Cartography

  • # 17869

    SCHOTTE, Ernst & Co (fl. 1855-1900)

    A rare 1 inch miniature ‘doll’s globe’

    Berlin : Ernst Schotte & Co., circa 1870. Printed gores with hand colouring on a wooden sphere measuring 1 inch in diameter, on a turned wooden stand with metal pin. “The firm of Ernst Schotte was of great importance in the production of globes in Berlin in the second half of the nineteenth century and …

  • # 17785

    KAEMPFER, Engelbert (1651-1716)

    The History of Japan : giving an Account of the Antient and Present State of Government of that Empire; … together with a Description of the Kingdom of Siam. (Standard second issue)

    London : for the Publisher, and sold by T. Woodward and C. Davis, 1728. First edition in English, second issue (with the ‘Second Appendix’). Two volumes, folio, contemporary full calf with double gilt rule (boards a little scuffed), spines in compartments with contrasting leather labels and gilt lettering and ornament, neatly rebacked, original endpapers, armorial …

  • # 17786

    KAEMPFER, Engelbert (1651-1716)

    The History of Japan : giving an Account of the Antient and Present State of Government of that Empire; … together with a Description of the Kingdom of Siam. (Deluxe large paper copy)

    London : for the Publisher, and sold by T. Woodward and C. Davis, 1728. Deluxe large paper copy of the first edition in English, second issue (with the ‘Second Appendix’). Two volumes bound in one, large folio (51 x 31 cm), contemporary panelled calf (lightly rubbed), gilt dentelles, spine in compartments with gilt ornament and contrasting …

  • # 17435

    Weber Costello

    Weber Costello 12 inch globe

    Chicago : Weber Costello, circa 1930. Terrestrial globe 8 inches in diameter, colour printed gores over pasteboard base, graduated equator, ecliptic and Greenwich meridian, the oceans with an analemma, ocean currents, calibrated brass meridian ring, supported on the original turned wooden stand. A very good example with a couple of small dents expertly conserved. A good sized …

  • # 17442

    MACROBIUS, Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius (fl. circa A.D. 395-425)

    Macrobii Ambrosii Avrelii Theodosii, uiri consularis, & illustris, In Somnium Scipionis, lib. II.

    Saturnaliorum, lib. VII. Ex uarijs, ac uetustissimis codicibus recogniti, & aucti. Venetiis [Venice] : apvd Io. Gryphium, 1574. Octavo, contemporary binding of limp vellum, ‘Macrobius’ lettered in manuscript to spine (which is darkened), original ownership inscription of ‘Joannis Josephus [i.e. Giovanni Giuseppe] Pugliese’, title page with printer’s device with motto Virtute duce, comite fortuna (‘under …

  • # 17797

    BUTSON, W.J.; Victoria. Department of Crown Lands and Survey

    Tourist map, Warburton, Mt. Baw Baw, Walhalla.

    / Photo-lithographed at the Department of Lands and Survey, Melbourne, by W.J. Butson. Panel title: Tourists’ route, Baw Baw mountains &​ past the Yarra Falls, Warburton to Walhalla. Melbourne : H.J. Green, Govt. Printer, August 1925. Lithographed map, 390 x 600 mm, on sheet 450 x 630 mm, folding to 220 x 100, verso with illustrated front …

  • # 17766

    BUTSON, W.J.; VICTORIA. DEPT. OF LANDS AND SURVEY

    Tourist map of Geelong and district

    Melbourne : Govt. Printer, [1924]. Colour map, 540 x 460 mm, scale [1:126 720] 2 miles to 1 inch; folding to 257 x 103 mm, verso with 12 panels of informative text and sepia tone photographic illustrations; a couple of short tears at edges of folds, one corner a little dog-eared, but a good copy. …

