Cartography

  • # 20853

    THOMPSON, Henry Augustus

    The world

    [England] : Henry A[ugustus] Thompson, December 7th 1855. Manuscript and watercolour map on card with the blindstamp of de la Rue Co, London, 450 x 570 mm (sheet), light surface soiling, old pin holes to corners, fine. A charming and unique manuscript map of the world on Mercator’s projection, with detailed decorative border and original hand …

  • # 20851

    THOMPSON, Henry Augustus

    The world

    [England] : Henry Augustus Thompson, 1853. Manuscript and watercolour map on card with the blindstamp of de la Rue Co, London, 450 x 570 mm (sheet), light surface soiling, old pin holes to corners, fine. A charming and unique manuscript map of the world in two hemispheres, with detailed decorative border vignettes and original hand colour. …

  • # 20869

    JOHNSTON, Keith

    Atlas of political geography

    Edinburgh & London : W. & A.K. Johnston, n.d. [c1875]. Octavo, red calf with gilt lettering and decoration, (corners worn, head and tail of spine worn), all edges gilt, fly leaf inscribed with previous owner’s name’, 31 pp of hand coloured maps, + 35 pp index. Includes Australia, New Zealand and Oceania.

  • # 21283

    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, full …

  • # 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 …

  • # 20657

    HOGAN, William

    This map of Tasmania in 1859

    Sir Henry Edward Fox Young, Knight Companion of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath, being Governor in Chief and the Honble Francis Smith, Attorney General, being Premier is dedicated to His Excellency and the Parliament by James Sprent, Surveyor General. [Cover title : Map of Tasmania and adjacent islands]. Hobart Town and Launceston : J. Walch …

  • # 20658

    Victoria showing portions of the adjacent colonies of New Sth. Wales, Sth. Australia and Tasmania

    Compiled & engraved at the Department of Lands & Survey, Melbourne, under the direction of A.J. Skene, M.A. Surveyor General ; James Slight, engraver. Melbourne : Department of Crown Lands and Survey [circa 1876]. Engraved map, dissected and laid on linen, 980 x 1340 mm, inset map of Australia, occasional light foxing, in publisher’s cloth case …

  • # 19457

    JOHNSTON, W. & A. K.

    Emigration map of Queensland constructed from the most recent surveys and explorations by W. & A. K. Johnston, geographers & engravers to the Queen

    [Title printed on the linen : Johnstons’ emigration map of the British colony of Queensland Australia, constructed from the most recent surveys and explorations]. Edinburgh : W. &​ A. K. Johnston; London : Edward Stanford, Groombridge &​ Sons &​ William Allan &​ Co; Dublin : McGlashan &​ Gill, 1865. Lithographed map in colour, dissected and laid on …

  • # 20660

    ARROWSMITH, Aaron (1750-1823)

    [MAP] Asia.

    To Major James Rennell, Esqr. F.R.S. &​c. &​c. This map is inscribed by his much obliged humble servant. London : Aaron Arrowsmith, 1 January 1801. Engraved map with outline hand colour, dissected and laid on linen, 2 parts each 1240 x 735 mm, the title ‘Asia’ with pen overwriting, the route of the “Lion” of …

  • # 20546

    MACKINTOSH, Jessie

    [BOARD GAME] Race round Australia : an instructive, educational game for two to four players.

    [Collingwood, Vic. : G.N. Raymond, c.1945]. Thick papered boards, 410 x 475 mm, folding, front with pictorial title onlay, original buckram backstrip; fold-out game board with colour design based around a map of Australia with vignette illustrations of native fauna; a fine example (lacking the rare rules sheet). An educational board game designed by the …

  • # 20638

    Map of China shewing railways, telegraphs & treaty ports

    Southampton : Ordnance Survey Office for the War Office, November 1913. Map printed in colour, dissected and laid on linen (reinforced with archival paper), inset maps of Peking and Manchuria, notes on the railways, linen covers. Scarce

  • # 20635

    Province of Ssŭ-Ch’uan (Eastern sheet)

    [Southampton] : printed for the Topographical Section General Staff, at the Ordnance Survey Office, September 1908. Map printed in colour, 710 x 900 mm, dissected and laid on linen (wet stamp verso ‘Withdrawn U.C.B. Geography), housed in folding cloth case with manuscript title label Szechuen, China, binder’s ticket of Kelly & Walsh, Shanghai, fine condition. …

  • # 20656

    WALKER, J. & C.

    To Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria, This Map of the World on Mercator’s Projection Is Most Respectfully Dedicated By Her devoted Subjects, J. & C. Walker. 

    London : J. & C. Walker, 1841. Steel engraved map with hand colouring, 830 x 1310 mm, dissected into 40 sections and backed with linen, cloth case (edges worn), with inset maps of The North Pole And The Adjacent Lands and The South Pole And The Lands Adjacent; a fine example of this striking and monumental …

  • # 20534

    ROBINSON, H. E. C.

    Robinson’s new map of the Pacific Ocean with insets showing island groups in detail

    Sydney : H. E. C. Robinson, circa 1935. Map printed in colour, 760 x 1020 mm, folded as issued, with inset maps of the Malay States, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, the Philippine Islands, Hawaii, and numerous other islands. Manchukuo is under Japanese occupation and the Caroline Islands are under Japanese mandate.

  • # 20469

    ROBINSON, H. E. C.

    Robinson’s map of the world. Mercator’s projection.

    Cover title : Around the world. A new map in detail. Sydney : H. E. C. Robinson Pty. Ltd, circa 1939. 4th edition. World map, printed in colour, 745 x 1000 mm, folded as issued, inset maps of ‘Europe showing air distances’ (showing occupied Czechoslovakia and Austria under Anschluss), inset maps of the North and …

  • # 20521

    Hawaii. The big island of the Hawaiian group

    Honolulu : Hawaii Tourist Bureau, circa 1950. Single sheet, folded to make a tourist brochure on the Big Island, map.