Cartography

  • # 15620

The ruins of Angkor, Cambodia (French Indochina)

    # 15620

    The ruins of Angkor, Cambodia (French Indochina)

    Saigon : Office Central du Tourisme Indochinois, 1937. Folding tourist map of Angkor, printed in colour, with a guide for the visitor. Scarce.

  • # 15651

Map of Singapore

    # 15651

    Map of Singapore

    With compliments of Thomas Cook & Chanrai’s, Singapore’s only exclusive air conditioned men’s shop. Singapore : Thomas Cook, c. 1950. Folding map, printed in colour, 450 x 295, guide to Singapore and advertisements verso. Fine condition.

  • # 15498

[Administrative atlas of Vietnam]. Tập bản đồ Việt Nam. Hành chính và hình thể.

    # 15498

    [Administrative atlas of Vietnam]. Tập bản đồ Việt Nam. Hành chính và hình thể.

    Hà Nội : Cục đo đạc và bản đồ nhà nước, 1986. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 24, printed in colour. Atlas of Vietnam including the South China Sea, with inset maps of Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Noi. Scarce. Four copies located on WorldCat (all in central European collections).

  • # 15596

HILL, Nathaniel (1708 - 1768)

A new terrestrial globe by Nath. Hill 1754

    # 15596

    HILL, Nathaniel (1708 - 1768)

    A new terrestrial globe by Nath. Hill 1754

    A rare eighteenth century globe showing the Australian coastline prior to Cook’s discoveries, and with the tracks of the voyage of Anson. [London : Nathaniel Hill, 1754]. Terrestrial pocket globe, 2 ¾ inches in diameter, engraved gores over plaster and wooden sphere, small areas of expert repair to the polar regions and South Atlantic; in the original publisher’s …

  • # 15069

WALLIS, John

Wallis’s New Dissected Map of the World Engraved from the latest authorities

    # 15069

    WALLIS, John (Junior); WALLIS, John (Senior)

    Wallis’s New Dissected Map of [the] World. Engraved from the latest authorities for the use of young students in Geography. Published by John Wallis Jun., 188 Strand. S. J. Wallis Sr., Warwick Sq.

    The only known example of the earliest dissected puzzle map to show the three voyages of Captain Cook.  [Title from lid]. London : John Wallis Senior, 1787; reissued by John Wallis Junior, 1806-1808. Engraved map of the world with the imprint ‘Published as the Act directs, Jany. 1st 1787 by Proprietor J. Wallis at his Map Warehouse, Ludgate …

  • # 15838

PÉRON, François, 1775-1810; FREYCINET, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842; LESUEUR, Charles Alexandre, 1778-1846; PETIT, Nicolas-Martin, 1777-1804

Voyage de découvertes aux terres Australes. Exécuté par ordre de sa Majesté l’Empereur et Roi, sur les corvettes le Géographe, le Naturaliste, et la goélette le Casuarina, pendant les années 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 et 1804.

    # 15838

    PÉRON, François, 1775-1810; FREYCINET, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842; LESUEUR, Charles Alexandre, 1778-1846; PETIT, Nicolas-Martin, 1777-1804

    Voyage de découvertes aux terres Australes. Exécuté par ordre de sa Majesté l’Empereur et Roi, sur les corvettes le Géographe, le Naturaliste, et la goélette le Casuarina, pendant les années 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 et 1804.

    Rare complete set, in contemporary bindings, of the official account of the Baudin voyage. One of the most important and famous descriptions of Australia ever published, it also contains the first published complete and fully detailed map of Australia, Freycinet’s Carte générale de la Nouvelle Hollande, along with many significant charts of the southern Australian coastline (“Terre Napoléon”), superb …

  • # 15370

Tulloch & Brown’s map of the Colony of Victoria :

    # 15370

    Tulloch & Brown’s map of the Colony of Victoria :

    comprising part of New South Wales, the boundaries, counties, also seaport & inland townships, the gold fields with the latest discoveries, roads, tracks, &c. &c. Compiled from drawings in the Survey Office and correctly revised till 1857. Melbourne : Tulloch & Brown, 1857. Engraved map with original hand colouring (foxed), 550 x 860 mm, laid …

  • # 15720

KENDALL, Lieut. E. N.

