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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 ($40 • €34 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 ($40 • €34 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 ($20 • €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 ($20 • €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 ($20 • €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 ($64 • €55 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.
[Ref: 16643]    £60.00 ($80 • €68 rates)


 Norway 

GINSBERG, William B. [Reference book on the mapping of Norway]
Maps and Mapping of Norway 1602-1855. New York: Septentrionalium Press, 2009. New. Cloth & illus. d/w. pp. 317.
The first in-depth book to deal with the mapping of Norway, a companion book to the Author's 'Printed Maps of Scandinavia and the Arctic 1482-1601'.
[Ref: 17923]    £90.00 ($121 • €103 rates)


  BOOKS 
 Reference Books 

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.
This item is currently on reserve


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.
This item is currently on reserve


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