CABINET OF DISCOVERIES

MUC 002 A Complete Map of the Southern Continent

by on May.01, 2012, under Planispheres

A Complete Map of the Southern Continent Australia including Van Diemens Land and New Zealand as mapped by Tasman.

With ornate cartouche and two blocks of text.  By Emmanuel Bowen (after Thevenot) From John Harris, Navigatium atque Iternerantium Bibliotheca, London 1744

Image size 372x489mm(14 5/8 x18 7/8 in)

Uncoloured. Good condition. Right hand bottom corner of margin missing (with no loss of printed surface) Skilful repairs to bottom margin. Left margins skillfully reinforced. No text on verso

$A4000


MAE 014 Tabula Indiae Orientalis et Regnorum Adjacentium.

by on Apr.29, 2012, under Asia, East Indies with Australia, South East Asia

 Tabula Indiae Orientalis et Regnorum Adjacentium.

By Jan van Braam & G. onder den Linden. From Francois Valentijn’s Oude en neu Oost Indien 1724-26. Tooley 1268.

507 x 677 mm.

Full contemporary colouring. Good condition with minor soiling and marginal fraying; paper slightly brittle.

$A3750


MAS 016 Moluccae Insulae Celeberimae

by on Apr.26, 2012, under Asia, South East Asia

 

Moluccae Insulae Celeberimae

Engraved antique map by Guiliem Blaeu  1640. Coversthe Moluccas Islands, the fabled spice islands of the East Indies (off the coast of Halmahera, Indonesia)

375x486mm

Gorgeous original  colour. Condition: very good  few insignificant brown spots, some creases at centrefold, repaired wormhold at margins

 

$A1000



MAI 021 Royaume du Grand Mogol..

by on Oct.09, 2009, under Asia, South Asia

MAI  021 India vander Aa

Royaume du Grand Mogol..

Antique engraved map of northern India from Golconda to Afghanistan and eastwards to Bengal, by Pierre vander Aa, Leiden c1740.

290 x 347 mm

Original outline hand colour; condition good with a clean bright impression. Faint yellow stain in centre; a repair to the lower margin has caused some creasing,   $A225


MAI 014 Sinus Gangeticus; vulgo Golfo di Bengala

by on Oct.09, 2009, under Asia, South Asia

Sinus Gangeticus; vulgo Golfo di Bengala

Antique engraved map of the Bay of Bengal, showing Ceylon, the east coast of India, the whole of Burma and the west coast of the Malay peninsula.  North oriented to the right.  Published by Pieter Schenk and Gerard Valk from the plate by Joannes Janssonius ca.1700.

530 x 460 mm.

Figurative cartouche and scale of miles uncoloured, the map in full original colour. Very good condition ( the discoloration on the centerfold is exaggerated in the photo).

$A 1200


MAI 013 Carte des Indes et de la Chine

by on Oct.09, 2009, under Asia, South Asia

MAI 013 Indes et Chine

Carte des Indes et de la Chine

Antique engraved map of India and China by Guillaume de L’isle from an atlas by Covens and Mortier c 1720.  Includes all of south, east and south-east Asia. 

600 x 620 mm

Uncoloured; very good condition, cut close to plate-mark and folds as bound. Minor reinforcement of centre fold.  $A 1200


MAI 012 Indien & Inner-Asien

by on Oct.09, 2009, under Asia, South Asia

MEU PH

Indien & Inner-Asien in 2 Blaettern

Antique engraved map of India by A Petermann, plate number 63 from Stieler’s Hand-atlas published by Justius Perthes, Gotha 1875. Includes the whole Indian subcontinent from Sindh to the Burmese border, with inset maps of Bombay (Mumbai), Calcutta and Madras (Chennai) and Galle Point, with all the administrative sub-divisions, princely states shown. 

345 x 415 mm

Lithographed colour; condition very good, light overall browning.   $A 175


MAI 010 Vorder Indien 1:8,000,000

by on Oct.09, 2009, under Asia, South Asia

MAI 010

Vorder Indien  1:8,000,000

Antique engraved map of India by H Kiepert; plate number 29 from Neuer Handatlas published by Reimer, Berlin 1866.  Includes insert maps of the progressive colonisation of India, 1756-1856.

550 x 440 mm

Original hand-coloured outlines and shadings; condition very good to excellent .  $A 200


MAI 009 Der Sihkstaat

by on Oct.09, 2009, under Asia, South Asia

MAI 009 Sikh State

MAI  009 Stieler Sihk Staat close up

Der Sihkstaat
Antique engraved map of the Punjab, India from an atlas by Carl Flemming of c1885. Shows the subcontinent from Peshawar to Bikaner.

313 x 40 3mm.

Original outline colour; condition very good, marginal browning.  $A 120


MAI 007 Insula Ceilon olim Taprobana; Carte de l’Isle de Ceylan

by on Oct.09, 2009, under Asia, South Asia, South East Asia

MAI  007 del'Isle Ceylon

Insula Ceilon olim Taprobana; Carte de l’Isle de Ceylan.

Antique engraved map of Sri Lanka by Guillaume de l’Isle from an atlas by Covens & Mortier, c1730. 

462 x 567 mm

Original outline hand colour; condition very good, slightly browned outer edges and a slit at the centre fold joined with conservation tape. $A800