Cartography

  • # 28354

    HUGHES, Edward

    Outlines of physical geography, (signed presentation copy)

    descriptive of the inorganic matter of the globe and the distribution of organized beings; designed for the use of schools. London : Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1850. Second edition, greatly enlarged. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth (spine faded), pp. viii; 260; (8 – adverts.), seven hand-coloured maps of the world, and one of the British Isles, …

  • # 28173

    CLUVERIUS, Philippus [CLÜVER, Philipp] (1580-1622)

    Introductionis in Universam Geographiam,

    tam Veterem quam Novam Libri VI. Accessit P. Bertii Breviarium orbis terrarum. Amstelodami, Ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1659. Duodecimo (138 mm), contemporary vellum with yapp edges, manuscript title to spine; engraved title page with armorial bookplate to verso of William Baird of Newbaith (probably Sir William Baird, 1st Baronet of Newbyth, 1654-1737), pp [6], 394, [12], with …

  • # 26065

    NIVEN, F. W.

    Map of South Australia – as divided into counties and hundreds, showing post towns, telegraph stations, main roads & railways.

    Compiled from official documents in the Office of the Surveyor General. Ballarat : F. W. Niven, [circa 1876]. Lithographed map, printed in colour, linen backed, folded into a cloth case (worn) with printed title label, 750 x 520 mm, occasional light foxing. Scarce separately issued map of South Australia. While a couple of examples are …

  • # 27601

    RAND McNALLY & Co.

    Rand McNally New Library Atlas Map of Philippine Islands

    Chicago : Rand McNally, 1913. Map printed in colour, 700 x 520 mm, inset maps of Manila, Manila and Vicinity, Batan and Babuyan Islands, the China Sea, folded, a coupe of short tears, a very good copy in gilt-lettered cloth folding case. Scarce.

  • # 27385

    Great Britain. War Office. General Staff. Australian Section

    Ballan, Victoria

    Prepared by Australian Section, Imperial General Staff. Melbourne : By authority, H.J. Green, Government Printer, 1936. Folding map, printed in colour, laid on linen (worn along folds), a couple of annotations. Sheet measures 565 x 750 mm. ‘Topographic map of Ballan region, Victoria, showing bridges, culverts, waterholes, swamps or marshes, creeks, watercourses, water channels, railways, embankments, …

  • # 28009

    DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE

    Kiama (New South Wales). Military survey of Australia

    Melbourne : Department of Defence, 1932. Lithographed map, 430 x 720 mm (sheet), printed in colour, laid on linen, some splits along the folds, card covers. Rare military survey of the coastal region of Kiama.  

  • # 27880

    TOOLEY, R. V.

    The mapping of Australia

    London : The Holland Press, 1979. First edition. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket (short split to spine, upper edge rubbed), pp. xx; 633, internally clean, extensively illustrated. The essential reference for Australian and Antarctic maps. The first edition. Volume 1 in the Holland Press Cartographical Series. A fine, clean copy of a scarce reference.

  • # 26248

    Broadbent's Official Road Guides Company.

    Broadbent’s Victoria and Southern N.S.W. – Western half. 61st year of issue.

    Melbourne : Broadbent’s Official Road Guides, circa 1955. Map, printed in colour, 760 x 980 mm, folded. Covers western Victoria and southern New South Wales, with advertisements of car service centres.

  • # 27598

    SIFTON, PRAED & Co.

    Juba river

    London : Sifton, Praed & Co., 1925. Chromolithograph map, dissected and laid on linen, 580 x 775 mm (sheet), marbled card wrappers, a very good copy. London Atlas Series. Compiled, drawn and printed at the War Office, 1925. Shows the coast of Somalia including Mogadishu. ‘The Jubba River or Juba River (Somali: Wabiga Jubbada, Italian: …

  • # 28446

    ANTRIM, Zayde

    Mapping the Middle East

    London : Reaktion Books, 2018. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 333, illustrated. Fine copy. ‘Mapping the Middle East explores the many perspectives from which people have visualized the vast area lying between the Atlantic Ocean and the Oxus and Indus river valleys over the past millennium. By analysing maps produced from the eleventh century on, …

  • # 27392

    WROTH, Lawrence C.

    The early cartography of the Pacific

    New York : Bibliographical Society of America, 1944. Octavo, gilt-lettered blue cloth, presentation inscription on the half-title, pp. 192, 22 folding maps, a fine copy. Printed in an edition of 100 copies. Includes chapters on Dutch discoveries, Captain Cook, mapping of Japan, Russian discoveries, New Guinea et alia. “One hundred copies, with an index added, …

  • # 27602

    LONDON TRANSPORT

    Underground Railway Map. London Transport. Number 1, 1937

    London: London Transport, 1937. Folding colour London Underground map, 450 x 600 mm, folded, insert map of theatre district, a very good copy.

  • # 28094

    RAND McNALLY & Co.

    The battle ground of liberty, where Americans are fighting for humanity and lasting peace.

    A large scale detail map of the western battle front in Europe showing in minute detail the geographic features of the region; cities, towns, villages, rivers, and small streams, railroads and highways, as well as the topographical nature of the battle ground, and giving the farthest advance of the German armies, September 6th, 1914 and …

  • # 27150

    [GUGK] DLIN, N. A. ; PROSHIN, N. I.

    [MAP] Аравийский полуостров / Araviĭskiĭ poluostrov [=Arabian Peninsula]

    Moskva : Glavnoe upravlenie geodezii i kartografii pri Sovete Ministrov SSSR, 1973. Colour map, 710 x 620 mm, folding to 220 x 130 mm; Scale 1:4 000 000; includes inset maps showing population density and economic activity; plus accompanying booklet by N. A. Dlin and N. I. Proshin (25 pages) containing index and explanatory text; …

  • # 27149

    SHAPIRO, E. M. ; ANDREEV, V. M.

    [MAP] Новая Зеландия / Novai︠a︡ Zelandii︠a︡ [=New Zealand]

    Moskva : Glavnoe upravlenie geodezii i kartografii pri Sovete Ministrov SSSR, 1969. Colour map, 770 x 540 mm, folding to 220 x 120 mm; Scale 1:2 000 000; includes inset maps showing economic activity and climatic conditions; plus accompanying booklet by V. M. Andreev (16 pages) containing index and explanatory text; in the original pictorial …

  • # 28431

    BAUER, Carl Johann Sigmund, (1780-1857)

    [GLOBE; TASMANIA]. The world with ist [sic] inhabitants.

    Nuremberg : Bauer, c. 1830. Original card box with marbled paper sides measuring 60 x 52 x 54 mm, the engraved paper label on lid with title (mis-spelling ‘its’ as ‘ist’) and images of inhabitants from four continents, containing an original miniature terrestrial globe and folding paper concertina of vignettes of the races of the …