GULLIVER Rex Whistler's illustrated maps for Gulliver's Travels , Cresset Press London 1934. And illustrations and decorations to Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, New York, undated,10 x 18cms .  

TOP RIGHT Edward Gordon Craig's ex libris plate for his mother Ellen Terry

TOP RIGHT Leslie Wood's illustration Taddlecombe and District

Map of the Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms,Gulliver's Travels (Part Five)
ROBINSON CRUSOE A Map of Robinson Crusoe's Island, from the first edition of Volume III. Dated 1719; See BIBLIOGRAPHICA, Part VI, "Robinson Crusoe and Its Illustrators".


BUCHAN from John Buchan's novel The Island of Sheep first published in 1936

GOREY LEAR THE JUMBLIES measuring 14 x 10cms Edward Gorey's inspired double page spread setting the scene for his illustrated version of Edward Lear's The Jumblies, published in 1968 by Chatto & Windus, measuring 14 x 42 cms. It preceds the titlepage but is not an end paper. It is repeated at the end. "For they'd been to the lakes, and the Torrible Zone,
And the Hills of the Chankly Bore...."

RANSOME Arthur Ransome Missee Lee, Cape, London, 1941 20 x27cms; a children's fictitious adventure set off the coast of China; here with clear colour coded tracks that correspond exactly with the narrative.

SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON Louis Rhead , Illustrations to David Wyss' The Swiss Family Robinson, Harper's New York 1909.

1984 A map that can be viewed from two directions, George Orwell's concept of the world drawn by Josef-Jan Szostak, from R.C.Churchill, A Short History of the Future, published by The Bodley Head 1955.


The advert for the movie.
01 map included in the Cassell edition London c1905, 20.5 x 14 cms.
02 from George Hardie's illustrations to Treasure Island , Armada London 1989, paperback, detail 10 x 7 cms
03 Map included in the Eyre and Spottiswoode edition, illustrated by Mervyn Peake, 1949, virtually copied from the above but with significant changes, 22 x 14.5 cms.
04 Map as frontispiece in the Josef Hochman illustrated edition produced in Czechoslovakia, and published in Britain by Hamlyn in 1967. 24 x 16 cms.

see also 4 illustrators

Sketch of the Locality from The Return of Sherlock Holmes
Anthony Raine Barker, Hidden Gold 1926
John Ryan, Pugwash the Pirate 1961
E.Jeffrey, Long Ripton, home of Toby Twirl 1949, 23 x 40 cms, from Toby Twirl Adventures, c1959
Endpaper from The Jay Book, Humble c1935 US
The Shropshire of Mary Webb
The Wessex of Thomas Hardy
Arthur Ransome's Endpapers
I SPY ANNUAL, endpapers, Pirate Treasure Maps
The Wizard of Oz endpapers, Oz and the countries around Oz
The London of Dickens' Little Dorrit from the Penguin edition
The Dancing Floor, John Buchan, Hodder, 1926
KING SOLOMON'S MINES, map of the route to the Mines, Rider Haggard c1905
The Landscape of Thomas Hardy, illustrated by Donald Maxwell, 1928 (also endpapers)