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  GLOBES 

SUMIRA, Sylvia. The Art and History of Globes. A profusely-illustrated guide to old globes New.
A well-written guide to globes, with detailed descriptions of examples from 1492 to the end of the nineteenth century.
[Ref: 14996]    £30.00 ($37 • €35 rates)


  WORLD 
 World Maps 

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: 13577]    £45.00 ($56 • €53 rates)


  AMERICA 

BURDEN, Philip D. [Fine reference for the mapping of North America]
The Mapping of North America II 612 pages, 270 x 365 mm., bound in burgundy cloth with colour dustjacket. With 12 + 364 map entries, 12 colour plates and 392 black and white photographs
An essential reference work for collectors, dealers, institutions and researchers. The Mapping of North America II continues on from the first volume in documenting the printed cartographic record of the discovery of the continent from 1670 to 1700. Much has been written on the printed word in relation to America, and many works exist on the cartography of it. None however has attempted to comprehensively detail every known printed map. By 1670 European knowledge of the outline of the continent of North America varied considerably. Through the period of this book knowledge of its coastline and interior river system would improve immensely. Maps are one of the most fascinating media. They condense into one document an immense amount of information. Each map in this book is discussed in detail, with a description of both its publication and background history, including those of the cartographers, printers and publishers involved. The complicated network of sources is revealed and, if any explorations are recorded, a description of these is included too. Lastly, but by no means least, each entry is accompanied by a photograph.
[Ref: 7549]    £175.00 ($217 • €205 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 ($31 • €29 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.
This item is currently on reserve


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 ($37 • €35 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 ($74 • €70 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: 16050]    £90.00 ($112 • €105 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.
[Ref: 12661]    £40.00 ($50 • €47 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 ($37 • €35 rates)


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