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Category: All Categories: Maps and Atlases: Maps and Map Making
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1.
Androit, Laurie  
Guide to U. S. Government Maps: Geologic and Hydrologic Maps Preliminary Edition

Publisher: Documents Index McLean, VA 1978.
brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The book contains over 5,800 entries w/entries and annotations taken from teh cumulative volumes of publications of the Geological Survey, 1879-1961 and 1962-1970, annual supplements for 1971 through 1976, and the monthly lists of New Publications of the Geological Survey from January 1962 through December 1977. The book contains the following series: coal investigations maps, geophysical investigations maps, geologic quadrangle maps, hydrologic investigations atlases, miscellaneous geologic investigations maps, Missouri Basin studies maps, miscellaneous field studies maps, special maps (monographs), mineral investigations resource maps, oil and gas investigations charts, oil and gas investigations maps, mineral p[reliminary strategic maps and hydrologic unit maps. No Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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2.
Berthon, Simon & Andrew Robinson.  
The Shape of the World {The Mapping and Discovery of the Earth}.

Publisher: [London] George Philip [1991].
192 p., index, illustrations throughout, many in color, many digital images; 28.5 cm.; Accompanying volume to the BBC series and an imaginative, documented presentation of the discovery of the planet and its mapping. Contents include Heaven & Earth; Imperial Visions; Secrets of the East; Old Worlds, New Worlds; Triangles & Theodolites; Freedom of the Oceans; Measuring India; Opening Up America; Pictures of the Planet; Chronology. Stock# 39,105x. Fine, color pictorial dj; new.

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3.
Black, Jeannette D., 1909-1983  
Early Maps and Their Uses. An Exhibition Illustrating Some of the Practical Uses Found for Maps in Daily Life
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Publisher: Providence, RI, John Carter Brown Library, 1963.
15 leaves. Reproduced from typescript. Exhibition opened by Alexander O. Vietor at the annual meeting of the Associates of the John Carter Brown Library, Brown University, May 17, 1963. Describes 58 maps. Stock#L-311. Vg, cover browned / stapled.

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4.
Black, Jeremy  
Maps And History Constructing Images of the Past

Publisher: Yale Iniversity Press, 1997.
267 p. illus. 'Historical atlases offer an understanding of the past which is invaluable to historians, not only because they convey a previous age's sense of space and distance but also because they reveal what historians and educators of those periods thought important to inclue or omit.' This book is largely about historiograpy and about the 20th century. Stock #100,105. Fine/fine. Cartography Geography

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5.
Brown, Lloyd A.  
The Story of Maps

Publisher: N.Y., Dover, 1979.
xix, 397 p., 86 illus., 23.5 cm. First published in 1949, Lloyd Brown's history is still the one to read. Stock# 32,077. Fine/ soft covers

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6.
Bygott, John  
An Introduction To Mapwork and Practical Geography Sixth Edition

Publisher: London, University Tutorial Press, 1957.
London, University Tutorial Press, 1957. viii, 259 p. First published , 1934. On how to read maps and how to make them. Stock #26859. Vg/ d jsoiled, some tears. Cartography

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7.
Calder, Nigel.  
Timescale. An Atlas of the Fourth Dimension.

Publisher: Viking, NY [1983].
288 p., index, illus. incl. color. "...close attention to sequence and timing helps to sort out causes and effects surrounding particular events and allows the reader to assess... the quality of the accounts on offer. ...The heart of this book is the timescale and the accompanying narrative, on pages 98-191, where significant events that occurred between the origin of the universe and the present are put in order by the best available dates, and described and linked by concise explanations. ...the present overview tours the sciences and considers the frame of mind appropriate to modern timescale making." Dj; VG. Artwork on front of jacket by Geoff Goode. Stock#22480.

