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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. A special discounted price for Christmas: usually £50
This item is currently on reserve


VAN DUZER, Chet. [Monsters of cartographers' imagination]
Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps. London: The British Library, 2014. New. 4to, illustrated wrappers; pp. 144, profusely illustrated.
An account of some of the sea monsters found on maps from early manuscripts to printed maps by Ortelius and others.
[Ref: 18246]    £15.00 ($21 • €17 rates)


VAN DUZER, Chet. [Monsters of cartographers' imagination]
Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps. London: The British Library, 2014. New. 4to, illustrated wrappers; pp. 144, profusely illustrated.
An account of some of the sea monsters found on maps from early manuscripts to printed maps by Ortelius and others.
[Ref: 18244]    £15.00 ($21 • €17 rates)


VAN DUZER, Chet. [Monsters of cartographers' imagination]
Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps. London: The British Library, 2014. New. 4to, illustrated wrappers; pp. 144, profusely illustrated.
An account of some of the sea monsters found on maps from early manuscripts to printed maps by Ortelius and others.
[Ref: 18245]    £15.00 ($21 • €17 rates)


BROOKE-HITCHING, Edward. ['The Greatest Myths, Lies and Blunders on Maps'.]
The Phantom Atlas. London: Simon & Schuster, 2016. 4to, cloth & illustrated d/w, pp. 256, profusely illustrated. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. New.
A very readable list of some of the anomalies on maps, some accidental, some fraudulent, from the history of cartography. Many of the examples are illustrated from our library of images.
[Ref: 17290]    £25.00 ($34 • €28 rates)


BROOKE-HITCHING, Edward. ['The Greatest Myths, Lies and Blunders on Maps'.]
The Phantom Atlas. London: Simon & Schuster, 2016. 4to, cloth & illustrated d/w, pp. 256, profusely illustrated. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. New.
A very readable list of some of the anomalies on maps, some accidental, some fraudulent, from the history of cartography. Many of the examples are illustrated from our library of images.
[Ref: 17289]    £25.00 ($34 • €28 rates)


BROOKE-HITCHING, Edward. ['The Greatest Myths, Lies and Blunders on Maps'.]
The Phantom Atlas. London: Simon & Schuster, 2016. 4to, cloth & illustrated d/w, pp. 256, profusely illustrated. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. New.
A very readable list of some of the anomalies on maps, some accidental, some fraudulent, from the history of cartography. Many of the examples are illustrated from our library of images.
[Ref: 17406]    £25.00 ($34 • €28 rates)


BROOKE-HITCHING, Edward. ['The Greatest Myths, Lies and Blunders on Maps'.]
The Phantom Atlas. London: Simon & Schuster, 2016. 4to, cloth & illustrated d/w, pp. 256, profusely illustrated. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. New.
A very readable list of some of the anomalies on maps, some accidental, some fraudulent, from the history of cartography. Many of the examples are illustrated from our library of images.
[Ref: 17405]    £25.00 ($34 • €28 rates)


HARPER, Tom. [A readable account of 20th century maps]
Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line. London: British Library, 2016. 4to, cloth and illustrated d/w; pp. 256, profusely illustrated. New.
A book accompanying an exhibition at the British Library, where the author is Lead Curator of Antiquarian Maps. It covers political, satirical, military, advertising and tourist maps
[Ref: 18252]    £40.00 ($55 • €45 rates)


HARPER, Tom. [A readable account of 20th century maps]
Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line. London: British Library, 2016. 4to, cloth and illustrated d/w; pp. 256, profusely illustrated. New.
A book accompanying an exhibition at the British Library, where the author is Lead Curator of Antiquarian Maps. It covers political, satirical, military, advertising and tourist maps
[Ref: 18248]    £40.00 ($55 • €45 rates)


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