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BAYNTON-WILLIAMS, Roger. [Good general guide to map collecting]
Investing in Maps. London: Barrie & Rockliff, 1969. 4to, cloth & illus. d/w, pp. 160, illustrated throughout. Used.
Good entry-level guide to antique maps. The prices quoted, however, merely show the increase in value of such items! The author, who died in 2011, did much to popularise map collecting.
[Ref: 12661]    £40.00 ($53 • €45 rates)


BAYNTON-WILLIAMS, Roger. [Guide to collecting antiquarian maps]
Investing in Maps. London: Transworld Publishers, 1971. Illus. wrappers, pp. 160, illustrated throughout.
Good entry-level guide to antique maps. The prices quoted, however, merely show the increase in value of such items! The author, who died in 2011, did much to popularise map collecting.
[Ref: 14349]    £30.00 ($40 • €34 rates)


FRENCH, Josephine [Ed.] [Biographical dictionary of mapmakers A-D]
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers. Revised Edition A - D. Tring: Map Collector Publications, 1999. New. Cloth & illus d/w; pp. 408, illus. throughout.
MAPFORUM.COM: Issue 8, reviews, 'indispensable reference tool'.
[Ref: 9789]    £70.00 ($93 • €79 rates)


FRENCH, Josephine [Ed.] [Biographical dictionary of mapmakers E-J]
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers. Revised Edition E-J. Riverside: Early World Press, 2001. New. Cloth & illus d/w; pp. vi + 462, illus. throughout.

[Ref: 9871]    £76.00 ($101 • €86 rates)


SCOTT, Valerie [Ed.] [Biographical dictionary of mapmakers K-P]
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers. Revised Edition K-P. Riverside: Early World Press, 2003. New. Cloth & illus d/w; pp. vi + 472, illus. throughout.

[Ref: 12443]    £76.00 ($101 • €86 rates)


BARBER, Peter & HARPER, Tom. [The cream of the British Library antique map collection]
Magnificent Maps: Power Propaganda and Art. London: British Library, 2010. New. 4to, illus. covers, pp. 176.
An account of the cultural impact of antique maps and ancient cartography, tied in with an important exhibition at the British Library and a BBC television series.
[Ref: 12442]    £20.00 ($27 • €23 rates)


VAN DEN BROECKE, Marcel.P.R. [Carto-bibliography on antique maps by Ortelius]
Ortelius Atlas Maps. An illustrated Guide. Second revised edition. Houten: HES & De Graaf Publishers, 2011. New. 8vo, illus. boards; pp. 708, illustrated throughout.
An invaluable reference book, ideal tool for identifying and dating Ortelius antique maps. A must have for antiquarian map collectors and librarians.
[Ref: 12440]    £70.00 ($93 • €79 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 ($166 • €141 rates)


VAN DUZER, Chet. [Monsters of cartographers' imagination]
Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps. London: The British Library, 2013. New. 4to, pp. 144, profusuely illustrated.
An account of some of the sea monsters found on maps from early manuscripts to printed maps by Ortelius and others.
[Ref: 14007]    £15.00 ($20 • €17 rates)


MANASEK, F.J. [A comprehensive guide to collecting maps]
Collecting Old Maps. Revised and Expanded Edition by Marti Griggs & Curt Griggs. Clarkdale, AZ: Old Maps Press, 2015. Hardback, cloth & illus. dustwrapper; pp. 352, illustrated throughout. New.
A thorough guide to collecting antique maps, including chapters on what is available to the collector, deciphering dealers' descriptions, assessing the quality of a map and caring for a collection. First published in 1998, this second edition has been expanded, with many more illustrations.
[Ref: 17348]    £50.00 ($67 • €56 rates)


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