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Selected Maps

Cartographer: Vincenzo Coronelli
Title: : Mare del Sud
Date: c. 1690      Size: 24 x 18 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Americas and Pacific. Showing early Australian discoveries.
Map Ref: AMER2166
Cartographer: J. & R. Ottens
Title: : Magnum Mare del Zur
Date: c. 1730      Size: 22 x 19 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Pacific Ocean and California as an island. Large decorative cartouche. Original colour.
Map Ref: AMER1827
Cartographer: Robert Sayer
Title: : The Russian Discoveries
Date: 1775      Size: 25 x 19 inches
Published: London
Description: Latest discoveries in the Pacific North West, using sources from the Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg. Shows routes of Danish Captain Vitus Bering (1681-1741) and Russian Captain Aleksei Chirikov (1703-1748). Original colour.
Map Ref: AMER1990
Cartographer: Antonio Zatta
Title: : Nuove Scoperte de Russi al Nord di Mare dil Sud si nell Asia che nell America
Date: 1776      Size: 15 x 12 inches
Published: Venice
Description: One of the most pictorial and decorative maps of the Behring Straits with striking if erroneous portrayals of the Pacific Northwest coast and the East coas of Asia. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: AMER2300
Cartographer: John Meares
Title: : Carta del Mar Pacifico del Nord che comprende la Costa Nord-Est d'Asia e la Coasta-Nord Ouest d'America
Date: c. 1795      Size: 22 x 17 inches
Published: Madrid
Description: North Pacific from an Italian edition of Captain John Meares' account of his voyage from China to the Northwest of America. Coloured.
Map Ref: AMER1981
Cartographer: Cadell & Davies
Title: : A Chart of the Strait between Asia & America with the Coast of Tschutski laid down from Astronomical Observations
Date: 1802      Size: 24 x 16 inches
Published: London
Description: North Atlantic Ocean, Sea of Okhotsk, the Bering Straits with the Alaskan and Russian coastline. Coloured.
Map Ref: AMER1485
Cartographer: Christian Gottlieb Reichard
Title: : Der Noerdliche Theil des Grossenwelt Meeres
Date: 1804      Size: 26 x 20 inches
Published: Weimar
Description: Bering Straits and North Pacific. Original colour. (SL)
Map Ref: AMER1528
Cartographer: John Thomson
Title: : Chart of the Northern Passage between Asia & America
Date: 1816      Size: 24 x 20 inches
Published: London
Description: North Pacific. Centred on Behring Straits. Original colour. (SL)
Map Ref: AMER1955
Cartographer: Jean Francois de La Perouse
Title: : Carte Reduite du Grand Ocean
Date: 1818      Size: 35 x 24 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Pacific Ocean, America and Australia showing the track of La Perouse. Coloured. (SL)
Map Ref: AMER1790
Cartographer: Franklin Scott
Title: : World War II: Pacific Area
Date: 1954      Size: 42 x 28 inches
Published: Goshen
Description: Highly colourful school map showing the pivotal events and battles of World War II in the Pacific. (SL)
Map Ref: AMER2158