Manuscript map of Deception Island, New South Shetland, Antarctica

    # 15720

    KENDALL, Lieut. E. N.

    Manuscript map of Deception Island, New South Shetland, Antarctica

    Manuscript map, 183 x 125 mm (image), hand coloured, a nineteenth century copy of Kendall’s map created in 1829. Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, was first discovered by sealers in 1820. In 1829, the British Naval Expedition to the South Atlantic made a scientific survey of the island, and Lieutenant Kendall of the HMS …

  • # 15361

A letterpress description of the views of Sydney in 1810.

    # 15361

    A letterpress description of the views of Sydney in 1810.

    Sydney: William Dymock, Book Arcade, 1884. Quarto, self-wrappers, pp. 6, lithographed map ‘A new plan of the settlements in New South Wales, taken by order of Government. July 20th 1810’ (unfolded and thus discoloured the right portion). Letterpress description of the Dymock facsimile of the rare 1810 John Eyre views of Sydney, originally issued with the …

  • # 15494

The Australian Colonies.

    # 15494

    The Australian Colonies.

    London, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 15 November 1853. Printed by George Cox. Engraved map with contemporary hand colouring, 408 x 695 mm, dissected and laid on linen (previous owner’s inscription), inset maps of the World and Tasmania, housed in a cloth case (a couple of stains) lettered in gilt ‘A Map of the Australian Colonies, …

  • # 15621

Robinson’s Northern Territory tourist map.

    # 15621

    Robinson’s Northern Territory tourist map.

    With town maps of Darwin and Alice Springs. Sydney : H.E.C. Robinson Pty Ltd., c. 1960. Folding map printed in colour, paper wrappers. Scarce.

  • # 15660

Map of Australia

    # 15660

    Map of Australia

    London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27 Cochspur Street, Charing Cross, [circa 1893]. Chromolithographed map, dissected and laid on linen, overall size 688 x 912 mm, housed in publisher’s cloth slipcase with printed title label, a fine copy. With the routes of many inland explorers (Sturt; Landsborough; Warburton; Giles; Tietkens etc). and inset map showing the …

  • # 15630

RAVENSTEIN, E.

General Map of Australia and Tasmania, or Van Diemen’s Land shewing the British Colonies as divided into Counties.

    # 15630

    RAVENSTEIN, E.

    General Map of Australia and Tasmania, or Van Diemen’s Land shewing the British Colonies as divided into Counties.

    Edinburgh : A. and C. Black (‘Drawn by E. Ravenstein … Lith. and printed in Colours by Schenk & McFarlane, Edinburgh’), 1857 (second edition). Map lithographed in colour, measures 960 x 1200 mm (printed surface), dissected and mounted on linen, a number of pen annotations, folded to approximately 253 x 312 mm, housed in a …

  • # 15536

MALLET, Alain-Manesson

Isles de Salomon

    # 15536

    MALLET, Alain-Manesson

    Isles de Salomon

    [Paris] : [Chez Denis Thierry], [c. 1683]. Octavo leaf (209 x 131 mm) from Mallet’s Description de l’Univers, the text verso in French with two brief entries titled De la Terre de Quir and De la nouvelle Zealand. Pre-Cook map showing Portuguese and Dutch discoveries of Quiros, Mendana and Tasman, the Solomons connected to New Zealand via the …

  • # 15295

MACROBIUS, Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius (fl. circa A.D. 395-425)

Macrobii Ambrosii Avrelii Theodosii, viri consvlaris, & illustris, In Somnium Scipionis, lib. II.

