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  LONDON 
 London Maps 

BARBER, Peter. [A readable study of London maps]
London: A History in Maps. London: London Topographical Society in association with the British Library, 2012. Oblong 4to, cloth & illus. d/w, pp. viii + 380, profusely illustrated. New.
A fascinating look at the history of London through maps and views, both prints and manuscript. The author has been head of Maps and Topographical Views at the British Library since 2001.
[Ref: 17368]    £30.00 ($38 • €33 rates)


BARBER, Peter. [A readable study of London maps]
London: A History in Maps. London: London Topographical Society in association with the British Library, 2012. Oblong 4to, cloth & illus. d/w, pp. viii + 380, profusely illustrated. New.
A fascinating look at the history of London through maps and views, both prints and manuscript. The author has been head of Maps and Topographical Views at the British Library since 2001.
[Ref: 18272]    £30.00 ($38 • €33 rates)


WHITFIELD, Peter. [The history of London in maps and prints]
London: A Life in Maps. New Edition. London: British Library, 2017. Illustrated wrappers, pp. 224, illustrated throughout. New.
The history of London is vividly illustrated by maps that have been drawn and published over the past 500 years, covering the devastation of the Great Fire; the emergence of the West End as a place of fashion; the building of the docks; the coming of the railway age & the impact of two World Wars. A new, enlarged edition of a book first published in 2006.
[Ref: 17638]    £15.00 ($19 • €17 rates)


WHITFIELD, Peter. [The history of London in maps and prints]
London: A Life in Maps. New Edition. London: British Library, 2017. Illustrated wrappers, pp. 224, illustrated throughout. New.
The history of London is vividly illustrated by maps that have been drawn and published over the past 500 years, covering the devastation of the Great Fire; the emergence of the West End as a place of fashion; the building of the docks; the coming of the railway age & the impact of two World Wars. A new, enlarged edition of a book first published in 2006.
[Ref: 17639]    £15.00 ($19 • €17 rates)


WHITFIELD, Peter. [The history of London in maps and prints]
London: A Life in Maps. New Edition. London: British Library, 2017. Illustrated wrappers, pp. 224, illustrated throughout. New.
The history of London is vividly illustrated by maps that have been drawn and published over the past 500 years, covering the devastation of the Great Fire; the emergence of the West End as a place of fashion; the building of the docks; the coming of the railway age & the impact of two World Wars. A new, enlarged edition of a book first published in 2006.
[Ref: 17640]    £15.00 ($19 • €17 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 
 Road Maps 

OGILBY, John. [Facsimile of Ogilby's 'Britannia' road atlas]
Britannia Vol 1. or an Illustration of ye Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales By a Geographical or Historical Description of the Principal Roads. London: Arthur Duckham, 1939. Oblong 4to, original cloth gilt; descriptive label on front pastedown; pp. (7)+101 facsimile road maps. A few signs of age.
A facsimile of Europe's first printed road atlas, originally published 1675, with a general map and 100 plates of the roads of England and Wales, shown as strip maps on trompe l'oeil scrolls. When Duckham's original copy of the Britannia came up at auction it was described as the only known example in contemporary colour.
[Ref: 18243]    £48.00 ($61 • €54 rates)


  EUROPE 
 Scandinavia 

GINSBERG, William B. [Reference Book on Scandinavia]
Printed Maps of Scandinavia and the Arctic 1482-1601. Septentrionalium Press, 2006. New. Cloth & illus. d/w. pp. 214.
The first in-depth book to deal with the early mapping of Scandinavia and the far North, embellished with more than 180 illustrations. An essential reference book for those with an interest in early printing, the development of cartography and early polar exploration. Shipping within the UK is £10. Please email us if delivery is elsewhere.
[Ref: 18772]    £60.00 ($76 • €67 rates)


  BOOKS 
 Reference Books 

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 ($38 • €33 rates)


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 ($64 • €56 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 ($25 • €22 rates)


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