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Oceanie ou Australasie et Polynesie [cartographic material] : dédiée et presentée au Roi par son très-hable, très-obénsent très-oévoué et fidele sujet / Lapie ; gravée par Blondeau, graveur de Roi et premier graveur de la Dépot de la Guerre ; ecrit par Rameau ; déposée au Bureau des Estampes
Bib ID 3549693
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Lapie, M. (Pierre), 1779-185
 
Online Versions
Scale [Scale ca. 1:39,000,000] 
Description [Paris : A la Librairie de Henri Nicolls, rue de Seine no. 12?, 1820?] 
1 map : col. ; 45.3 x 71.4 cm. on sheet 42.2 x 54.9 cm. 
Notes

Map of the Pacific Area featuring in particular the Pacific islands, in particular, the sea tracks of European explorers including Anson (1743), Bering (1728; 1741), Bougainville (1769), Byron (1765), Clerke (who took over after Cook's death for the period 1779-1780), Cook (1769-1773; 1777-78), Furneaux (1773-74), Krusenstern (1804), La Perouse (1788), La Recherche (1792), Magellan (1521), Marchand (1791), and Vancouver (1791). Historical notes of discoveries are also included. Australia is shown as Nouvelle Hollande, ou Notasie. The map is intricate and heavily annotated with placenames. Decorative features include a cartouche title and handcoloured perimeters of landmasses. Relief shown by hachures.

Imprint on map: A Paris : Chez Basset Md. d'Estampes, rue St. Jacques, no. 64, 1819.

Prime meridian: Paris.

Probably from: Nouvel atlas classique elementaire / P. Lapie & J.B. Poirson. Paris : A la Librairie de Henri Nicolls, rue de Seine no. 12, 1820.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-231283402

Text in French.

Cited In

Tooley, 848

Subjects Islands of the Pacific -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.  |  Pacific Area -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1819 
Other authors/contributors Blondeau, active 18th century-19th century  |  Rameau, eng  |  Lapie, M. (Pierre), 1779-1850. Nouvel atlas classique elementaire  |  France. Cabinet des Estampes

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