    # 15295

    MACROBIUS, Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius (fl. circa A.D. 395-425)

    Macrobii Ambrosii Avrelii Theodosii, viri consvlaris, & illustris, In Somnium Scipionis, lib. II.

    Saturnaliorum, lib. VII. Ex uarijs, ac uetustissimis codicibus recogniti, & aucti. Uniform title: Commentarii in Somnium Scipioni. Lvgdvni [Lyon] : apvd Seb. Gryphivm, 1556. Octavo, contemporary binding dated 1560 of blind-embossed pigskin over wooden boards, two engraved metal clasps, a little rubbed but overall very good, title page with printer’s device with motto “Virtute duce, comite …

  • # 15383

EKLUND, R.A.

Lahore guide map

    # 15383

    EKLUND, R.A.

    Lahore guide map

    Lahore, West Pakistan : Public Relations Dept., [c.1950]. Colour map, sheet 530 x 450 mm, folding to 265 x 150 mm, illustrations, tourist information printed on two of the rear panels; wet stamp of Faletti’s Hotel, Lahore; in fine condition.

  • A chart of the world on Mercator’s projection.
PURDY, John
# 14679

    # 14679

    PURDY, John

    A chart of the world on Mercator’s projection.

    [Reduced from the large chart by John Purdy]. London : Richard Holmes Laurie, 9th Jan. 1842. Engraved map with original hand colouring, dissected and laid on linen, cloth covers, 660 x 995 mm; collection label of A.C. Papineau (1828-1913), Canadian judge and historian; fine condition. A highly detailed chart of the world showing numerous routes …

  • Betts’s Patent Portable Globe
GEORGE PHILLIP & SON
# 14778

    # 14778

    GEORGE PHILLIP & SON

    Betts’s Patent Portable Globe

    London : George Philip & Son Ltd., circa 1905. Original card tube with printed paper label containing a cloth globe, stitched over a collapsible metal umbrella frame, with eight colour litho printed gores (a few splits and stains). When opened the globe is: 15.3 inches (39cm) in diameter, the length of the tube is 72 …

  • Craven Hall, Warminster, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Anon.

# 3326

    # 15919

    Anon.

    Craven Hall, North West View

    [United Kingdom? : between 1800 and 1850]. Ink on thick paper, 360 x 510 mm, with depiction of a building (precise location unknown) captioned Craven Hall, North West View at upper left; the central portion of the sheet with detailed plan of adjoining lands; and at lower left a key to the plan, headed Contents, indicating …

  • Eastern Arnhem Land Aboriginals today
MORPHY, Howard; JONES, Rhys
# 14862

    # 14862

    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 …

  • The new counties, hundreds, & district atlas of South Australia and Northern Territory, 1876.
CARROLL, H. S.
# 14690

    # 14691

    [GOYDER, G. W.]

    Plan of the southern portion of the province of South Australia :

    as divided into counties and hundreds, showing the most important settlements, post towns, telegraph stations, main roads, railways, &​c . Compiled from official documents in the the Office of the Surveyor General 1877. [Cover title : Atlas of principal portions of settled districts in the province of South Australia 1877 – 8]. Adelaide : Surveyor General's Office, …

  • The new counties, hundreds, & district atlas of South Australia and Northern Territory, 1876.
CARROLL, H. S.
# 14690

    # 14690

    CARROLL, H. S.

    The new counties, hundreds, & district atlas of South Australia and Northern Territory, 1876.

    Together with map of South Australia indicating roads, distances, relative position of counties &c., &c. Showing — All Boroughs, Post-towns, Villages, Hamlets, Road Boards, Roads, Railways, Rivers, Lakes, Creeks, Mountains, Stations, the Area of County and Station, (the Names, Occupiers, Grazing capabilities and Area of each), the Population of each Town in the Colony, Height …

  • Serindia. Detailed report of explorations in central Asia and westernmost China. Vol. V : Maps.
STEIN, Aurel (1862 - 1943)
# 14597

    # 14597

    STEIN, Aurel (1862 - 1943)

    Serindia. Detailed report of explorations in central Asia and westernmost China. Vol. V : Maps.

