• # 18737

    石川俊之(流宣) [Ishikawa Toshiyuki (Ryūsen)]

    萬國総界圖 (万国総界図) [Bankoku Sōkaizu] [Map of the Whole World]

    Edo (Tokyo), Japan : 須原屋茂兵衛 [Suharaya Mohē], [1708] (Hōei 5). Woodblock print with yellow colours added by hand, 1315 x 595mm, original covers and title slip; complete. An early Japanese map of the world. Japan is displayed in the centre of the map, which is oriented so that east [東] is at the top of the …

  • # 22949

    Hawkesworth, John (1715-17773); Cook, James (1728-1779); King, James

    An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of his present Majesty for making discoveries in the southern hemisphere,

    and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour: drawn up from the journals which were kept by the several commanders, and from the papers of Joseph Banks, Esq; by John Hawkesworth, Ll.D. in three volumes. Illustrated with cuts, and a great variety …

  • # 24725

    Tassin, Jean-Baptiste (1800-1868)

    Chart of Choo-Keang or Canton River and the different passages leading to Macao Roads.

    Drawn from Horsburgh’s Chart of the Canton River combined with Lieut. Daniel Ross & Philip Maughan’s Chart of the different passages leading to Macao Roads. J. B. Tassin. Lithographed & published at the Oriental Lithc. Press. Calcutta, 1840. Lithographed map with original hand colour, dissected and laid on linen, yellow silk edges, overall size 1040 …

  • # 22215

    Newton Family

    [COOK]. Newton & Berry’s new terrestrial globe 1831.

    [London] : Newton & Berry, 1831. Terrestrial pocket globe, 1.5 inches (39 mm) in diameter, engraved gores with original hand colour over papier-mâché and plaster sphere, the surface in fine order with a recent shellac applied for protection, two metal pins resting the globe in the original turned mahogany case with fitted lid; a very fine …

  • # 10155

    Betts, John.

    Betts’s Portable Terrestrial Globe, accompanied by diagrams illustrating the principal phenomena of the world.

    London : John Betts, [c.1850]. Original decorated card box, 215 x 125 mm (splits to corners), with printed paper label hand coloured, owner’s name in ink on front panel, containing the folding globe, two printed colour cards showing the revolution of the Earth around the Sun, and the 32 page booklet, A companion to Betts’s …

  • # 24294

    Perry, Matthew Calbraith (1794-1858); Bent, Silas (1820-1887); Maury, William L.

    Sailing directions and nautical remarks: by officers of the late U. S. Naval expedition to Japan, under the command of Commodore M. C. Perry.

    Cover title: Sailing directions for the coasts of Japan and China. Washington : Printed by A. O. P. Nicholson, 1857. First edition. Quarto (300 x 230 mm), original binding of buckram-backed marbled boards (rubbed) with printed title label to front, pp 21, [3], 14 (Fac-simile of the original treaty with Japan), [2] (English version of treaty), very large format …

  • # 17965


    Newton’s new & improved terrestrial globe containing the latest discoveries

    London : Newton & Son, circa 1840. Terrestrial globe 6 inches in diameter, handcoloured printed gores over plaster base, graduated equator band, the oceans with an analemma, supported on a contemporary stand of turned cedar with brass axis. A very good example. A fine early mid nineteenth century table globe with Antarctic detail such as the …

  • # 24428

    Rand McNally & Co.

    Rand McNally & Co.‘s New Twelve Inch Terrestrial Globe

    [Chicago] : Rand McNally & Co., 1891. Chromolithographed paper gores over paper mache base, 12 inches in diameter, oval shaped analemma, alternating red and blue isothermal current lines, in original nickel plated mount and stand. An American student’s table globe from the late nineteenth century with a good amount of geographical detail.

  • # 24438

    Weber and Costello Co.

    18 inch terrestrial globe

    Chicago, Illinois : Weber Costello, 1909. Measuring 18 inches (46cm) in diameter, 45 inches (115 cm) tall; in bronzed cast iron meridian and stand, with calendrical paper horizon ring, laid on wood; with an analemma and two polar calottes. Standing in bronzed cast iron tripod stand with glass roller feet, with flower and ribbon decoration. …

  • # 23500


    Morgan’s Official Street Directory : Melbourne and Suburbs : 1937

    Melbourne : Val Morgan & Sons Pty. Ltd., [1936]. Twentieth edition. Octavo, publisher’s cloth backed pictorial papered boards (heavily rubbed), paste-downs with advertisements, 328 pp, colour maps throughout; contents clean and sound; the folding colour wall map (the “Supplementary Map”), which is so often missing from surviving examples, in present in the rear pocket (however, …

  • # 23940

    [GRIFFIN, Walter Burley, 1876–1937]

    Plan of Canberra, by Walter Burley Griffin. (1915)

    New York, NY : State Education Department. Visual Instruction Division, [c.1915]. Photographic glass magic lantern slide with hand colouring, 82 x 102 mm, image 62 x 62 mm; recto with publisher’s information printed in gold around the border; verso with printed caption label ‘Australia. Plan of Canberra, by Walter Burley Griffin (1915)’ and second label repeating the publisher’s …

  • # 23919


    W. &​ A.K. Johnstons’ map of New Guinea.

    Also titled: New Guinea or Papua. Edinburgh : W. &​ A.K. Johnston, [c.1885]; Folding lithographed map with coloured outlines, dissected and laid on linen, 240 x 310 mm (sheet 320 x 400 mm), housed in the original blue cloth boards with gilt-stamped title to front, original owner’s name ‘Marryat’ to inside front board; a fine example; from …

  • # 24091


    Missionary map of the world

    New York : The Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions, circa 1900. Map, printed in colour on cotton, measures 32″ x 48″ (82 x 122 cm), old folds as issued, fine condition. Map showing the Presbyterian missions of the world, with a concentration of activity in China, India and Japan. The newly built Trans-Siberian Railway is …

  • # 22814

    Maker unknown.

    [GALLIPOLI] Souvenir handkerchief with a map of the Balkans, the Black Sea, Asia Minor and the Levant, featuring an inset map of the Dardanelles.

    [United Kingdom? : s.n., between 1915 and 1917]. Linen handkerchief printed in colour, 470 x 590 mm (total dimensions), with a map (350 x 470 mm) of the Balkans, the Black Sea, Asia Minor, and the Eastern Mediterranean littoral (including Egypt and Palestine); the territories under the control of Ottoman Turkey or the Central Powers …

  • # 23510

    EVANS, George William, (1780-1852)

    Voyage a la terre de Van Diemen, ou, Description historique, géographique, et topographique de cette ile.

    [Series : Collection des meilleurs voyages modernes, Tome 40]. Paris : Bureau des Annales des Voyages, 1823. Octavo, contemporary blue paper wrappers, pp. [iv – prospectus for Ternaux-Compans’ Archives des voyages], 187; [2 – catalogue for Librairie de Gide Fils, with an advertisement for this title], folding frontispiece plate with engraving of Hobart by Engelmann, large …

  • # 23392

    MORPHY, Howard; JONES, Rhys

    Eastern Arnhem Land Aboriginals today

    Sydney : Aboriginal Arts &​ Crafts, 1978. Kit comprising the following: 2 sound cassettes, 84 colour transparency slides, map (690 x 360 mm); lacks the 48 page booklet, otherwise complete and in good condition. The only complete examples of this important educational kit recorded in Australian collections are held by AIATSIS and the National Museum of …