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Selected Maps

Cartographer: Heinrich Berghaus
Title: : Spezial Karte vom Himalaya
Date: 1835      Size: 39 x 27 inches
Published: Weimar
Description: Large, exceptionally detailed map of Northern India around Himachal Pradesh and the Indian Himalayas. Original colour. (SL)
Map Ref: IC1880
Cartographer: Justus Perthes
Title: : Das Thal von Katmandu
Date: 1855      Size: 7 x 8 inches
Published: Gotha
Description: Sketch map of the route to Kathmandu, Nepal as travelled by Prince Waldemar of Prussia during his visit in 1845. At that time, this was the only approved route for foreign visitors. Printed colour.
Map Ref: IC2713
Cartographer: Alexander Keith Johnston
Title: : Himalaya
Date: c. 1880      Size: 10 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: Overview map of the Himalayas, Tibet, and northern India issued by the venerable Scottish firm of A.K. Johnston for the 'Scholar's Edition' of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Printed colour.
Map Ref: IC2808
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Sketch Map of the Glaciers of Kangchenjunga
Date: 1902      Size: 19 x 18 inches
Published: London
Description: A detailed 1902 survey of the glaciers of Kangchenjunga, the 3rd-highest mountain in the world. Compiled by the British geologist Edmund Johnston Garwood. Printed colour.
Map Ref: IC2799
Cartographer: Survey of India
Title: : The Himalaya Mountains and Surrounding Regions
Date: 1920      Size: 55 x 32 inches
Published: Dehra Dun
Description: Rare and extraordinary wall map of the Himalayas published just before the first attempt to climb Everest. Supervised by Col. C.H.D. Ryder. Printed colour. [Folded]
Map Ref: IC2404
Cartographer: Erwin Schneider
Title: : Chomolongma - Mount Everest
Date: 1957      Size: 38 x 30 inches
Published: Vienna
Description: The most detailed map of the approach to Mount Everest from southern Nepal. Printed colour. SL
Map Ref: IC2633
Cartographer: Pradyumna Karan
Title: : The Kingdom of Bhutan
Date: 1965      Size: 54 x 31 inches
Published: Washington, D.C.
Description: Extraordinary wall map of still one of the most mysterious countries in the world, Bhutan. Unusually, it is printed on linoleum, possibly for conservation purposes. Printed colour. [Tube]
Map Ref: IC2504
Cartographer: Vidya Chitr Prakasha
Title: : Nepal Political
Date: 1973      Size: 37 x 27 inches
Published: Delhi
Description: A large wall map of Nepal showing the internal state and district boundaries, road, railways, airports, and other details useful to visitors. A panel of text provides a history of the country. Printed colour.
Map Ref: IC2831
Cartographer: Nepalese Dept. of To
Title: : Kathmandu City
Date: 1974      Size: 26 x 18 inches
Published: Katmandu
Description: Unusual early vintage folding map of Katmandu, issued as a tourist travel guide with notable buildings and landmarks. Printed colour. SL
Map Ref: IC2749
Cartographer: Natraj Tours
Title: : Nepal
Date: 1975      Size: 51 x 27 inches
Published: Kathmandu
Description: An enormous trekking map of Nepal published by Natraj Tours & Travels for hikers and mountain climbers. Roads, trekking routes, tourist spots, and airstrips are marked. Printed colour. [SL]
Map Ref: IC2822
Cartographer: Madhab Lal Maharjan
Title: : Kathmandu Patan
Date: 1986      Size: 19 x 29 inches
Published: Katmandu
Description: Separately issued map detailing attractions for travellers for both Katmandu and directly to its south Patan, now Lalitpur. Printed colour. SL
Map Ref: IC2631