    Maps showing portions of Chinese Turkestan and Kansu from surveys made during the explorations of Sir Aurel Stein 1906 – 1908. Delhi : Mortilal Banarsidass, 1983 (first published Oxford 1921). Cloth portfolio, lettered in gilt (dusty), with title card and 94 folding maps documenting Stein's explorations in central Asia, each with cloth tab (the first …

  • Sphaerae mundi : early globes at the Stewart Museum
DAHL, Edward H.; GAUVIN, Jean-Francois
# 14603

    # 14603

    DAHL, Edward H.; GAUVIN, Jean-Francois

    Sphaerae mundi : early globes at the Stewart Museum

    Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2000. First Edition. Quarto, fine gilt lettered black cloth boards in like dust jacket, 204 pp, illustrated in colour, an as new copy.

  • Manuscript map of Australia, dated 1835
Gourié, E.
# 14233

    # 14233

    Gourié, E.

    Manuscript map of Australia, dated 1835

    Ink and wash on paper, 350 x 455 mm (sheet); laid down on modern backing sheet; some loss along the early vertical fold line (mainly at the extremities) and in bottom left corner of sheet. A relatively early manuscript map showing Australia and Van Diemen's Land, as well as New Guinea and parts of the …

  • [TELEGRAPH; QUEENSLAND] Map of south-eastern Asia and Northern Australia
THE GRAPHIC.
# 14280

    # 14280

    THE GRAPHIC.

    [TELEGRAPH; QUEENSLAND] Map of south-eastern Asia and Northern Australia

    : showing the districts in Annam and Tonquin which France proposes to annex and to place under a Protectorate, the portion of New Guinea proposed to be acquired by Queensland, and the districts affected by the volcanic eruptions in Java. London : Letts Son &​ Co. Ltd., 1883 [issued as a supplement to The Graphic, …

  • # 14199

[Shibata Shūzō] 新發田収藏, [Takeguchi Teisai] 竹口貞齋

[Newly-edited General Map of the World] 新訂 坤輿略全圖

    # 14199

    [Shibata Shūzō] 新發田収藏, [Takeguchi Teisai] 竹口貞齋

    [Newly-edited General Map of the World] 新訂 坤輿略全圖

    Shintei konyo ryaku zenzu. Edo [Tokyo], Japan : [Takagi Kōzō] 高木耕藏, [1852] (Kaei 5). Hand coloured woodblock print, original covers with facsimile title label, map with some silverfishing, repaired with Japanese tissue. A pseudocylindrical projection map showing the world centred on Japan. Includes preface by written by [Hokkai Hantō Ryōjin] 北海半嶋漁人 and legend with date and …

  • # 14181

ed. [Kawamura Yoichirō] 河村與一郎

[Historical Atlas of China] 支那歴代沿革圖説

    # 14181

    ed. [Kawamura Yoichirō] 河村與一郎

    [Historical Atlas of China] 支那歴代沿革圖説

    Shina rekidai enkaku zusetu. Osaka, Japan : [Maekawa Zenbei] 前川善兵衛 and [Yanagihara kihei]  柳原喜兵衛, [1881] (Meiji 14). Hand coloured copperplate engraving, originally accordion style publication, repaired as quarto book, retains original covers and title label with some rubbing. Internal maps are clean with no damage, front endpaper with some adhesive residue spots. A collection of …

  • Chinese Empire, and Japan.
PHILIP, George
# 13957

    # 13957

    PHILIP, George

    Chinese Empire, and Japan.

    [Cover title: Philips' authentic map : China]. London & Liverpool : George Philip, c. 1910. Chromolithograph map on paper, folded and pasted into publisher's cloth case with paper title label, 550 x 660 mm, light foxing, a few small red pencil marks. Shows the European territories, railways etc. 

