Cartography

  • # 28247

    JOHNSTON, W. & A. K.

    18 inch terrestrial globe

    Edinburgh and London : W. & A. K. Johnston, 1910. Measuring 18 inches (46cm) in diameter, 27 inches (60 cm) tall; engraved coloured gores over plaster base, graduated equator, ecliptic and Greenwich meridian, the oceans with an analemma and ocean currents, nickel meridian ring, engraved calendrical paper horizon ring with zodiac laid on wood, supported on the original …

  • # 27846

    MANNING, James

    Model of the Earth

    London : J. Manning, circa 1860. Miniature globe, 1¾” (45mm) diameter, twelve gores with hand colouring, two axis pins; in the original cylindrical morocco box; the globe and box in fine condition (box label in facsimile). A beautiful miniature globe from the mid nineteenth century. Alaska is still marked as Russian Territory (pre-1867). On the …

  • # 26637

    Anon.

    A rare woodblock map of Canton (Guangdong) published as a fan.

    [Canton : Ch’uan Chi (?), circa 1870]. Woodblock map of the city of Canton (Guangdong, a part of Guangzhou), 300 x 450 mm (opened), hand-painted bamboo covers; fine condition. A remarkable survivor that creates the illusion of having the city of Canton in the palm of the hand.  From the eighteenth century onwards, Cantonese artisans produced …

  • # 27283

    [GUGK] ALIEV, Heydar; ALIEV, Sh. D. et al

    Атлас Азербайджанской CCP. / Atlas Azerbaĭdzhanskoĭ SSR.

    Moskva : GUGK (Glav. upr. geodezii i kartografii pri Sovete Ministrov SSSR), 1979. Oblong quarto (250 x 310 mm), publisher’s pictorial stiff wrappers (light marks and corner wear), pp 40; table of contents, symbols, abbreviations etc. (3-5), full-page colour maps with differing scales (6-40), some with colour illustrations; text in Russian; contents clean and sound. …

  • # 26095

    JOHNSTON, A. K.

    South America

    Edinburgh L W. & A. K. Johnston, circa 1860. Engraved map, 615 x 510 mm, dissected and laid on linen, outline hand colour, in gilt-lettered plum cloth folder (titled America), paper advertisements. A finely engraved separately issued map of South America, originally issued as plate 41 of Johnston’s National Atlas.

  • # 27368

    STANFORD, Edward

    London Atlas Map of Central Africa

    London : Edward Stanford, circa 1900. Chromolithograph map, dissected and laid on linen, 560 x 730 mm (sheet), cloth covers (sunned) with title label, a very good copy. London Atlas Series. Map of central Africa including the Bight of Biafra (southern Nigeria), French Equatorial Africa (Cameroon, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, southern portion of the …

  • # 27367

    STANFORD, Edward

    London Atlas Map of Asia Minor, the Caucasus and the Black Sea

    London : Edward Stanford, circa 1900. Chromolithograph map, dissected and laid on linen, 515 x 775 mm (sheet), marbled card wrappers, a very good copy. London Atlas Series. Map of Asia Minor including Turkey, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, southern Russia, the Ukraine, Transcaucasia (Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan) and northern Persia (Iran).

  • # 27147

    [GUGK] SERGEEV, S. I. ; KOVYLIN, N. M. ; KOTENKOV, N. V. (eds.)

    Атлас мира. Америка / Atlas mira. Amerika

    Moskva : Glav. upr. geodezii i kartografii pri Sovete Ministrov SSSR, 1981. Folio (335 mm), publisher’s pictorial laminated wrappers, pp 64; table of contents, symbols, abbreviations etc. (3-5), full-page colour maps with differing scales (6-38), index (40-64); text in Russian; a good, clean copy. Fourth edition (first published 1975) of this official Soviet government atlas …

  • # 27148

    [GUGK] SERGEEV, S. I. (ed.)

    Атлас мира. Австралия и Океания Антарктида / Atlas mira. Avstralii︠a︡ i Okeanii︠a︡ Antarktida

    Moskva : Glav. upr. geodezii i kartografii pri Sovete Ministrov SSSR, 1982. Folio (335 mm), publisher’s pictorial laminated wrappers, pp 24; table of contents, symbols, abbreviations etc. (3-5), full-page colour maps with differing scales (6-15), index (17-24); text in Russian; a good, clean copy. Second edition (first published 1980) of this official Soviet government atlas …

  • # 27130

    VAN DIEMEN'S LAND COMPANY.

    Van Diemen’s Land Company : Report to the fifteenth yearly general meeting, 1840.

    Cover title: Report made to the fifteenth yearly general meeting of the Van Diemen’s Land Company, held at the Company’s office, in Old Broad Street, the 16th March, 1840. London : Printed by George Woodfall, Angel Court, Skinner Street, 1840. Octavo (220 x 145 mm), original printed wrappers, 19, [1] pp, folding map with hand …

  • # 27453

    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 …

  • # 26783

    JOHN POWER STUDIOS

    Wonder map of Melbourne

    Melbourne : Wonder Maps of Australia, 1934. Printed map, 720 x 950 mm, folded as issued to 140 x 265 mm, pictorial wrappers (edges worn), light foxing. 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 …

  • # 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 …

  • # 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.

  • # 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, …

  • # 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 …