Australia Polynesia and Pacific Ocean Pablo Alabern i Moles The Alabern Family 1831

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Pablo Alabern (i Moles) The Alabern Family

Short Title:

Australia, Polynesia and Pacific Ocean

Full Title:

Oceania Ó Australasia Y Polynesia. Pablo Alabern lo grabo en Barna. 1831.  


Coleccion De Mapas Geograficos, Antiguos Y Modernos Del Acreditado Tardieu Y Otros Autores Clasicos, Publicada Por Los Redactores Del Diccionario Geografico Universal En El Ano 1835. Barcelona, En La Libreria de Jose Torner, calle del Pegomi num. 4, Donde tambien se hassa el Diccionario. This collection of maps published in 1835 was created by Domingo Estruc, Pablo Alabern and Ramon Alabern (son of Pablo) for Barcelona Publisher, Jose Torner's, Diccionario Geografico Universal (1830–1834). Ramon Alabern is often credited with creating the first Spanish Daguerreotype on 10 November, 1839. Estruc is famous for his very rare and highly detailed 1835 map of Cuba requiring 18 separate steel plates with an overall measurement of 12ft. by 5ft.

Size of Map:

33 x 43 cm. approximately (13 x 17 in.)


Hand colored country and regional borders. Presents The Pacific Ocean focusing on Polynesia, Australia and Pacific Islands with names of cities, bodies of water (including the "Grande Oceano" - modern North Pacific Ocean, "Grande Ocean Australia"- modern Southern Ocean, "Mar Del Sur"- modern Southern Ocean) and geographic relief. Spanish. Prime Meridian is Madrid. Fine condition with Fine plate marking.


Tooley’s Dictionary of Mapmakers Revised Edition Vol. (A - D), p. 15; Vol. (Q - Z), p. 284; Phillips, Vol. IV, 4318 (32);

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