MACROBIUS, Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius (fl. circa A.D. 395-425)
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 …
[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 …
GEORGE PHILLIP & SON
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 …
MORPHY, Howard; JONES, Rhys
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 …
[GOYDER, G. W.]
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, …
CARROLL, H. S.
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 …
STEIN, Aurel (1862 - 1943)
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 …
DAHL, Edward H.; GAUVIN, Jean-Francois
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.
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 …
: 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, …
[Shibata Shūzō] 新發田収藏, [Takeguchi Teisai] 竹口貞齋
Shintei konyo ryaku zenzu. Edo [Tokyo], Japan : [Takagi Kōzō] 高木耕藏,  (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 …
ed. [Kawamura Yoichirō] 河村與一郎
Shina rekidai enkaku zusetu. Osaka, Japan : [Maekawa Zenbei] 前川善兵衛 and [Yanagihara kihei] 柳原喜兵衛,  (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 …
[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.
Photo-lithographed at the Department of Lands and Survey, Melbourne by J. Noone. Melbourne : The Department of Lands and Survey, 1884. Lithographed map, 413 x 311 mm, wet stamp from Muntz, Braid & Muntz, early label and reference numbers, some soiling. Rare early map of Kew, Hawthorn, Surry Hills and Glen Iris, alongside the Yarra River.
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 …
BELLIN, Jacques Nicholas
Carte reduite des terres Australes. Gereduceerde Kaart van’t Zuid-land. [Amsterdam? : c. 1760]. Copperplate engraving, 192 x 253mm., original folds, fine. The scarce Dutch version of Bellin’s famous map of Australia, the projected Eastern coastline joining the charted territories of Van Diemen’s Land and Carpentaria. First published in Prevost’s voyages in French in 1753, later …
CRUCHLEY, G[eorge] F[rederick] (1797 - 1880)
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 …
BRUE, A. B.
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.
BRUE, A. B.
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.
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 …
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). …
NOLIN, J. B.
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.
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. …
LANG, Ke (editor); CHENG, Shao (artist)
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.
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, . Copperplate engraved map with hand coloured outlines, sheet 520 x …
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 …
MORSE, Sidney Edwards, 1794-1871.
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 …
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 …
Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763
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 …
[Melbourne?] : Commonwealth Railways, [1960?]. Single sheet, 180 x 720 mm, folding to form  pp, 180 x 180 mm, one side contains a spectacular 4 panel map of the route from Port Pirie to Kalgoorlie; the reverse side with colour illustrations, and accompanying text, including a brief history of the Trans-Australian Railway; a fine …
[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 …
JOHNSTON, Alex. Keith
Comprising, in eighteen plates a complete series of illustrations of the heavenly bodies drawn with the greatest care, from original and authentic documents. Edinburgh : William Blackwood, 1856. Folio, quarter-morocco over gilt-lettered cloth (worn), pp. [iv], 16, 18 double page chromolithographic plates, endpapers foxed, the plates mostly clean.
JOHN BARTHOLOMEW & SON
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.
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 …
MALLET, Alain Manesson
[Paris] : [Chez Denis Thierry], . 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, …
BUDÉ, Eugène de (1836-1910)
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 …
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 …
VINCENDON-DUMOULIN, Clément Adrien (1811-1858)
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 …
/ dessinée et gravée par R. Hausermann. Éditeur. Paris : Imp. Vieillemard et ses fils, 1896. “Supplément au journal “Les missions catholiques”. Chromolithographed map, 740 x 1060 mm, folding to 180 x 260 mm, with  inset maps including Thursday Island, Kauai, Oahu, Moorea, Nukuhiva, Rotuma, New Zealand, Wallis and Futuna, New Caledonia etc.; a …
GOLDSMITH, Rev. J.
Improved & enlarged by the Rev. G. N. Wright M. A. London : William Tegg, n.d. [c. 1840]. Duodecimo, gilt-lettered cloth (rubbed), pp. 242, (ii – adverts), numerous engraved plates, folding maps and a rotating volvelle. Includes a short section on Australasia with a view of Sydney and engraving of Otahetians.
BACON, G. W.
London : G. W. Bacon & Co., [c.1906]. Folding colour map, 950 x 1210 mm, dissected and laid on linen, in the original gilt lettered maroon cloth boards, (rubbed) a very good example. This attractive and highly detailed chart includes 46 flags inset to the top margin, north and south polar projections, the world on …
WEILAND, Carl Ferdinand (1782-1847)
/ entworfen und gezeichnet 1823 nach dem Krusenstern'schen Atlasse umgearbeitet 1825. Weimar: Im Verlage des Geograph. Instituts, 1826. Engraved map with hand colouring, 430 x 595 mm, dissected and laid down on linen, folding to 220 x 190 mm; map of Australia and Oceania with relief shown by hachures; in very good condition with a …
H.E.C. ROBINSON PTY. LTD.
Also titled: A detailed map of Celebes. Sydney : H.E.C. Robinson Pty. Ltd., [c.1935]. “Map no. 319”. Colour map, 710 x 460 mm, folding to 240 x 180 mm, pictorial front panel, a good copy. Map of Sulawesi showing boundaries, transportation, water features and populated places. Copies are held in three Australian collections (National Library …
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 Onzieme. A Paris : Chez Didot, 1753. [Volume 11 of 16]. Quarto, contemporary full calf, boards with blind rule, spine with raised bands, gilt ornament and contrasting leather title and volume labels, marbled endpapers, all edges …
Madrid : Servicio de Publicaciones del Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, 1973. Elephant folio (595 mm tall), imitation leather, unpaginated, 20 pp text, 19 double page maps. Magnificent large format facsimile of the manuscript atlas of Joan Martines, cosmographer to King Philip II of Spain, held in the National Library in Madrid.
Amsterdam ; La Haye [Netherlands] : F.J. Weygand, n.d. [c.1840]. Collapsible globe in 6 gores, engraved with hand colouring, laid down on thin card, each gore 170 x 70 mm (irregular), in fine condition with vivid original colour, Australia with Terre de Witt, Terre d'Eendracht, Cape Leeuwin, Terre de Nuyts, Golfe de Spencer, Terre de Van …
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 …
BARRASS, Clive; [Gregory's Guides and Maps Pty. Ltd]
Seaforth, N.S.W. : Clive Barrass ; Sydney : Distributed by Gregory's Guides and Maps Pty. Ltd., . “7-V-55” (The publisher's dating code stands for July 1964; '55' is office code for map no.15.) Colour map, 740 x 550 mm, sheet 900 x 580 mm, folding to 230 x 150 mm; inset: Sydney's touring area; verso …
Australia and New Zealand Bank Limited.
Panel title: Travellers' guide to Adelaide and South Australia. 'With compliments A.N.Z. Bank'. [Adelaide : ANZ, c.1965]. Single sheet, 290 x 400 mm, folding to 170 x 100 mm, with three maps (Adelaide CBD; Adelaide suburbs; South Australia); fine.
London : John Betts, c. 1850. Cedar box with sliding lid featuring an engraved vignette with people and animals from the four great continents, printed advertisement for Betts's 'Instructive juvenile games' on underside, containing the engraved map 'Betts's school atlas of the world on Mercator's projection', measuring 295 x 450mm, laid on wood and dissected …