Cartography

  • # 12253

    VINCENDON-DUMOULIN, Clément Adrien (1811-1858)

    [DUMONT D’URVILLE] Vincendon-Dumoulin : autograph letter signed, to Casimir Gide, circa 1842

    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 …

  • # 21638

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

    Tourist’s map of Healesville, Marysville and Warburton districts.

    / Photo-lithographed at the Department of Lands and Survey, Melbourne, by W.J. Butson. Panel title: Tourist’s map of Warburton and Healesville districts. Melbourne : A.J. Mullett, Govt. Printer, May 1919. Lithographed map, 590 x 610 mm, folding to 280 x 100 mm, verso with illustrated front panel (a few small stains) plus 11 panels of informative …

  • # 21894

    A. LESAGE (pseud.); LAS CASES, Emmanuel-Augustin-Dieudonné-Joseph, Comte de

    Atlas historique, généalogique, chronologique et geographique de A. Lesage (Comte de las Cases).

    Edition populaire et de l’étude, en 33 livraisons a 1 fr. 50 c., total 50 francs en feuilles. Paris : chez Delloye, éditeur, rue des Filles-Saint-Thomas, 5 et 13, place de la Bourse, [c.1835]. Folio, bound in contemporary quarter morocco over marbled boards (rubbed, corners worn), spine with gilt lettering and ornament, unpaginated, all tables and …

  • # 21892

    Great Britain. Meteorological Council

    Meteorological charts of the Southern Ocean between the Cape of Good Hope & New Zealand.

    London : printed for Her Majesty’s Stationery Office by Darling & Son, 1899. Official Publication No. 123. Oblong folio (435 x 495 mm), gilt-lettered flushcut limp cloth, unpaginated, title page; preface by Robert H. Scott, Secretary to the Council; Remarks on the charts by C. W. Baillie, Marine Superintendant; twelve double page colour lithograph charts …

  • # 21887

    [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 …

  • # 21842

    LANE, N[icholas]

    [COOK] A new globe of the earth

    [London] : N. Lane, 1776. Terrestrial pocket globe, 2 ¾ inches in diameter, engraved gores with original hand colour over papier mache and plaster sphere, expertly conserved and waxed, in the original publisher’s shagreen case (no longer a perfect fit), with engraved gores of celestial maps, the lips coloured red, original metal hinge and two …

  • # 14455

    Yamanaka Zensaburo

    [WORLD MAP] Bankokushnghizu

    Japan : (Meiji 14) [1881]. Handcoloured copperplate print, 990 x 700 mm, folding to 130 x 180 mm, some silverfishing and creases with some splitting, both repaired with Japanese tissue. A map of the world on Mercator’s projection by Japanese cartographer Yamanaka Zensaburo. Obviously derived from European sources, it shows the voyages of famous explorers …

  • # 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.

  • # 21272

    Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763.

    Histoire générale des voyages, 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 Onzieme. A Paris : Chez Didot, 1753. [Volume 11 of 16]. Quarto, contemporary full calf, boards, spine with raised bands, gilt ornament and contrasting leather title and volume labels, marbled endpapers, all edges stained red, pp …

  • # 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 …