Cartography

  • # 35426

    WOODS, Martin et al.

    Mapping our world : Terra Incognita to Australia

    Canberra, ACT : National Library of Australia, 2013. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. xxix, 256, illustrated. An extraordinary exhibition of manuscript and printed maps of Australia, the Pacific and the world from the medieval period to nineteenth century.

  • # 33962

    FIRESIDE GAME COMPANY

    Our Union

    Cincinnati, Ohio : The Fireside Game Company, 1896. Card game comprising a set of 52 cards (plus one spare “blank” card) with attractively designed chromolithograped backs, the fronts with maps and brief statistical information for each of the States of the Union; in the original box (93 x 66 x 20 mm), with the original folding …

  • # 19849

    d'ANVILLE, Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon (1697-1782)

    Atlas général

    [Paris : circa 1780]. Elephant folio, 28 x 18 inches (730 x 465 mm), full green morocco, floral gilt decoration to edges, spine in compartments and lettered in gilt with contrasting red morocco title label (rebacked onto vellum with some early restoration to the upper portion), gilt stamped bee designs to the compartments of the …

  • # 20141

    ARROWSMITH, John (1790-1873)

    The London atlas of universal geography, exhibiting the physical & political divisions of the various countries of the world, constructed from original materials.

    London : John Arrowsmith, 1842 (1847). Folio (545 mm tall), contemporary full black morocco, ruled and lettered in gilt (scuffed, corners worn), marbled endpapers, owner’s name of James McCurly inscribed to the engraved titlepage, preface and contents page dated 1847 (the fore edge with some loss and restoration in manuscript), contents leaf in manuscript, 50 …

  • # 16154

    Weber and Costello Co.

    An 18 inch table globe

    Chicago, Illinois : Weber Costello, [c.1925]. Measuring 18 inches (46cm) in diameter. Terrestrial globe shows the city of Leningrad, changed from Petrograd in 1924, but noticeably lacking the state of Central Australia, which existed between 1927-1931. In bronzed cast iron meridian and stand, with sympathetic facsimile calendrical paper horizon ring, laid on wood. With an …

  • # 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 …

  • # 34799

    [TASMANIA; CONVICTS] 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 …

  • # 35142

    CRAIG, Clifford

    Notes on Tasmania

    Launceston : Foot & Playsted, 1986. Edition limited to 1000 numbered and signed copies (no. 106). Large octavo, pictorial cloth boards in dust jacket, xvii, 324 pp, illustrated with 45 plates (some colour); light foxing to edges and preliminaries, light tape marks to endpapers, a very good copy with the scarce prospectus loosely enclosed.

  • # 34604

    VUILLEMIN, A.

    Planisphère illustré

    présentant la description géographique des parties connues de la terre : indiquant les découvertes maritimes et continentales, les colonies des diverses nations ainsi que le parcours des bateaux à vapeur, l’époque des départs, la durée du trajet &c. Paris : A. Logerot, circa 1850. Inset illustrations of peoples of the world, mountains, rivers etc. A highly …

  • # 34562

    TARIDE, A.

    Planisphère : comprenant toutes les possessions coloniales, chemins der fer, lignes de navigation

    Paris : Cartes Taride, circa 1920. World map, printed offset in colour, dissected and laid on linen, 96 x 128 cms, inset maps of the North and South Poles, as well as the telegraphic cable lines, colonial possessions of France, England, Denmark, Spain, Holland, Italy, Portugal, Russia, the United States and Japan highlighted in differed …

  • # 34602

    MONIN, Charles V.

    Mappe-monde 1833

    Paris : Charles V. Monin, 1833. Engraved map, 204 x 275 mm, with hand colouring, laid on wood and dissected to form a jigsaw puzzle, original backing card and paper wrapper with title in manuscript copperplate, some scattered foxing, complete. A charming puzzle map of the world. The maps were usually unbound sheets from an atlas.

  • # 34603

    Anon.

    Carte planisphere de la guerre mondiale “1942”

    Lille : Imprimerie Industrielle, 1942. Map of the world on Mercator’s projection, printed in colour, old folds as issued, 645 x 990 mm, inset maps of North Africa and South Asia, very good condition. Map of the world showing colonies, possessions and occupied territories during the Second World War.

  • # 17973

    BRUÉ, Adrian Hubert

    A rare cased atlas of eight large folding maps of the world

    Paris : Chez J. Goujon et J. Andriveau, 1827. A large book-form box made of stiff card, 250 mm tall, gilt-decorated papered sides, silk draw ribbon, the ‘spine’ made of crushed morocco styled in compartments, with gilt ornamentation and the lettering ‘Atlas par H. Brué’, listing the eight maps contained within: ‘Mappemonde; Europe; Asie; Afrique; …

  • # 34049

    British New Guinea. Administrator.

    Annual Report on British New Guinea from 1st July 1889 to 30th June 1890; with appendices.

    At head of title: 1890. Queensland. Brisbane : James C. Beal, Government Printer, 1890. Foolscap folio (330 mm), string bound, pp 168, with 3 lithographed plates (including profile of the Victor Emanuel Range and tribal designs) and 6 large folding maps at rear; Appendix X, Native Dialects (117-168) contains several important vocabularies of indigenous languages; …

  • # 32580

    HERISSON, Eustache ; BONNE, Rigobert

    Carte générale de l’Europe, ou l’on voit le départ et le retour du Capne. Cook, dans ses differéns voyages.

    Dressée par Hérisson, Eleve de Mr. Bonne, ancien Ingénieur Hydrographe de la Marine. A Paris : chez Basset Md d’Estampes Rue Jacques au coin de celle des Mathurins, no. 670, 1802. Copperplate engraving, original outline hand colour, 525 x 755 mm (image), old folds as issued, a fine example. Map of Europe showing the departures …

  • # 31523

    PHILLIP, Arthur (1738-1814)

    The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay (coloured edition)

    with an account of the establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson & Norfolk Island; compiled from authentic papers, which have been obtained from the several departments, to which are added, the journals of Lieuts. Shortland, Watts, Ball, & Capt. Marshall; with an account of their new discoveries. London : John Stockdale, 1789. Quarto, contemporary …