  • Manuscript map of Australia, circa 1840
Anon.
# 13905

    # 13905

    Anon.

    Manuscript map of Australia, circa 1840

    Pen and ink and watercolour on paper, 220 x 270 mm, sheet 245 x 350 mm; unmounted; an early pencilled inscription in the right hand margin reads: “3 or 400 miles North of Sidney, Clarence River on which is the Station Bolivia”; verso with a near contemporary newspaper cutting laid down, referring to a recent …

  • Cruchley’s new map of the world (on Mercator’s projection),
CRUCHLEY, G[eorge] F[rederick] (1797 - 1880)
# 13956

    # 13956

    CRUCHLEY, G[eorge] F[rederick] (1797 - 1880)

    Cruchley’s new map of the world (on Mercator’s projection),

    shewing the tracks of the principal modern navigators, and including the new discoveries by Flinders, Hall, Ross, Parry, Franklin, Clapperton, Denham, Larnder &c. London : G. F. Cruchley, c. 1834. Engraved map with original hand colouring, dissected and laid on linen, 550 x 670 mm, in original publisher's marbled paper case with printed label and …

  • Carte physique et politique de l’Amérique méridionale
BRUE, A. B.
# 13955

    # 13955

    BRUE, A. B.

    Carte physique et politique de l’Amérique méridionale

    Paris : Goujon, 1821 (revised to 1825). Engraved map with original hand colouring, dissected and lain on linen, publisher's printed label, 980 x 640 mm, in fine condition. An impressive folding map of the South American continent.  

  • Carte physique et politique de l’Amérique septentrionale
BRUE, A. B.
# 13954

    # 13954

    BRUE, A. B.

    Carte physique et politique de l’Amérique septentrionale

    Paris : Goujon, 1821 (revised to 1825). Engraved map with original hand colouring, dissected and lain on linen, publisher's printed label, 640 x 960 mm, in fine condition. An impressive folding map of the North American continent. 

  • La mappe-monde ou le globe terrestre, représenté en deux hemisphères,
HERISSON, Eustache
# 13738

    # 13738

    HERISSON, Eustache

    La mappe-monde ou le globe terrestre, représenté en deux hemisphères,

    l'un oriental l'autre occidental, où sont marquées les découvertes les plus récentes, faites par Mackenzie, Vancouver, La Pérouse, Bruce, Renell, Mungo Park, Joub [sic] Barrow, Franklin et Parry. Dressée par Hérisson, élève de Mr. Bonne / Indication des trois voyages de Cook et de celui de La Pérouse …  … À Paris : chez Basset, 1828. Copperplate engraved map with …

  • Collins’ map of Victoria
BATHOLOMEW, John
# 13692

    # 13692

    BATHOLOMEW, John

    Collins’ map of Victoria

    London : W. Collins, Sons & Co., [1868-69). Engraved map of Victoria, printed in colours, dissected and laid on to linen, decorative border, index to towns and places around the permineter, inset map of the world. A rare colonial map of Victoria, recorded in only four Australian libraries (NLA, SLNSW, University of Melbourne, Monash University). …

  • Carte de l’Europe
NOLIN, J. B.
# 13769

    # 13769

    NOLIN, J. B.

    Carte de l’Europe

    Divisee en ses principaux etsts pour l'instruction de la jeunesse. Paris : Chez Jean, 1816. Engraved map, hand coloured, folded, housed in a papered card case, delineating European states following the Napoleonic Wars, published for the education of children, a very good example. 

  • Philips’ authentic map of the world on Mercator’s projection.
PHILIP, George
# 13764

    # 13764

    PHILIP, George

    Philips’ authentic map of the world on Mercator’s projection.