  • # 17436

    Kittinger Company

    8 inch terrestrial globe

    Buffalo : Kittinger, circa 1930. Terrestrial globe 8 inches in diameter, colour printed gores over pasteboard base, graduated equator band, ecliptic and Greenwich meridian, the oceans with an analemma and currents, calibrated brass meridian ring, engraved calendrical paper horizon ring with zodiac laid on wood (in expert facsimile), supported on the original stand of four turned wooden …

  • # 17434

    Weber Costello

    New peerless 8 inch globe

    Chicago : Weber Costello, circa 1930. Terrestrial globe 8 inches in diameter, colour printed gores over pasteboard base, graduated equator band, ecliptic and Greenwich meridian, the oceans with an analemma, calibrated brass meridian ring, engraved calendrical paper horizon ring with zodiac laid on wood, supported on the original stand of four turned wooden legs united with cross-stretchers. …

  • # 16877

    ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY, LONDON.

    [SWAN RIVER COLONY] The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London. Volume the first. 1831. Second edition.

    London : John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1833. Octavo, rebound in twentieth century green cloth boards with gilt lettered spine, original printed brown wrappers bound in (some creasing and stains), pp xi, 264, with 8 engraved maps and plates (some folding) at rear, including the folding map Western Australia from the latest Documents received in the Colonial …

  • # 17095

    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 set of the regular account of the Baudin expedition to the Terres Australes, the text volumes in publisher’s wrappers, with the plates presented in both coloured and uncoloured states. 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 …

  • # 16523

    KLINGER, J. G. (firm)

    [GLOBE] The earth.

    Published by J. G. Klinger in Nuremberg. Constructed, delineated and etched by J. A. Buhler. Nuremberg : J[ohann]. G[eorg]. Klinger, [between 1841 – 1852]. Wooden and plaster globe (6 inches in diameter), covered with 12 glazed and hand-coloured gores, fitted and spinning with metal polar axis in a circular card box, the lid provided in …

  • # 14378

    竹口瀧三郎 [Takeguchi Takisaburō]; 上村福三郎 [Uemura Fukusaburō]

    官許 新刊輿地全圖 [Kankyo shinkan yochi zenzu] [Officially Licenced New Map of the World]

    Edo (Tokyo), Japan : 萬屋兵四郎 [Yorozuya Heishirō], [1862] (Bunkyū 2). Hand coloured woodblock print, original cloth covers and paper portfolio, both with title labels (portfolio with some silverfishing and lacking left-hand flap), map with some foxing and silverfishing, repaired with Japanese tissue. A detailed map of the world on Mercator’s projection bordered by vibrantly coloured …

  • # 17718

    WILLIAMS, Glyndwr and FROST, Alan

    Terra Australis to Australia

    Melbourne : Oxford University Press 1988. First edition. Small quarto, publisher’s grey cloth boards (a few light marks) in pictorial dust jacket (rubbed), endpaper maps, signed on the title page by both authors, 242 pp, black-and-white colour illustrations; internally clean and bright; a very good copy. Comprehensive and well-illustrated account of the European discovery and …

  • # 17482

    [BAILLARD, Marie]

    [MANUSCRIPT ATLAS] Contrées d’Europe

    A beautiful manuscript atlas of the countries of Europe, drawn by a young French woman, Marie Baillard of the ‘2e. Cours des Réligieuses Saint-Charles de Saint-Pothin’, dated ’25 Juillet 1902′. Sketchbook, oblong folio (310 x 450 mm), printed card covers (short tear lower left front), [23] leaves with entries to recto only, comprised of title page …

  • # 17306

    BARDIN, William (circa 1740 - 1798)

    A new, accurate and compleat terrestrial globe,

    accompanying the Geographical Magazine. Originally laid down by Mr. James Ferguson, F. R. S. Improv’d by G. Wright, and made by W. Bardin, Fleet Street, London. Published as the act directs by Harrison & Co., No. 18 Paternoster Row, Augt. 1st, 1783 (cartouche). Published by G. Wright & W. Bardin Jan’y 1st 1782 (inscription at South …