A Selection of our Most Interesting Items
MERCATOR. Map of China.
Original copper engraved map with hand colour from Volume II of Gerard Mercator's "Atlas or a Geographicke Description of the Regions Countries or Kingdomes of the World," as published by Hondius c.1636. 365 x 475 mm.
With image of crucifixion, sea monsters and showing part of the North West coast of America in top right corner.
NORTHFIELD, James. Mount Macedon, Victoria Australia.
Original lithograph with colour, as published by Victoria Railways Australia, printed by Queen City printers, c.1930. 1010 x 635 mm.
The Mount Macedon Memorial Cross structure was established by early resident William Cameron in 1935 as a memorial to his son and those who died in World War I.
FINDLAY, Alexander George. A Directory for the Navigation of the Indian Ocean, with Descriptions of its Coasts, Islands, etc., from the Cape of Good Hope to the Strait of Sunda and Western Australia, including also the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; the Winds, Monsoons, and currents, and the Passages from Europe to its various Ports. Fourth Edition.
London, Richard Holmes Laurie, 1882.
8vo. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt and ornamented in blind; pp. xiv, [2, addenda], [xv]-xxxviii, 1304, 6, , numerous folding maps and charts; wear to binding, internally, apart…
Diderot on Real Tennis
DIDEROT, Denis. Paumier.
Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Plates vol. 8 (1771)
Folio, 253 x 393mm. 2 pages of descriptive text & 9 loose plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good.The nine plates and descriptive text for the…
BLAKE, William. Blake Trust: William Blake's Watercolour Inventions in Illustration of The Grave by Robert Blair.
William Blake Trust, 2009.
Folio (37.3 ? 27 cm). Bound in gilt-lettered quarter deep scarlet calf over black moiré silk covered boards, deep scarlet leather label blocked in gilt to the centre of the upper board…