    Mounted on cloth. London : George Philip & Sons, c. 1890. Chromolithographed map, dissected and laid on linen, mounted in a folding cloth case with paper title label, the map showing the major sea routes between London and outposts of the British Empire, early explorers discoveries in the Antarctic marked, including Cook, Ross, Bellinghause, Wilkes. …

  • New map of Shanghai
LANG, Ke (editor); CHENG, Shao (artist)
# 13753

    # 13753

    LANG, Ke (editor); CHENG, Shao (artist)

    New map of Shanghai

    Shanghai : The East Asia Geographical Institute, 1945. First edition. Map printed in colour, 490 x 700, folded and pasted into lettered cloth case, with inset maps of Central District, Western District Extension, Shanghai Central of Municipal District and Native City. Scarce.

  • Mappe-Monde ou carte générale de la terre et des mers, suivant les dernieres observations dans
CHEZ JEAN
# 13736

    # 13736

    CHEZ JEAN

    Mappe-Monde ou carte générale de la terre et des mers, suivant les dernieres observations dans

    lequel, sont marquées, les nouvelles découvertes, des plus célébres Navigateurs, tel que les Capitaines Cock [sic], Fourneaux, M.rs de Bougainvikle, et Kerguelen, &, &; d'après les derniers mémoires de J. B.te Nolin, an 8. A Paris : chez Jean, rue Jean de Beauvais no. 32, [1800]. Copperplate engraved map with hand coloured outlines, sheet 520 x …

  • Manuscript map of Australia, 1830-1835
Anon.
# 13681

    # 13681

    Anon.

    Manuscript map of Australia, 1830-1835

    Ink and wash on paper, 180 x 270 mm (sheet), verso blank; unmounted; a few toning spots, else fine condition. An attractive and relatively early manuscript map showing Australia and Van Diemen's Land, as well as Papua and parts of the Malay and Bismarck archipelagos. It was most likely drawn by a young student as …

  • A system of geography for the use of schools : illustrated with more than fifty cerographic maps,
MORSE, Sidney Edwards, 1794-1871.

# 6620

    # 6620

    MORSE, Sidney Edwards, 1794-1871.

    A system of geography for the use of schools : illustrated with more than fifty cerographic maps,

    and numerous wood-cut engravings. ew York : Harper &​ Bros., 1845. Large quarto, original quarter black morocco over illustrated papered boards (rubbing and light staining, wear to head and tail of spine), 72 pp, maps (many printed in yellow and black), text and accompanying illustrations, moderate foxing throughout.  Although Americentric, this child's geography includes a double …

  • Manuscript map of Australia and New Zealand, dated 1890
LEARD, Lizzie
# 13586

    # 13586

    LEARD, Lizzie

    Manuscript map of Australia and New Zealand, dated 1890

    Pen and ink on paper, 175 x 215 mm (sheet), signed and dated in lower margin “Lizzie Leard, Mar. 8th / 90”; verso blank; unmounted; some mild wear and a tiny amount of foxing to the edges, but a very well preserved example of a late nineteenth century child's map excercise.  A neatly executed map …

  • Histoire générale des voyages,
Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763
# 13492

    # 13492

    Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763

    Histoire générale des voyages,

    ou, Nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre, qui ont été publiées jusqu'à présent dans les différentes langues de toutes les nations connues … Tome Quarante-deuxie'me. A Paris : Chez Didot, 1753. [Volume 42]. Octavo, contemporary full calf, spine with raised bands, gilt ornament and contrasting leather title and …

  • [CONVICTS; MANUSCRIPT] An atlas to Guthrie’s geographical grammar
# 1330

    # 1330

    [CONVICTS; MANUSCRIPT] An atlas to Guthrie’s geographical grammar

    [WITH A CONTEMPORARY TRANSPORTATION MANUSCRIPT ANNOTATION]. London : Barnard and Farley, 1815. Small octavo, contemporary half calf over marbled boards (very worn), title, one engraving of the Armillary Sphere, a defective copy with only 12 out of 30 hand coloured maps, free endpaper with lengthy pencilled inscription which reads as follows: Capt. Rd. Howlett sailed …

