Martayan Lan Search

To Order or Inquire:
(800) 423-3741
or (212) 308-0018
Fax: (212) 308-0074
E-mail: [email protected]

70 East 55th Street, (Heron Tower)
New York, New York 10022

All items guaranteed original and published at the time indicated. We do not deal in reproductions. Certificates of Authenticity available for all purchases.

Table of Contents

Mouse over picture for zoom. (This may take a few seconds.)
Click here to view the larger image in a new window.

An Excellent Map of Australia & the South Pacific

Australia/ New Zealand/ Hawaii/ South Pacific.. REINECKE, Johann Matthias [Weimar, 1804]
General Charte von Australien... 17 ¾ x 24 inches.
Original wash color on light-green toned paper; skinned area in center but no loss of engraved surface, else excellent.


An uncommon map described by Tooley as “the first German map to separate the Island of Tasmania from the continent of Australia.” Tooley further notes updatings found on this 1804 state of the map that was originally published 1801: “Additional names in N. S. W. Shanks and Portland Bays to the North of Bass’s Strait, and Mount Warning north of Sydney. Entrecasteauxs Is. and Legrands Bay added on South Coast.”
On the map Australia is named New Holland, formerly Ulimaroa, and New South Wales is called both South Wales and Sydney Cove.
Reinecke was the cartographer of the Geographical Institute in Weimar, which published the map.

Tooley, Australia 999, p. 134, cf. 24, p. 221.

Table of Contents

Back to Australia & South Pacific

Back to the Top