(Zutphen): Rijksmuseum 'Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum' Walburg Pers, (1992). 8vo, oblong. stiff paper wrappers. 83+(1) pages. Text in Dutch. Cartography and printing by three generations of the Blaeu family, descendants of Willem Jansz Blaeu (1571-1638). Eight color plates; black and white illustrations throughout. Table of contents, genealogical chart, biographical overview, bibliography and index. READ MORE
Washington DC: Library of Congress, 1996. square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 84 pages. A catalogue of maps and geographical material in the collection of the Library of Congress. Includes globes, atlases, terrain models, and aerial photographs. Discusses topographical material from the Romans to digital equipment of the present. READ MORE
Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, (1956). 8vo. quarter cloth, paper-covered boards. 40, (2) pages. Reprint of two English newspaper accounts of Bacon's Rebellion in the colony of Virginia. Led by Nathaniel Bacon, the rebellion resulted from an accumulation of grievances against Governor Sir William Berkeley. Two accounts of the rebellion with a note on the texts by the editor. Includes a facsimile of a contemporary map of Virginia and a bibliographical note. Ornament on the... READ MORE
'S-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff, 1947. 4to. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards, gilt lettering on spine. (viii), 127 pages plus 13 leaves of plates. First edition. Discusses famous cartographers within the chronology of map-making in the Netherlands. With detailed summaries of each chapter in English in the back. Plates include city maps as well as more general maps of the country. Covers faded and lightly soiled. Spine sunned. A few small gouges in back cover. READ MORE
(Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Publishing, 2001). 8vo. cloth. xxxiv, 139+(1) pages. Facsimile edition of volume first published by Cambridge University Press in 1925. (Besterman 1169). A well-known English cartographer, John Cary began as an engraver in London and turned to publishing and land surveying in 1783. His New and Correct English Atlas appeared in 1787, followed by county atlases. The New Universal Atlas, for which he is best known, first appeared in 1808. Fordham, rightfully... READ MORE
Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Publishing, 2005. 8vo. cloth. xii, 99 pages. Sir George Fordham was born in 1859 and produced many publications describing the maps and road books of the British Isles and France and donated his personal road book collection to the Royal Geographical Society. The Society triennially awards the Sir George Fordham Award for Cartobibliography, a 'term introduced by him for the cataloguing of maps on systematic plan'. This book provides an outline... READ MORE
Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Publishing, 2004. 8vo. cloth. x, 180 pages. Reprint of the 1914 first edition. Sir George Fordham was born in 1859 and produced many publications describing the maps and road books of the British Isles and France and donated his personal road book collection to the Royal Geographical Society. The Society triennially awards the Sir George Fordham Award for Cartobibliography, a term introduced by him for the cataloguing of maps in a.... READ MORE
With Historical Introduction and Explanatory Notes by Paul Gottschalk.
Berlin: Paul Gottschalk, 1927. folio. quarter vellum, cloth. 91 pages, 130 plates. With Historical Introduction and Explanatory Notes by Paul Gottschalk. 172 copies printed of which 150 are for sale. This volume is an examination and translation of the Bulls of Pope Alexander VI issued in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. They are the earliest documents relating to the diplomatic history of America. With a preface, an historical introduction, an examination of the papal bulls... READ MORE
6 volumes bound in 1.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1900. 8vo. later polished cloth, red leather spine label, top edge gilt. 43; 174; 131; 156; 77 pages. 6 volumes bound in 1. Also includes Griffiin's A List of Book,,, Relating to Trusts, Morrison's List of Books... Relating to Interoceanic Canal and Railway Routes, Griffin's List of Books... Relating to the Theory of Colonization.., Griffin's List of Books... Relating to the Theory of Colonization (2nd edition), and most importantly, Phillips List... READ MORE
With Chronological List of Maps in the Library of Congress by P. Lee Phillips.
Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Publishing, 2004. 8vo. cloth. xv, 397 pages. With Chronological List of Maps in the Library of Congress by P. Lee Phillips. Reprint of the 1903 first edition published by the Library of Congress (Besterman 4786). This work contains two titles, the first is a List of all the books in the Library of Congress on the Philippine Islands, giving a classified list of books and of articles in transactions of learned... READ MORE
Athens, Greece: AdVenture SA, 2014. 7 x 9.6 inches. hardcover, cloth. 260 pages. This volume (Athens 2014, in English) features 13 select papers from the 1st International Scientific Conference of the Sylvia Ioannou Foundation (Athens, October 2012), with an Introduction by the editors, Gilles Grivaud and George Tolias. Being a key geographic, strategic, commercial and cultural crossroad, Cyprus attracted the interest of travellers, pilgrims, scholars, scientists and men of action, who contributed to the production... READ MORE
Madrid: Publicación De La Sección De Relaciones Culturales Del Ministerio De Asuntos Exteriores, 1942. folio. paper-covered boards, cloth hinges, two paper cover labels with text loosely inserted as issued. (viii), xxxvi, 100, (xiii), xii, (iv), pages, 127 plates. Limited to 500 copies. Text in Spanish. Collection of maps and charts exploring the history of the mapping of the southern areas of South America from the 16th to the 19th centuries. With a prologue, introduction, vocabulary... READ MORE
Göteborg: Wald, Zachrissons Boktryckeri A.-B. 1906. 8vo. viii, 573 pages. Written in French. Cartography of the west. Pages uncut. Wrappers missing, some remnants left on spine, text block complete. Staining to front edge. some bumping and wrinkling to front and back pages. READ MORE
Oldenburg: Ernst Völker, 1962. 4to. cloth, dust wrapper. 246 pages. Written in German. Biographies and portraits of well known map makers. Frontispiece with over 100 black-and-white illustrations. Dust wrapper slightly soiled, minor chipping to the corners. READ MORE
Paris and London: H. Welter and Henry Stevens, Son & Stiles, 1900. 4to. later quarter green morocco, five raisded bands, green cloth, with original stiff paper wrappers bound-in. (vi), lxxii, 416 pages. First edition, limited to 380 numbered copies. This book traces the origin and evolution of cartography in the new world. The author discusses the many different maps drawn of the new world between the early sixteenth century and the late eighteenth century. Illustrated... READ MORE
New York: The New York Public Library, 1931. 4to. later cloth with original front paper wrapper mounted on front cover. 128 pages. (Besterman 4230). Introduction by the editor, assistant bibliographer at the NYPL. One black and white plate. Organized chronologically, c. 1600 to 1930. 1994 entries. Entries include map description, date, scale, size and repository(ies) where located. Indices of names and subjects. Ex library with markings. Small tear on table of contents page. READ MORE
Lympne Castle, Kent: Imago Mundi Ltd, 1983. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. pp. 67-95. Reprinted from Imago Mundi, the Journal of the International Society for the History of Cartography, 35. With a lengthy letter from the author to Gavin Bridson commenting on the background of this article loosely inserted. READ MORE