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8.
Chubb, Thomas (text) : Sprent, F.P. (introduction):  
The Printed Maps in the Atlases of Great Britain and Ireland, a bibliography. 1579-1870

Publisher: London, The Homeland Association Ltd., 1927. (1st Edition).
xvii + 479pp (inc subscribers list) + 32pp b/w map illustrations. Introduction by F.P.Sprent . A standard reference work, highly sought after by map collectors. This book lists the maps in chronological order...any person interested in the county maps of England will probably have already some of the excellent books written, at an earlier date, by Thomas Chubb. Bound in green cloth, minor shelf wear, with gilt title lettering to spine, and black lettering to front cover, a good tight copy, with only a few very light foxing spots : pages bright with text clear. A most attractive copy. Very good cond. 10 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches

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9.
Clarke, John O. E., and Jeremy Black  
Joyas de la Cartografia : 100 Ejemplos de Como la Cartografia Definio, Modifico y Aprehendio el Mundo

Publisher: Parragon Publishing; Bath, England: 2006.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Hardcover 256 pages; Square Folio 31 cm; SPANISH text. Large format. Brown pictorial boards, brown endpapers, index, bibliography, main text in 2 columns, over 100 beautiful high-quality full-color illustrations, including many ancient, historical and obsolete maps, all with detailed captions. Glossy throughout. ; Isbn 1405481331. Introduction by Jeremy Black. History of mapmaking around the world. ; Minor shelfwear to tips. No jacket. No other defects. Scarce in hardcover.

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10.
Cortazzi, Hugh.  
Isles of Gold: Antique Maps of Japan.

Publisher: New York: Weatherhill, 1983..
First Edition ISBN: 0834801841 Quarto, about 11.75 inches (30 cm) tall, in gilt stamped medium brown cloth. 177 pages illustrated by 92 maps including several foldouts with informative captions, large folding map held by a ribbon at rear. An impressive production with most of the maps in color. The book is clean, bright and unworn. The jacket is unfaded and crisp with a hint of edgewear. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 54.05 CAD 55.31 EUR 36.36 GBP 30.12 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 500.00 

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11.
Crane, Nicholas, Illustrated by: Illustrations & Photos  
Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company New York, NY 2003.
xiii, 348 pp, quarterbound w/yel papercovered boards w/maroon papercovered spine, dj cream-brown-yel-green w/color illustrated frontpanel of world map. Gerard Mercator lived through the era of intellectual and scientific expansion. Among those fueling this progressd were the cartographers who sifted through the constant flow of information and evidence to create ever more accurate pictures of the planet. The early navigation charts used by sailors did not account for the fact that the world was round. Mercator solved the dimensional riddle that had vexed cosmographers for so long. First American Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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12.
David M. Stewart Museum.  
The Discovery of the World: Maps of the Earthand the cosmos from the David M. Stewart Collection.

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Canada: The Museum / Distributed by the University of Chicago Press, 1985..
87 p. : illus. (some col.), maps, 27 cm. Published also in French. Texts by Mrs. Elizabeth Hale. Bibliography: p. 86. "Index of cartographers": p. 87. In praise of cartography / by M. Yves Berger 911-12 p.); Map-making and geography traced in the David M. Stewart Collection / by Dr. Helen Wallis (17-23 p.) French cartographers of the 17th and 18th centuries / by Mme. Monique Pelletier (29-31 p.). Stock# 38,918. Vg/ no dj.

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13.
Fordham, Herbert George, Sir, 1854-1929.  
Studies in Carto-Bibliography, British and French, and in the bibliography of itineraries and road-books.

Publisher: Mansfield Centre, Ct., Martino, 2005.
x, 180 p. 2 plates, 1 illus., 2 facsim., map. 23 cm. Reprint of the Clarendon Press ed., Oxford, 1914.. Bibliography: p. 169-174. Fine, new from publisher (1423)