  • [MAP] Australia : with boundaries, roads and railways
JOHN BARTHOLOMEW & SON
# 13097

    # 13097

    JOHN BARTHOLOMEW & SON

    [MAP] Australia : with boundaries, roads and railways

    Edinburgh : John Bartholomew & Son Ltd., 1956. Series: “Contour-coloured world map series.” Colour map, 710 x 950 mm, folding into publisher's card covers, 215 x 125 mm; stamped at lower margin: “Printed February 1956”; in fine condition. 

  • Rand, McNally & Co.‘s Map of Asia
RAND, McNALLY & CO.
# 13096

    # 13096

    RAND, McNALLY & CO.

    Rand, McNally & Co.‘s Map of Asia

    Chicago : Rand, McNally & Co., 1885. Chromolithographed map on thin paper, 340 x 500 mm, folding to 155 x 90 mm, in publisher's printed card covers (a little sunned, front with old collection stamp of the Geographisches Institut der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR); a fine example of this attractive pocket map, so crisp …

  • Voyage de découvertes aux Terres Australes
PERON, Francois
# 11311

    # 12854

    MALLET, Alain Manesson

    [QUEENSLAND; NORTHERN AUSTRALIA] Nouvelle Guinée et Carpentarie

    [Paris] : [Chez Denis Thierry], [1683]. Octavo leaf (209 x 131 mm) from Mallet's Description de l'Univers, the text verso in French with two brief entries titled De la Terre des Papous and De La Carpentarie. The map itself shows the north coast of the island of New Guinea and offshore islands with some accuracy, …

  • Notice sur la province de Canterbury, Nouvelle Zélande, avec carte.
BUDÉ, Eugène de (1836-1910)
# 12714

    # 12714

    BUDÉ, Eugène de (1836-1910)

    Notice sur la province de Canterbury, Nouvelle Zélande, avec carte.

    At head of title: A.M.F. Flowers: souvenir d'amitié. Genève : Librairie Carey, 1866. Large octavo, original printed yellow wrappers (early ownership signature to upper wrapper), pp 22, folding map at rear; a very good copy.  A concise overview of the province of Canterbury which includes appendices on farming and emigration, with a table of the …

  • [MAP] Central Asia; comprising Bokhara, Cabool, Persia, The River Indus, & Countries Eastward Of It.
ARROWSMITH, John; BURNES, Lieut. Alexander
# 1232

    # 12325

    ARROWSMITH, John; BURNES, Lieut. Alexander

    [MAP] Central Asia; comprising Bokhara, Cabool, Persia, The River Indus, & Countries Eastward Of It.

    Constructed from numerous authentic documents, but principally from the original M.S. surveys of Lieut. Alexr. Burnes, F.R.S. To whom this Map is most respectfully dedicated, By his obliged Servant, J. Arrowsmith. June 1834. London : Pubd. 16th June, by J. Arrowsmith, 35 Essex St., Strand. Copper engraved map with hand coloured outlines, 540 x 730 …

  • [DUMONT D’URVILLE] Vincendon-Dumoulin : autograph letter signed, to Casimir Gide, circa 1842
VINCENDON-DUMOULIN, Clément Adrien (1811-1858)
# 12253

    # 12253

    VINCENDON-DUMOULIN, Clément Adrien (1811-1858)

    [DUMONT D’URVILLE] Vincendon-Dumoulin : autograph letter signed, to Casimir Gide, circa 1842

    Single sheet, octavo, manuscript in brown ink, written on one side only, undated but probably 1842, a note from the hydrographer Vincendon-Dumoulin to Dumont d'Urville's publisher, Casimir Gide, suggesting an amendment to one of the maps in the fourth volume of Dumont d'Urville's Voyage au Pôle Sud (Vincendon-Dumoulin was the editor of the work, published in …