The World and Polar Regions
Army Orientation Course. / News Map of the Week, Inc., 04-13- 1942. Volume 4, No. 32. Single-sided color poster, sheet 35 x 47 inches, folded to 17 1/2 x 12 inches. Considerable wear along upper edge with some paper loss, a few short edge tears, couple of tears in image... More
Webber (illus). Page (sculp).
No date. Ca. 1800. Copper plate engraving, image 6 1/2 x 5 inches on thick wove paper sheet 10 x 8 inches. Overall toning to sheet, good condition. This is the image of a man of Prince William's Sound, on the east side of the Kenai... More
Webber (illus). Page (sculp).
No date. Ca. 1800. Copper plate engraving, image 6 1/2 x 5 inches on thick wove paper sheet 10 x 8 inches. Scattered light foxing in margins, good condition. This is the image of a woman of Prince William's Sound, on the east side of the... More
No date. Ca. 1650. Copper plate engraved map, uncolored, approx. 5 x 8 inches on sheet 6 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches, very good condition (one small spot at lower right corner of map). 3 insets "Mare Caspium Seu Hyrcanum", "Os Ponti Euxini" and "Os Mediterranei". Text in Latin on verso. More
Bumstead, Albert H. and James M. Darley (mapmakers).
National Geographic Society. 1932. Folding color map, 18 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches, light creasing, good to very good condition. Attractive map showing the explorations and flight to the South Pole of Richard E. Byrd on November 29 1929 and other newly... More
Washington, D.C. Department of Defense. 1953. 3 VOLUMES, color folding map approx. 15 x 14 inches inside rear cover in each volume (same map in each), 4478 pp, 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches, cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Moderate rubbing to exteriors, likely ex-library (lower area of spines rubbed, front pastedowns... More
Lyon, Capt. (illus). Edward Finden (engraved by).
London. John Murray. 1824. Engraving, image 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches on sheet size 8 x 10 1/2 inches. Faint toning to right edge (outside image area); very good, clean condition. A view of a waterfall on the Barrow River, from the... More
Edinburgh. Adam and Charles Black. 1876. Total of 57 tipped in color double and single page maps, MISSING TWELVE MAPS. Three-quarter leather binding with raised bands and gilt lettering and decoration, 18 x 14 inches, all edges gilt. Wear to spine and corner extremities, little paper loss to front free... More
Chicago. Rand McNally & Company. Copyright 1884. 1885. Hard cover atlas, 10.25 x 7 inches, 136pp, featuring single and double-page color maps of the states and territories and single page color maps of the rest of the world: Canada, Europe, Asia, South America, Africa etc. Covers are bumped and abraded;... More
New York. Gaylord Watson. Copyright 1885. Color maps, double-page (tipped in) and single page, color illustrations and graphs, black and white illustrations, decorative endpapers, 250pp, 14 x 11 3/4 inches, decorative embossed cloth covered boards (hardbound). Front and rear hinges split and loose but still attached, covers soiled and rubbed;... More
Gibson, J. (sculp.) et al.
London. D. Henry and R. Cave at St. John's Gate. 1762. Volume XXXII. Bound volume for the year of 1762; 8.75 x 5.25 inches; 3/4 leather binding; title page and preface; 633 pp plus index (listing Essays, Poetry, Names, etc. for the 12 issues). Rear... More
Webber (illus). Page (sculp).
No date. Ca. 1800. Copper plate engraving, image 6 1/2 x 5 inches on thick wove paper sheet 10 x 7 1/2 inches. Scattered foxing, mostly in margins, good condition. This is the image of a man of Nootka Sound, which is on the west coast... More
Webber (illus). Lyddiker (sculp).
No date. Ca. 1800. Copper plate engraving, image 6 1/2 x 5 inches on thick wove paper sheet 10 x 8 inches. Scattered light foxing in image area, heavier along the edge of the sheet, good condition. This is the image of a woman of Nootka... More
London. D. Henry and R. Cave at St. John's Gate. 1757. Volume XXVII. Bound volume in leather binding (spine perished; replaced with fabric, covers badly worn, the front cover and spine separated from the text block.); 8.75 x 5.25 inches; title page and preface; 608 pp including Supplement, followed by... More
Webber, John (after).
London. William Bent. 1784. Half-leather bound volume 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches; 336 pp. plus Supplement (pp. 337-383) and 4 pp. index. Engraved bookplate by I.C. Berndt. Leather spine perished; abrasions to corners and boards; boards loose but holding; title page and first page of July... More
London. Sir Richard Phillips and Co., 1819. 78-96pp, 8 1/8 x 5 1/8 inches, modern plastic strip (velo) binding. Title page, letter to the editor and text sheets only, page 78 has small abraded area and 1/8 inch hole (affecting a minimal amount of text), very good clean condition. Freminville's... More
Tenpo 5. 1834. TWO VOLUMES, 76 double page color woodblock maps (41+35), 10 1/8 x 7 inches (26 x 18 cm), Japanese accordion style binding with decorative embossed paper covers. There is worming to many, but not all, of the pages, occasional light soiling to margins, covers quite worn. This... More
United Press. No date. Ca. 1940s. Pamphlet, 10 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches, unfolding to color map 20 1/4 x 29 inches, additional color maps on verso. Soft crease to lower left corner, 1 inch piece of clear tape to upper left corner (just outside neat line) and 1 inch... More
Jefferys, Thomas (cartographer) et al.
London. D. Henry and R. Cave at St. John's Gate. 1749. Volume XIX. Bound volume in leather binding (leather spine intact but abraded with loss at head and tail, covers detached, corners bumped); 8.75 x 5.25 inches; title page and preface; 599 pp (including Supplement)... More
London. Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme. 1808. Engraved map, outline handcolor, 9 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches on sheet size 10 3/4 x 16 1/4 inches, centrefold as issued. Faint foxing to edges and soft toning along centerfold; very good condition. A fascinating early 19th century view of the... More
Schell and Hogan, from sketches by J.W. Hayward.
New York. Harper's Weekly. 04-16- 1881. Single-page black and white wood engraving, approximately 9 x 13 1/2 inches on sheet size 11 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches, from Harper's Weekly of April 16, 1881. Very good, clean condition. An image showing the barbaric nature of seal hunting. More
Hobart, Tasmania. Tasmanian Government Tourist Bureau. No date. Ca. 1960. Three illustrated brochures (8 ¼ x 5 ¼ inches) promoting tourism in Tasmania. "Presenting Tasmania Jewel of the South Pacific" (16 pp); "Tasmania the Island State of the Australian Commonwealth" (32 pp); "Tasmania Gem of the South" (40 pp). Each... More
Pelton, O. (engraved by).
No date. Ca. 1835. Map, hand colored engraving, 10 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches on sheet size 11 3/4 x 18 3/4 inches, centerfold as issued. Faint scattered soiling. The prejudices of the West laid bare: the "State of Society" of each part of the world... More
Barrass, Clive (mapmaker).
Sydney, Australia. Australian Motorists Petrol Company Ltd. (A.M.P.), WW II Era (1940- 1945). Large brightly colored (British Empire shown in red) world map on sheet size 24 x 40 inches, originally folded now archivally mounted on linen, with text at bottom stating "With the Compliments of Australian... More
Showa 18. 1943. Color map, sheet size 14 3/4 x 21 inches, folding as issued. Light creasing at lower right fold, overall very good, clean condition. Japanese World War II era map of the world with some interesting detail. There are three inset maps of Burma, New Guinea and Adjacent... More