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BAYNTON-WILLIAMS, Roger, 1936-2011 : INVESTING IN MAPS.

BAYNTON-WILLIAMS, Roger, 1936-2011 : INVESTING IN MAPS.

London : Barrie & Rockliff, (1969). First edition. A handsomely illustrated and influential guide to collecting antique maps, with an index of mapmakers, a bibliography, etc.
Demy 4to (31cm). 160pp. Numerous plates and illustrations, some in colour. Original boards; very good in a lightly worn and price-clipped dust-jacket.

£40

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BROTTON, Jerry (Jeremy Richard), 1969- : TRADING TERRITORIES : MAPPING THE EARLY MODERN WORLD.

BROTTON, Jerry (Jeremy Richard), 1969- : TRADING TERRITORIES : MAPPING THE EARLY MODERN WORLD.

London : Reaktion Books, (1997). First edition. A well-illustrated study (based on a Ph. D. thesis) of maps and geographical knowledge in the early modern world, with sections on the cartography of the early Portuguese discoveries, the geography of the Ottoman Empire, mapping the Moluccas, and the geography of Mercator and Ortelius.
Medium 8vo (25cm). 208pp. Illustrations, some coloured. Original boards; very good in the dust-jacket – also very good.

£25

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CAMPBELL, Tony : CLAES JANSZ. VISSCHER : A HUNDRED MAPS DESCRIBED.

CAMPBELL, Tony : CLAES JANSZ. VISSCHER : A HUNDRED MAPS DESCRIBED.

London : Map Collectors’ Circle, 1968. First edition. A cartobibliography, listing and describing 100 maps by Claes Jansz. Visscher (1587-1652), with thirty plates. Map Collectors’ Series No. 46.
Crown 4to (25cm). 24pp. Plates. Original stapled wrappers; a very good copy.

£15

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CAMPBELL, Tony : JAPAN : EUROPEAN PRINTED MAPS TO 1800.

CAMPBELL, Tony : JAPAN : EUROPEAN PRINTED MAPS TO 1800.

London : Map Collectors’ Circle, 1967. First edition. A chronological cartobibliography, listing and describing 83 early western maps of Japan, with twenty-eight plates. Map Collectors’ Series No. 36.
Crown 4to (25cm). 22,[ii]pp. Plates. Original stapled wrappers; a few faint marks, but a very good copy.

£20

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FORDHAM, Sir Herbert George, 1854-1929 : STUDIES IN CARTO-BIBLIOGRAPHY BRITISH AND FRENCH : AND IN THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ITINERARIES AND ROAD-BOOKS.

FORDHAM, Sir Herbert George, 1854-1929 : STUDIES IN CARTO-BIBLIOGRAPHY BRITISH AND FRENCH : AND IN THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ITINERARIES AND ROAD-BOOKS.

London : Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1969. A photo-litho reprint of the original 1914 edition. Fordham coined the word cartobibliography – and the present collection of essays includes material on county maps (especially Hertfordshire); British and Irish road-books; maps of the Fens; John Cary; map cataloguing; cartography of the French provinces to 1757, etc.
Demy 8vo (23cm). [4],(x),180pp. Illustrations. Original boards; a very good copy.

£20

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KAPP, Kit S., 1926-2013 : THE PRINTED MAPS OF JAMAICA UP TO 1825.

KAPP, Kit S., 1926-2013 : THE PRINTED MAPS OF JAMAICA UP TO 1825.

London : Map Collectors’ Circle, 1968. First edition. A cartobibliography listing and describing 153 maps, with thirty-three illustrations. Map Collectors’ Series No. 42.
Crown 4to (25cm). (66)pp. Original stapled wrappers; very good.

£20

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McGECHAEN, Alexander, 1946-2010 & VERNER, Coolie, 1917-1979 : MAPS IN THE PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS BY THE ARROWSMITHS : A FINDING LIST. PART I. 1-263 / PART II. 264-462.

McGECHAEN, Alexander, 1946-2010 & VERNER, Coolie, 1917-1979 : MAPS IN THE PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS BY THE ARROWSMITHS : A FINDING LIST. PART I. 1-263 / PART II. 264-462.

