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  WORLD 
 World Maps 

ARMITAGE, Geoff & BAYNTON-WILLIAMS, Ashley. [Detailed study of British world maps]
The World at their Fingertips: Eighteenth-Century British Two-Sheet Double-Hemisphere World Maps. Vaduz: Sylvia Ioannou Foundation; & London: British Library, 2012. Oblong 4to, cloth & illus. d/w, pp. 262, profusely illustrated. New.
A look at large-format double-hemisphere world maps, with facinating background detail about the London map trade.
[Ref: 13577]    £45.00 ($59 • €51 rates)


  BOOKS 
 Reference Books 

BAYNTON-WILLIAMS, Ashley & Miles. [Large-format reference book on antiquarian war maps]
Maps of War. London: Quercus, 2007. New. Large 4to, cloth & illus. d/w. Signed by Miles Baynton-Williams. As new.
A large book (44cm high!), profusely-illustrated guide to printed battle maps published contemporary to the events they describe, from the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh in 1547 to the Boer war at the end of the C19th. Conflicts on land and sea include Drake's raids in the Americas, the Spanish Armada, the Jacobite Rebellion, the American War of Independence, the Napoleonic Wars, with Nelson's victories at the Battle of the Nile and Trafalgar, the Crimean War and the American Civil War. Be warned that shipment of this large book will be expensive!
[Ref: 18389]    £50.00 ($66 • €57 rates)


WORMS, Laurence & BAYNTON-WILLIAMS, Ashley. [A dictionary of British map engravers]
British Map Engravers: A Dictionary of Engravers, Lithographers and the Principal Employers to 1850. London: Rare Book Society, 2011. New. Royal 8vo, blue buckram with illus. d/w; pp. xxxii+744, profusely illustrated.
An illustrated dictionary of well over 1,500 members of the map-trade in the British Isles from the beginnings until the mid nineteenth century, including all the known engravers and lithographers, all the known globemakers and retailers, the principal mapsellers and publishers, the key cartographers, the makers of map-based games and puzzles, and others. A labour of love: compiled over quarter-of-a-century.
[Ref: 12484]    £125.00 ($164 • €142 rates)


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