Antarctica

Decorative prints
Antarctica
The Antarctic continent and the surrounding ocean. Includes views of icebergs.

 

TW 025 Terre Adelie ss

TW 025 TERRE ADÉLIE : Sailors from Dumont d’Urville’s Astolabe raise the French flag to claim Adelie land. Steel engraving, drawn by Le Breton engraved by Rouargue, from Amédée Gréhan’s France Maritime 1853. 230 x 150 mm. Very good condition, mounted. $A 170

 

Lithographs from Voyage au pôle sud et dans l’océanie sur les corvettes l’Astrolabe et la Zélée 1837-1840, by J Dumont D’Urville, Paris 1852, the report of his second journey of exploration in the South Seas.

 

EX 003 s

EX 003 Vue d’une ȋle de glace le 18 Janvier 1840. [an iceberg in a heavy swell] by Lebreton.  Plate 166. 273 x 355 mm.  Uncoloured, very good condition, 2 faint spots in margin. $A 400

EX 011 s

EX 011 Les corvettes se halant dans les glaces de la banquise 6 février 1838. [The corvettes hauling their anchors in the pack-ice]. Antique lithograph by Sabatier and Mayer (who drew the ships) after E Goupil. Plate 22.  307 x 481 mm. Gide editorial pressure –seal, uncoloured, very good condition, a few unobtrusive spots. $A 600

EX 020 s

EX 020 Découverte des terres Louis Philippe, le 27 février 1838. [Discovery of Louis Philippe Land (known today as Trinity Peninsula) in Antarctica]. Antique lithograph by Goupil, plate 28.  310 x 474 mm. uncoloured, very good condition, a few tiny spots in the sky.  $A 600

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