Cartography

  • # 25733

    WYLD, James (1812-87)

    The World, designed to show the languages and dialects into which The British & Foreign Bible Society has translated the Scriptures or aided in their distribution

    / The position of the places where Societies have been formed / The Population of those Countries for which versions have been prepared & the relative proportions of Christianity, Mahomedanism and Paganism, by James Wyld, Geographer to the Queen. London :  James Wyld, circa 1841. Second Edition (first published 1838). Engraved map, dissected and laid …

  • # 25216

    POWELL, Edward J.

    The north east provinces of China, including the coast from Chusan to the Gulf of Liau-Tong.

    Compiled from Du Halde’s Maps of 1738, McCartney, Barrow, Parish and Staunton 1793-7, Klaproth & Biot 1842, the Admiralty Surveys by Captns. Bethune, Kellett & Collinson 1842, Capn. Vansittart 1855, Comr. Ward & Lieut. Bullock 1858, Monsr. Ploix’ survey of the Tien-Tsin River 1858. Part of the coast of Pe-Chilli from a survey by Major …

  • # 26007

    JOHNSTON,W. & A. K.

    12 Inch Terrestrial Globe

    Edinburgh : W. & A. K. Johnston [under license to A. J. Nystrom & Co., Chicago], 1929. Chromolithographed paper gores over paper mache base, 12 inches in diameter, isothermal current lines, equatorial, longitudinal and latitudinal lines, international date line, two polar calottes, standing in bronzed cast iron tripod stand with clawed feet. In fine, original …

  • # 5159

    [McGREGOR]

    Manuscript map of Australia, circa 1885

    Pen and pencil on thick paper, 260 x 320 mm, signed in upper right margin MacGregor, the focus being the Overland Telegraph running from Adelaide to Darwin, with numerous natural features such as mountains, lakes and rivers delineated, the coastline and colonial borders in red, placenames in black; drawn by a school child probably aged …

  • # 26082

    SANDS & McDOUGALL

    Sands & McDougall’s map of Melbourne and suburbs : showing postal districts, tramways, railways, bowling clubs, towns and shire halls.

    [Cover title : Map of Melbourne & suburbs. Showing tramways, railways, streets, postal districts, quarter-mile radii, etc.]. Melbourne : Sands & McDougall Pty. Ltd., circa 1937. Lithographed map, printed in colour, 98 x 73 cm, folded into titled card folder, a very fine copy. An attractive street map of Melbourne ranging from Sunshine to Box …

  • # 25628

    DAVID JONES

    [MAP]. The city of Sydney

    With the compliments of David Jones Ltd. Castlereagh and George Streets Sydney. Sydney : David Jones, circa 1950. Folding map, 355 x 390 mm, folded to a tourist brochure with text. Map of the CBD showing the location of David Jones stores and major attractions. Map of Sydney’s Beaches on verso.

  • # 25727

    STANFORD, Edward

    [MAP] New Zealand

    London : Edward Stanford Ltd., circa 1930. Engraved map, dissected and laid on linen, 590 x 480 mm, provinces in outline colour, cloth covers. London Atlas Series.

  • # 26028

    LAMP, Jean-Frédéric

    Abrégé de géographie pour les écoles.

    Par J. F. Lamp. A Paris : Chez F. G. Levrault, libraire, rue de la Harpe, no. 81 ; Strasbourg : rue des Juifs, no. 33, 1833. Troisième édition. Duodecimo (165 x 105 mm), original pink paper-covered boards printed in black, the upper board with vignette illustration of a globe, lower board with publisher’s advertisements, …

  • # 26025

    ECCLESTON, Gregory C.

    Granville Stapylton : Australia Felix 1836 : second in command to Major Mitchell (signed copy)

    Melbourne : Evandale Publishing, 2018. Oblong quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. xix; 250; 46 pages of plates, a fine, new copy, signed by the author. “Granville Stapylton Australia Felix 1836 Second-in-command to Major Mitchell is based on the true journals of the pioneer land surveyor Granville Stapylton when he accompanied Major Thomas Mitchell on the famous ‘Australia …

  • # 25923

    CLANCY, Robert

    The mapping of Terra Australis

    Sydney : Universal Press, 1995. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (corners slightly bumped), pp. 192, illustrated. One of the standard references on collecting Australian maps. A very good copy.

  • # 24126

    MORRIS, E. R.

    Map of the Broken Hill Silver Mines, New South Wales

    Sydney : Published by E. R. Morris, map lithographer & licensed draftsman, circa 1891. Lithographed map, printed in colour, dissected and laid on linen, in original gilt-lettered cloth folder; a fine example. A stunning large scale map of the mines of Broken Hill, tentatively dated by the State Library of New South Wales to 1891. …

  • # 25508

    Hashimoto, Tetsu

    萬國興地 [Bankoku Yochi]

    A copperplate Japanese map and gazetteer of the world, designed in the shape of a fan. [Japan : publisher not identified, early to mid-Meiji period (1870-1890s)]. Copperplate engraving, 250 x 510 mm (irregular), very small worm hole not affecting text or image, a fine example, mounted to a backing sheet. A copperplate engraved Japanese guide …

  • # 25257

    WERNER, O. (Oscar)

    Katholischer Missions-Atlas. 

    Neunzehn Karten in Farbendruck mit begleitendem Text. Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder’sche Verlagshandlung, 1884. Large quarto (310 x 235 mm), half gilt-ruled green cloth over printed papered boards, spine with gilt lettering and ornament, pp 18 (introductory text and explanations of each map), followed by full-page chart with family tree of the Catholic dioceses in Australia and …

  • # 25507

    Ishida, Saijirō [editor]

    内國便覧表 [Naikoku Benranhyō]

    A copperplate engraving of Japanese naval information designed in the shape of a fan Kyōto : [Ishida Ubakutei, Meiji 7 (1874)?]. Copperplate engraving, 250 x 510 mm (irregular), minor creases, flags and insignia with original hand colour, a fine example, mounted to a backing sheet. An illustrated copperplate engraving with detailed table of geographical information, surrounded …

  • # 22688

    PROESCHEL, F[rederick] (1809 - 1870); TULLOCH, David

    General, agricultural & gold fields, map of Victoria.

    Compiled and reduced from the government maps. [Melbourne : F. Proeschel, 1859]. Map measuring 470 x 525 mm, steel engraved by J. Grieve, laid on linen, the map with original hand colouring showing the delineation of counties and location of the gold fields, with inset maps of the world on Mercator’s projection, the southern hemisphere …

  • # 18928

    STANFORD, Edward

    Map of the province of Victoria (Australia,) showing all the roads, rivers, towns, counties, gold diggings, sheep & cattle stations, &c.

    London : Edward Stanford, s.n. [c. 1860]. Engraved map, 480 x 730 mm, dissected and laid on linen, original hand colouring, housed in publisher’s cloth case with paper title label; a fine example. An attractive and detailed map of the newly formed colony of Victoria at the height of the gold rush, showing the newly …