by order of the East India Company in Holland, 1744.

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Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000
ca. US$1,967 - US$2,623
Price realised:  £1,500
ca. US$1,967
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Australia.- Bowen (Emanuel) A complete map of the southern continent, survey'd by Capt. Abel Tasman & depicted by order of the East India Company in Holland, the first English map of Australia, which is derived directly from Thevenot's seminal map of 1663, showing the Dutch discoveries in the region, from John Harris' Complete Collection of Voyages, engraving on laid paper with watermark of a fleur de lis, sheet 392 x 497 mm. (15 1/2 x 19 1/2 in), faint vertical folds as issued, some handling creases and light surface dirt, unframed, 1744. ⁂ The first English map of Australia.

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Auction house: Forum Auctions
Title: Online Sale: Maps and Atlases
Date of the auction: 6 Dec 2019
Address: Forum Auctions
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