Oceania [Dupont Only]
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Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
Adelaide [S. Aust.]: R. E. E. Rogers, Government Printer, 1922-1928. First Edition. Octavo, , 113, , , 117, , , 116, , , 118, , , 119, , , 121, , 122, ; G; bound in half gray/green buckram, cardboard boards, black titling to spine; with most of the original wraps, lacking only the front wrap for 1928.; containing the years 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, and 1928.; ex-library, with all usual markings, including stamps, bookplate, and perforated stamps; Library of the United States Department of Agriculture.; 10 x 7 x 4.5 cm, gatherings in eight, so bibliographically an octavo, although practically it's a 32mo.; scarce; shelved case 9.
London: John Murray, 1847. First British Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii, 321 pages; VG; bound in contemporary half-burgundy calf, marbled boards, rebacked with modern burgundy cloth, gilt titling to spine; mild wear and rubbing to boards; lacking terminal ads. BAL 13655: State C of page 209, no priority; frontispiece map.; WD consignment; shelved case 2.
Auckland: Hodder and Stoughton, 1991. First Edition. Octavo; 320 pages; VG-/G+; Beige spine with Black and Red text; Fully bound in Black cloth with Red text; Dustjacket protected by mylar covering, minor edgewear and shelfwear, small open tear along head edge of front cover; Boards have minor edgewear, bumping to bottom corners of both covers; Textblock clean; Shelved in Oceania.