Cartography

  • # 26677

    WESTON, Harry (1874 - 1938)

    [MAP]. Greetings from the heart of Sydney

    [Sydney] : Balmoral, circa 1930. Pictorial map, 240 x 370 mm, folded as issued (a couple of short tears), printed greeting verso. Unrecorded pictorial map of Sydney showing the ‘tribes’ of the Eastern suburbs. ‘The Rocks – a boisterous tribe’; ‘Elizabeth Bay – here abide very elegant folk’; ‘King’s Cross – here abide folk of …

  • # 26678

    ATLANTIC UNION OIL

    Atlantic road map of New South Wales

    Sydney : Atlantic Union Oil, circa 1945. Eighteenth edition. Large folding map, illustrated in colour, of the roads of New South Wales, with detail maps of metropolitan Sydney, Gosford to Taree, Gosford to Canberra.

  • # 26901

    Anon.

    Plan of the city of Mantua, Italy, published in Tbilisi, Georgia

    Lithographed map, 195 x 260 mm (image), folds as issued, dates circa 1900. Text in Georgian. A cartographic curiosity.

  • # 26779

    Weber and Costello Co.

    A rare matching pair of 18 inch terrestrial and celestial globes

    Chicago, Illinois : Weber Costello, 1909. Each globe measuring 18 inches (46cm) in diameter, 45 inches (115 cm) tall; in bronzed cast iron meridian and stand, with calendrical paper horizon ring, laid on wood; with an analemma and two polar calottes. Standing in bronzed cast iron tripod stand with glass roller feet, with flower and …

  • # 26522

    JOHN POWER STUDIOS

    Wonder map of Melbourne

    Melbourne : Wonder Maps of Australia, 1934. Printed map, 720 x 950 mm, old folds as issued, framed. The central panel reads : ‘Centenary Year. Has a population exceeding 1,000,000 and covers an area approximately 10 miles square. The city itself is noted for its ordered planning, wide streets and beautiful gardens. It has much …

  • # 26367

    Rand McNally & Co.

    Rand McNally & Company Terrestrial Globe

    [Chicago] : Rand McNally & Co., circa 1920. Chromolithographed paper gores over paper mache base, 12 inches in diameter, oval shaped analemma, pressed metal meridian, wooden horizon ring with paper calendar, on the original stand of four turned wooden legs united with cross-stretchers. An American student’s table globe from the early twentieth century with a …

  • # 26254

    Anon.

    8 good reasons why you should visit Singapore

    S.l.: s.n., circa 1970. Diecut tourist map of the island, 130 x 195 (irregular), with a list of the good reasons verso (advanced social projects; top line entertainment; modern industrial developments; intriguing transport …). The map indicates tourists arrive at Paya Lebar airport, which served as the nation’s civilian airport from 1955 – 1980.

  • # 26253

    THOMAS COOK

    Cooks plan of Victoria Central District Hong Kong

    S.l. : s.n., circa 1930. Printed map on thin paper, probably issued with a Thomas Cook guide book, 205 x 235 mm (sheet), central crease, very good.

  • # 26249

    French Indochina Official Tourist Bureau

    [MAP]. French Indochina

    Saigon : Official Tourist Bureau, circa 1950?. Single sheet, text recto and colour map verso, 275 x 215 mm, central crease. Text in English. Ephemeral tourist map prior to the war.

  • # 26409

    CALLAGHAN, P., Junior (land agent)

    Handbook and history of Western Australia, containing illustrations of its chief cities and towns, together with an illustrated history of early Melbourne, and views of the capital cities of Australia.

    Melbourne : Robert Barr, 1893. quarto, gilt-lettered plum cloth (dulled and worn, small section of nibbling to spine), advertisements to pastedowns, pp. 52, preliminaries foxed, pen annotations to title page, printed in three columns, with numerous photographic and engraved illustrations, including including full-page maps of Western Australia and Perth and views of Albany, Geraldton, Fremantle, …

  • # 25924

    ADAMS, Philip Francis

    Handbook for the determination of the true meridian, by observation of circumpolar stars at their greatest elongations.

    Sydney : Thomas Richards, Government Printer for the Surveyor General’s Office, Sydney, N.S>W., 1876. Second edition. Quarto, plain plum flushcut cloth (stained, worn and creased), frontispiece ‘map shewing the stars used in finding the true meridian’ with explanatory page, printer’s slip on pink paper announcing a publication in preparation to accompany the Handbook; pp. 8. …

  • # 26399

    ECCLESTON, Gregory C.

    Granville Stapylton : Australia Felix 1836 : second in command to Major Mitchell (signed copy)

    Melbourne : Evandale Publishing, 2018. Oblong quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. xix; 250; 46 pages of plates, a fine, new copy, signed by the author. “Granville Stapylton Australia Felix 1836 Second-in-command to Major Mitchell is based on the true journals of the pioneer land surveyor Granville Stapylton when he accompanied Major Thomas Mitchell on the famous ‘Australia …

  • # 25733

    WYLD, James (1812-87)

    The World, designed to show the languages and dialects into which The British & Foreign Bible Society has translated the Scriptures or aided in their distribution

    / The position of the places where Societies have been formed / The Population of those Countries for which versions have been prepared & the relative proportions of Christianity, Mahomedanism and Paganism, by James Wyld, Geographer to the Queen. London :  James Wyld, circa 1841. Second Edition (first published 1838). Engraved map, dissected and laid …

  • # 25216

    POWELL, Edward J.

    The north east provinces of China, including the coast from Chusan to the Gulf of Liau-Tong.

    Compiled from Du Halde’s Maps of 1738, McCartney, Barrow, Parish and Staunton 1793-7, Klaproth & Biot 1842, the Admiralty Surveys by Captns. Bethune, Kellett & Collinson 1842, Capn. Vansittart 1855, Comr. Ward & Lieut. Bullock 1858, Monsr. Ploix’ survey of the Tien-Tsin River 1858. Part of the coast of Pe-Chilli from a survey by Major …

  • # 26007

    JOHNSTON,W. & A. K.

    12 Inch Terrestrial Globe

    Edinburgh : W. & A. K. Johnston [under license to A. J. Nystrom & Co., Chicago], 1929. Chromolithographed paper gores over paper mache base, 12 inches in diameter, isothermal current lines, equatorial, longitudinal and latitudinal lines, international date line, two polar calottes, standing in bronzed cast iron tripod stand with clawed feet. In fine, original …

  • # 5159

    [McGREGOR]

    Manuscript map of Australia, circa 1885

    Pen and pencil on thick paper, 260 x 320 mm, signed in upper right margin MacGregor, the focus being the Overland Telegraph running from Adelaide to Darwin, with numerous natural features such as mountains, lakes and rivers delineated, the coastline and colonial borders in red, placenames in black; drawn by a school child probably aged …