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14.
Fuller, R. (Richard) Buckminster, b. 1895. Mace, Margaret. Lacey, Cynthia. Hoffman, Carl. Peebles, Truman. McSweeney, J.  
Fluid Geography
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Publisher: American Neptune Inc., Salem, Mass. [Southworth-Anthoensen Press, Portland], 1944.
Article in 'The American Neptune', April 1944 (Vol. IV, No. 2), pp. 119-136, with folding plate 50 x 63 cm. 'World Map On Dymaxion Projection. By Richard Buckminster Fuller and Margaret Mace, A.M., Associate. Assisted by: Cynthia Lacey, Carl O. Hoffman, Truman F. Peebles, James McSweeney.' 'The map opposite page 120, which is the primary exhibit of this article, was invented for this purpose ['as a precise means for seeing the world from the dynamic, cosmic, and comprehensive viewpoint'], and while it is certain to be bettered by subsequent inventions, it is for the moment the most reliable comprehensive projection, in that it describes the earth's surface with the minimum total score of distortions from the many well-known geometrical processes inherent in translation of the angle and scale information from a spherical to a flat surface.' This is the stated 'First edition published by The American Neptune', but according to his footnote in this article it is Fuller's fourth attempt at a comprehensive world map. Stock#OB410.

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15.
Greenhood, David  
Down to Earth: Mapping for Everybody

Publisher: NY, Holiday House, 1944.
5 p.l., 262 p., b/w illus.; 28.5 cm. Illustrations by Ralph Graeter. Stock# 33,320. Good+, covers soiled/ no dj.

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16.
Harley, J. B. (John Brian), 1932-1991  
George Wahington Map-Maker

Publisher: [London], Geographical Magazine, [1976].
pp588-594. maps, illus..28 cm. From Geographical Magazine 48 (1976). George Washington, 1732-1799, as a young man souught to be a surveyor and mapmaker. Inscribed to Jeanette [Black] (of the JCB) by Brian. Stock# 42,005. Vg / offprint.

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17.
Harley, J. B. (John Brian), 1932-1991. [Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839]  
Atlas Maker for Independent America.

Publisher: [London], Geographical Magazine, 1977.
pp. 766-771. maps, illus.; 28 cm. Popular biography of Mathew Carey, 1760-1839. From Geographical Magazine 49 (1977). Inscribed to Jeannette [Black] (of the JCB) by Brian. Stock#41004. Vg / offprint.

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18.
Hindle, Paul:  
Maps for Historians

Publisher: Chichester, Phillimore & Co Ltd., 1998. (1st Edition).
148pp with nearly 100 b/w illus, extensive bibliography and indexes. "Dr Hindle describes the different types of map produced, explains what they were intended to show and , most importantly, where to find them. From the earliest cartographic depictions of Britain, he follows the development of the map from Saxton's county plans through to the Ordnance Survey. Estate plans, enclosure and tithe maps, town plans and transport maps are all described and illustrated in the context of their relevance to all users of historic maps. Nearly one hundred illustrations support the text, showing examples of every type of map discussed and demonstrating the rich variety of ways in which maps represent a source of historical evidence." Very good cond : very good cond d/w. 10 x 7 1/2 inches

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19.
Jackson, Jack, Illustrated by: Maps  
Flags Along the Coast : Charting the Gulf of Mexico, 1519-1759: a Reappraisal

Publisher: The Book Club of Texas Austin, TX 1995.
225 pp, quarterbound w/maroon cloth covered spine w/cream pastedown label, front and rear covers cream w/grey illustrations, #301 of 350 cc's. The tale of two maps: the impact of Enriquez Barroto/Bisente maps on the Gulf of Mexico on European cartography in the early eighteenth century. The book contains two parts w/part I dealing w/Spanish exploration of the Gulf that culminated in the 1686-1687 mapping done by Juan Enriquez Barroto. Part II examines the cartographic work of a French engineer in Louisiana, Valentin Devin. MBTB #51 Limited/Numbered No Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall Limited & Numbered Edition

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20.
Short, John Rennie:  
Representing the Republic, Mapping the United States 1600-1900

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books Ltd., 2001 (1st Edition).
256pp with 64 b/w illus. " (This book) provides an intriguing account of the mapping of America from its original colonial origins to 1900. The most significant maps and mapmakers are discussed in a survey that begins with the first European mappings of New Netherlands in the early seventeenth century and concludes with the Rand McNally atlases of the 1890's" Fine cond : fine cond d/w. 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches

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21.
Skelton, R. A., Thomas E. Marston, George D. Painter  
The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation, with a Foreword by Alexander O. Vietor

