Graphite and wash on artist’s paper, 212 x 115 mm (sheet), captioned and signed in the image at right ‘Bird’s eye view of the Suez Canal. S.P. Sabin’; mounted on a page removed from an album of sketches, watercolours and photographs compiled by S.P. Sabin, a P. & O. officer who served on various ships …
TERRY, Thomas Philip, 1864-194
Terry’s guide to the Japanese Empire : including Korea and Formosa with chapters on Manchuria, the Trans-Siberian Railway and the chief ocean routes to Japan : a handbook for travellers
Boston and New York : Houghton Mifflin Company ; London : Constable & Co., Ltd., 1920. Thick octavo, original limp red cloth lettered in gilt, pp cclxxxviii, 799, advertisements; with 8 maps and 21 plans (some folding); original owner’s pencilled marginalia, else a fine copy. A single copy of this edition is recorded in Australian …
Sydney : Universal Press, 1995. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 192, illustrated. One of the standard references on collecting Australian maps. A near mint copy.
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 …
New York : Arbuckle Bros., [copyright 1889]. Trade card, 68 x 138 mm, recto with chromolithographed design incorporating map of australia and images of kangaroo, black swan, gold miner and sheep; verso with information about Arbuckle Bros’ coffee; in very good condition. The map lists some places which today may seem obscure, but which around …
Map of part of the Morobe District, New Guinea Mandated Territory, and of the Gulf and Central Divisions, Papua.
Compiled from the surveys and patrols of officers of the governments of both territories, with original mapping and geological data from the prospecting expeditions of J. Nason-Jones, F.G.S., F.R.G.S. Scale 1 : 253,440 or 1 inch + 4 miles. Drawn by J. Nason-Jones and the Lands Office, Port Moresby, 1933 – 1935. Printed by H. …
Saigon : Office Central du Tourisme Indochinois, 1937. Folding tourist map of Angkor, printed in colour, with a guide for the visitor. Scarce.
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.
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).
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 …
KENDALL, Lieut. E. N.
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 …
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 …
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, …
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 …
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 …
[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 …
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 …
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.
[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 …
[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 …
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 …
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, …
[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.
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. In a sympathetic frame. 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 …
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 …
[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 …
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 …