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Asien - Australien

Nr. 948: Karte vom Fünften Erdtheil..

The Canzler-Homann map of 1806
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“Karte vom Fünften Erdtheil oder Polynesien oder Australien od. Südindien entworfen von Friedrich Gottlieb Canzler.. 1795“. Australia, New Zeeland, the Pacific Islands and part of South East Asia. Copper engraved map in original wash and outline colour published by Homann Heirs, Nürnberg “1806”. (PM) 47,5 x 59,5 cm.

Tooley, Printed maps of Australia, MCC No. 60, 279. Corrected edition of Canzler’s map of 1795, the basic map of a series of later German maps of Australia and the Pacific: “Tasmania is now separated from Australia with Bass’s Strait inserted, Western Harbour, Cape Wilson and Kent and Hunter Islands” (Tooley). Also the wording in the title has been slightly changed, and the colour chosen for the outlines of Asia is now red instead of green. - Strong impression of the full plate. Wide original margins at all sides. Fine condition. An excellenct example of this interesting and rare map.
€ 1.000

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