Publisher: Yale UP [Third printing, December 1965].
xii, [1] p., V facsimile plates, 291 p., indexes, maps & charts (some folding); 30 cm. Contents include The Manuscript: History and Description, by Thomas E. Marston; Facsimiles of the Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation; The Tartar Relation Edited, with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary, by George D. Painter; The Vinland Map by R. A. Skelton; The Tartar Relation and the Vinland Map: An Interpretation, by George D. Painter; and a bibliography. Although it was subsequently established that the ink used to draw the map could not have been made before 1920, the ink in the other two works, and the parchment and paper in all three works, were found to date from about 1440, as had been previously believed. Stock# 39,105. Vg, lightly mottled red covers, spine stamped in maroon & gold; a little shelfwear/ no dj. Exploration, discovery, cartography, paleohistory.

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22.
Stuart, Edwin R.  
Map Reading and Topographical Sketching.

Publisher: McGraw Hill Book Company New York.
CR 1918, title page date 1918, 139 pages. Brown covers with gilt lettering, owner's name on all edge papers, stamped. Maps, diagrams, charts. First Edition, 6th Impression Hard Cover

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23.
Tyacke, Sarah:  
London Map-Sellers 1660-1720 : a selection of advertisements for maps placed in the London Gazette 1668-1719 with biographical notes on the map-sellers

Publisher: Tring, Map Collector Publications Ltd., 1978. (1st Edition).
xxvii + 160pp with b/w frontispiece, 17 b/w plates and folding map showing the location of the map-sellers 1660-1720. The books full title is "London Map-Sellers 1660-1720 : a selection of advertisements for maps placed in the London Gazette 1668-1719 with biographical notes on the map-sellers". Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Very good cond without dustwrapper, as issued. 8 1/2 x 6 inches

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24.
U. S. Department of Commerce. Coast & Geodetic Survey.  
Annual Report of the Superintendent, United States Coast and Geodetic Survey to the Secretary of Commerce...

Publisher: Washington, D.C., G.P.O., 1916.
for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1916. Contents include Organization, Functions, and Needs of the Bureau (reorganization; modern building; freight elevator, drafting tables, waterproofing vaults, more personnel, printing office); Urgent Needs in the Field and Necessary Expansion of the Work (hydrographic & geodetic engineers; higher salaries; more wire-drag work; 2 new vessels; primary triangulation & precise leveling in Alaska; magnetic observatories; purchase of Dutch Harbor in Alaska as government base); Statement for Past Year of Accomplished Field and Office Work, Accompanied by Illustrations as Required by Statute Showing Progress Made (field work along the Atlantic & Pacific coasts, Alaska, Porto Rico, Hawaii and the Philippine Islands; new vessels). 164 p., index, 53 plates (photos, charts, maps, many folding); 23.5 cm.; maroon cloth stamped in gold; VG+. 28927 {Fifi}

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25.
Wilford, John Noble  
The Mapmakers

Publisher: Knopf New York 1981.
418 pages, bibliographical notes, acknowledgments, index, b/w illustrations - full-page and in text, map endpapers; brown cloth/tan boards. Very good, top edge light spotting; dust jacket very good-, short mended tears, light edgewear Second Printing Hard Cover 8vo.

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26.
Wroth, Lawrence C. (Counselman), 1884-1970  
The Early Cartography of the Pacific

Publisher: NY, Bibliographical Society of America / BSA, 1944.
3 leaves, 192 p., 22 folding maps; 24.5 cm. "One hundred copies, with an index added, have been printed for the John Carter Brown Library from the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, Volume 38, number 2, 1944." The entire issue of the BSA Papers was given to this monograph, dedicated to Major Robert Kenny of the 203d Field Artillery. "There has been no moment in its writing in which Robert Kenny and his fellows in the South Pacific have been absent from the author's consciousness." This copy bears an inscription to Albert Harkness, Jr., who had sailed with Samuel Eliot Morrison in reconstructiong Columbus's voyages and who during World War II served on a project financed by Nelson A. Rockefeller (who headed anti-Nazi activities in Latin America) microfilming Hispanic books of the Colonial Period (as well as other things?) for Brown University. Vg/ issued without dj. Stock#27392. See stock#MM007 for another copy, also inscribed to Harkness.

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