Athens: AdVenture, 2006. 8.5 x 11.25 inches. cloth, dust jacket. 352 pages. Antonio Millo was a sixteenth-century cartographer who lived in Venice. This publication is based on one of his oldest Italian manuscripts, most likely transcribed while he was still alive. Millo's earliest dated Isolario (a manuscript description of an island and its corresponding maps) comes from the collection of Sylvia Ioannous that was devoted to the history of her homeland, Cyprus. The Isolario was... READ MORE
Sacramento, CA: Landmark Enterprises, (1977). 8vo. quarter paper-covered boards, cloth, dust jacket. (xviii), 315 pages. Second edition. Francois D. Uzes began his surveying career in Califiornia in 1954. As head of the Boundry Determination Unit, he was responsible for inventorying, surveying, mapping and determining the boundaries of four and a half million acres of state-owned land. He was also a collector of old surveying books and maps. Contains appendices and an index, and black-and-white illustrations... READ MORE
Twee inleidende studies bij een kleine tentoonstelling van de Dr. P.A. Tiele-Stichting.
Amsterdam: N.V. Noord-Hollandsche Uitgevers Maatschappij, 1961. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 51 pages. Twee inleidende studies bij een kleine tentoonstelling van de Dr. P.A. Tiele-Stichting. Information on this Dutch mapmaker. Some fading of covers. READ MORE
A descriptive catalogue of cartographical material published in Amsterdam during the seventeenth century.
Waaggebouw: Amsterdams Historisch Museum, 1967. square 8vo. paper covered boards. 128 pages. A descriptive catalogue of cartographical material published in Amsterdam during the seventeenth century. An catalogue compiled for the exhibition at the occasion of the International Conference on Cartography in Amsterdam, April 1967. It is comprised of material from public collections in the Netherlands with the introductions printed in English as well as Dutch, and the commentaries on the exhibits in English. It includes... READ MORE
San Francisco: The Institute of Historical Cartography, 1957-1963. folio. two-toned cloth. xiv, 264; xiii, 281; xiii, 260; xix, 222; (iv), 223-487 pages. First edition, limited to 1000 sets. Designed by The Grabhorn Press. Vol. I was printed by the Grabhorn Press; Vols. 2-5 were printed by Taylor & Taylor & James Printing from the Grabhorn design. Wheat, the well-known California historian, undertook this work in an effort to trace the opening of the American West... READ MORE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. small 4to. cloth spine, boards, dust jacket. xi, 414, (4) pages. First edition, second printing. A comprehensive history of cartography from Medieval times to the space age. Includes a bibliographical list of reference books on the subject. READ MORE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. small 4to. two toned cloth, dust jacket. xi, 414, (4) pages. First edition. A comprehensive history of cartography from Medieval times to the space age. Includes a bibliographical list of reference books on the subject. Small closed tear at top of front cover of jacket. READ MORE
N.P. n.p. 1957. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. pp.3-30. Reprinted from Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol.101, No.1, February, 1957. Well-illustrated. Inscribed on front cover "With cordial regards" and with an ownership inscription "Curt F. Bühler. 25. iv. 57." READ MORE
A catalogue of maps of North Carolina on Exhibit at North Carolina Wesleyan College... and An Essay on the historical background of the cartography of North Carolina and on the events and developments which the maps portray.
(Rocky Mount, NC): North Carolina Wesleyan College Press, 1996. oblong 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 92, (2) pages. A catalogue of maps of North Carolina on Exhibit at North Carolina Wesleyan College... and An Essay on the historical background of the cartography of North Carolina and on the events and developments which the maps portray. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Detailed bibliographical descriptions. READ MORE
Relating chiefly to England, Scotland and Wales in the National Art Library Victoria and Albert Museum
(Manchester): (Victoria and Albert Museum), 1977. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. ii, 88 pages. Relating chiefly to England, Scotland and Wales in the National Art Library Victoria and Albert Museum. Black and white illustrations throughout this 266 item list. A complete index is included at the back of the volume. Partial paper loss along the spine, with large tears at the head and heel. Wrappers are mildly worn with some light staining, edges of pages lightly... READ MORE
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1995). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xviii, 199, (3) pages. Papers given at the Twenty-ninth Annual Conference on Editorial Problems at the University of Toronto in 1993. The focus of these papers are two areas of inquiry: the original editing problems with various atlases, and the analysis of a variety of different atlases to give a diverse picture of an important reference work through the ages. Illustrated. READ MORE
Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Publishing Co. 2002. 8vo. cloth. (ii), 189+(1) pages. A reprint of Bibliographical Contribution Number 19 of the Library of Harvard University, originally published by the Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1904, with index and preface by Philip Lee Phillips, Chief, Division of Maps and Charts (Keyguide to Information Sources in Cartography 117). The catalogue, compiled by Justin Winsor in 1886 and reprinted with an index by the GPO in 1904, describes... READ MORE
The Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography Occasional Publication No. 4.
Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1990. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (xiii), 21 plates, 60 pages. The Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography Occasional Publication No. 4. This volume is a descriptive bibliography of the map maker Paolo Forlani, who was active in sixteenth-century Italy. It includes 144 items with 21 black-and-white illustrations, a list of references, an index of persons named and a geographical index. Minor soiling on covers with some dents on... READ MORE
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, (1977). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xvi, 168 pages. First edition. A look at the history of wax engraving in American cartography and the revealing findings of Woodward's research. He also describes the wax-engraving technique, and interviews the technicians who used it. It includes 44 illustrations a bibliography and an index. READ MORE
Nicosia: (A.G. Leventis Foundation), 1982. 4to. dust wrapper, stiff paper wrappers. xv, 469; 15+(1) pages. This catalogue covers a period of more than 300 years of printed European cartography concerning Greece. With over 2,000 maps listed alphabetically by the makers' names, and 500 black-and-white illustrations. Bibliography and an index. Dust wrapper is torn at the edges and spine ends, with a piece missing at the top edge of the back cover. Spine is bumped at... READ MORE
Athens: Sylvia Ioannou Foundation, 2009. 9.75 x 13.25 inches. cloth, dust jacket. 358 pages. In its third edition, this catalogue covers a period of more than 300 years of printed European cartography concerning Greece. With nearly 4,000 maps listed alphabetically by the makers names and 500 black-and-white illustrations, this is the most inclusive cartographical bibliography produced about Greece from the period of 1477 to 1800. Maps are listed in alphabetical order under the name of... READ MORE
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2012. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xiv, 315+(1) pages. First edition. A love story set in gilded age New York involving a beautiful heiress, Edith Minturn, and a young architect, Isaac Newton Phelps. He collected maps and wrote the definitive six volume bibliography of Manhattan views.Table of contents, bibliography, and index. Two sections of black and white plates. READ MORE