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, …
CLUVERIUS, Philippus [CLÜVER, Philipp] (1580-1622)
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 , 394, , with …
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 …
RAND McNALLY & Co.
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.
Great Britain. War Office. General Staff. Australian Section
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, …
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
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.
TOOLEY, R. V.
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.
Broadbent's Official Road Guides Company.
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.
SIFTON, PRAED & Co.
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: …
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, …
WROTH, Lawrence C.
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, …
London: London Transport, 1937. Folding colour London Underground map, 450 x 600 mm, folded, insert map of theatre district, a very good copy.
RAND McNALLY & Co.
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 …
[GUGK] DLIN, N. A. ; PROSHIN, N. I.
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; …
SHAPIRO, E. M. ; ANDREEV, V. M.
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 …
BAUER, Carl Johann Sigmund, (1780-1857)
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 …