London : Map Collectors’ Circle, 1973. First edition. A checklist of the maps produced by the Arrowsmith family for parliamentary reports, etc., between 1806 and 1862. Map Collectors’ Series Nos. 88 and 89.
Two issues. Crown 4to (25cm). [ii],38,[ii]; [ii],39-68,[ii]pp. Original stapled wrappers; very good.

£20

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SCHRIRE, D. (David) : THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 1782-1842 : FROM DE LA ROCHETTE TO ARROWSMITH. BEING SOME NOTES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EARLY MAPPING OF EUROPEAN-OCCUPIED SOUTH AFRICA BY ENGLISH CARTOGRAPHERS.

SCHRIRE, D. (David) : THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE 1782-1842 : FROM DE LA ROCHETTE TO ARROWSMITH. BEING SOME NOTES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EARLY MAPPING OF EUROPEAN-OCCUPIED SOUTH AFRICA BY ENGLISH CARTOGRAPHERS.

London : Map Collectors’ Circle, 1965. First edition. A cartobibliography listing and describing forty-one maps and their variants, with fifteen plates. Map Collectors’ Series No. 17.
Crown 4to (25cm). 16pp. Plates. Original stapled wrappers; just a touch of rubbing, faintly bruised, a few slight indentations on upper wrapper, but very good.

£15

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TOOLEY, R.V. (Ronald Vere), 1898-1986 : EARLY MAPS AND VIEWS OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE.

TOOLEY, R.V. (Ronald Vere), 1898-1986 : EARLY MAPS AND VIEWS OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE.

London : Map Collectors’ Circle, (1963). First edition. A cartobibliography listing and describing thirty-two maps, etc., with thirty-two plates. Map Collectors’ Series No. 6.
Crown 4to (26cm). (16)pp. Plates. Original stapled wrappers; a few faint signs of age and use, but a very good copy.

£20

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[TOOLEY, R.V. (Ronald Vere), 1898-1986] : ONE HUNDRED FOREIGN MAPS OF AUSTRALIA : 1773-1887.

[TOOLEY, R.V. (Ronald Vere), 1898-1986] : ONE HUNDRED FOREIGN MAPS OF AUSTRALIA : 1773-1887.

London : Map Collectors’ Circle, 1964. First edition. A cartobibliography listing and describing 100 early maps of Australia, with twenty-eight plates. Map Collectors’ Series No. 12.
Crown 4to (25cm). 16pp. Plates. Original stapled wrappers; just a touch of marking and wear, but a very good copy.

£20

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TOOLEY, R.V. (Ronald Vere), 1898-1986 : THE PRINTED MAPS OF NEW SOUTH WALES 1773-1783.

TOOLEY, R.V. (Ronald Vere), 1898-1986 : THE PRINTED MAPS OF NEW SOUTH WALES 1773-1783.

London : Map Collectors’ Circle, 1968. First edition. A cartobibliography listing and describing 167 maps, etc., with thirty plates. Map Collectors’ Series No. 44.
Crown 4to (25cm). (52)pp. Plates. Original stapled wrappers; just a few faint signs of age and use, but a very good copy.

£20

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TOOLEY, R.V. (Ronald Vere), 1898-1986 : PRINTED MAPS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA AND ITS PARTS: CATALOGUE OF A COLLECTION.

TOOLEY, R.V. (Ronald Vere), 1898-1986 : PRINTED MAPS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA AND ITS PARTS: CATALOGUE OF A COLLECTION.

London : Map Collectors’ Circle, 1970. First edition. A cartobibliography listing and describing 307 maps, with twenty-four full-page illustrations. Map Collectors’ Series No. 61.
Crown 4to (25cm). (66)pp. Original stapled wrappers; slight crease to lower wrapper and final blank leaf, but otherwise a very good copy.

£20

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VERNER, Coolie, 1917-1979 : MAPS BY JOHN ARROWSMITH IN THE PUBLICATIONS OF THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY.

VERNER, Coolie, 1917-1979 : MAPS BY JOHN ARROWSMITH IN THE PUBLICATIONS OF THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY.

London : Map Collectors’ Circle, 1971. First edition. A listing of the 186 maps produced by John Arrowsmith (1790-1873) for the R.G.S. between 1832 and 1872, with an introductory essay, etc. Map Collectors’ Series No. 76.
Crown 4to (25cm). (36)pp. Original stapled wrappers; very faintly bruised and sunned, but a good copy.

£15

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