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  WORLD 
 World Maps 

SHIRLEY, R.W. [Indispensible reference on World maps]
The Mapping of the World: Early Printed Maps 1472-1700. London:The Holland Press, 1987. Folio, cloth & d/w; pp. 669 profusely illustrated. Spine faded, otherwise in excellent condition.
The 1987 edition of this weighty tome. This cartobibliographical study illustrates how the world map developed from the earliest years of printing in the 1470s up to the turn of the seventeenth century.
[Ref: 18161]    £475.00 ($604 • €539 rates)


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: 19548]    £45.00 ($57 • €51 rates)


  ASIA 
 Japan 

HUBBARD, Jason. [An important new cartobibliography of Japan]
Japoniæ Insulæ: The Mapping of Japan. Historical Introduction and Cartobibliography of European Printed Maps of Japan to 1800. Amsterdam: HES & De Graaf. 2012. Large 4to, blue cloth and illus. d/w; pp. 444, profusely illustrated in colour. New.
An extensive examination of European maps of Japan, building on the work that the author did with Lutz Walter on 'Japan: A Cartographic Vision' in 1994. Nearly two decades of further research have multiplied the number of maps listed and illustrated, with extensive notes on editions and states, producing a reference that is unlikely to be surpassed.
[Ref: 19480]    £160.00 ($203 • €181 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 
 English Counties 

KINGSLEY, David. [Bibliography of maps of Sussex]
Printed Maps of Sussex 1575-1900. Lewes: Sussex Record Society, 1982. 8vo, cloth & d/w; pp. xxxvii + 439, 40 half-tone plates. With loose corrigenda slip. Spine of d/w faded.
A collector's list of his maps, one of the most comprehensive examinations of a county's maps.
[Ref: 8084]    £25.00 ($32 • €28 rates)


  LONDON 
 London Maps 

WHITFIELD, Peter. [A history of London through maps]
London: A Life in Maps. London: British Library, 2006. New. 4to, illus. covers, pp.208.
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.
[Ref: 12441]    £20.00 ($25 • €23 rates)


GARLAND, Ken. [The history of London's iconic Tube map]
Mr Beck's Underground Map. Harrow: Capital Transport Publishing, 2008. Illustrated boards, pp. 80, illustrated. New.
The story behind Henry Beck's 'electric circuit' map of the London Underground,
[Ref: 18255]    £12.95 ($16 • €15 rates)


GARLAND, Ken. [The history of London's iconic Tube map]
Mr Beck's Underground Map. Harrow: Capital Transport Publishing, 2008. Illustrated boards, pp. 80, illustrated. New.
The story behind Henry Beck's 'electric circuit' map of the London Underground,
[Ref: 18254]    £12.95 ($16 • €15 rates)


GARLAND, Ken. [The history of London's iconic Tube map]
Mr Beck's Underground Map. Harrow: Capital Transport Publishing, 2008. Illustrated boards, pp. 80, illustrated. New.
The story behind Henry Beck's 'electric circuit' map of the London Underground,
[Ref: 18253]    £12.95 ($16 • €15 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: 18271]    £30.00 ($38 • €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: 18270]    £30.00 ($38 • €34 rates)


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