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  • All Over the Map: A Cartographic Odyssey

    By Betsy Mason

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781426219726
    • Publisher: National Geographic
    • Published: October 2018
  • American Cities: Historic Maps and Views

    By Paul Cohen

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9782843237164
    • Publisher: Assouline
    • Published: January 2006
    With texts by leading map specialists, and richly illustrated rare or previously unpublished maps and views, 'American Cities' captures the spirit of each of the nine American metropolises featured: Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., New Orleans, St. Louis, Chicago, Denver, and San Francisco. Color illustrations throughout. 203p.
  • Antique Maps and Charts

    By Arthur Humphreys

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780880293358
    • Publisher: Dorset Press
    • Published: December 1989
  • Antique Maps of the 19th Century World

    By Montgomery Martin

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780517678817
    • Publisher: PORTLAND HOUSE
    • Published: August 1989
  • The Art of Illustrated Maps: A Complete Guide to Creative Mapmaking's History, Process and Inspiration

    By John Roman

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781440339561
    • Publisher: HOW Books
    • Published: October 2015
  • Atlas Maior of 1665

    By Peter Van Der Krogt

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783822831250
    • Publisher: TASCHEN
    • Published: July 2005
    Taschen's bibliophile reprint of the cartographical masterpiece of the Baroque is based on the hand-colored copy with gilt highlights now in the Austrian National Library in Vienna. The ATLAS MAIOR was originally brought out in 1662 and 1665 by the Amsterdam publisher Joan Blaeu, one of Holland's leading cartographers. Originally appearing in Latin, the atlas comprised 594 maps in 11 volumes, which depicted the whole of the world as known to early modern Europe. For more than 100 years it remained the definitive atlas of the world, and today is one of the most sought-after and valuable antiquarian rarities. With original quotes from Joan Blaeu. Text in English, German, French. Illustrated in color.
  • An Atlas of Geographical Wonders: From Mountaintops to Riverbeds

    By Gilles Palsky

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781616898236
    • Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
    • Published: September 2019
  • An Atlas of Rare City Maps: Comparative Urban Design, 1830-1842

    By Melville Branch

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781568980737
    • Publisher: PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
    • Published: September 1997
    The map plans in this superbly illustrated study of the history, nature & patterns of growth of some forty cities in Europe, Russia, the United States and Asia were first published in the mid-19th century by England's Society forthe Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. The hand-colored, hand-lettered steel engravings are artistic masterpieces inthemselves, representative of an era of exceptional artisan skill. Illus., 40 color/28 b&w in oversized format. 116p.
  • Blaeu's Grand Atlas of 17th Century

    By Joan Blaeu

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781858915883
    • Publisher: STUDIO BOOKS LONDON
    • Published: July 1997
    This edition of Joan Blaeu's The Atlas Major, first published in 1662, contains 100 (the original encompasses some 600) of the most important mapsin the atlas reproduced using the finest modern techniques from the volume held in the map room of the Royal Geographical Society, London. Renowned for their embellishment and decoration, each map is accompanied by extended captions providing pertinent historical information and source details. Color illustrations. 224p.
  • Blaeu's the Grand Atlas of the 17th Century World

    By Joan Blaeu

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780847813001
    • Publisher: RIZZOLI
    • Published: February 1991
    Maps show the world as it was known during the seventeenth century
  • Blaeu: Atlas Maior

    By Joan Blaeu

    Our Price: $70.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783836538039
    • Publisher: Taschen
    • Published: June 2016
  • A Book of Old Maps: Delineating American History From the Earliest Days Down to the Close of the Revolutionary War

    By Emerson D. Fite

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780486220840
    • Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
    • Published: 1969
  • Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations

    By Vincent Virga

    Our Price: $36.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780316997669
    • Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
    • Published: October 2007
    A lavishly illustrated tour of some of the most significant and history-making maps ever made is culled from Library of Congress archives and offers insight into the role of maps as living histories, in a volume that features such examples as the Waldseemuller Map of the World from 1507 and William Faulkner's hand-drawn 1936 maps of the fictional Yoknapatawpha County. 20,000 first printing.
  • Cartographica Extraordinaire: The Historical Map Transformed

    By David Rumsey

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781589480445
    • Publisher: Esri Press
    • Published: March 2004
    Assembling some of the finest cartographic examples from the private collection of renowned map collector David Rumsey, this atlas bridges the gap between historical cartography and exploration and the new technologies and applications of geographic information systems (GIS). The text combines two threads: the relevant history, i.e., the players and events that place each map in the context of time in which it was created; and, the stories of the maps themselves. Fifty color illustrations; 200 maps. 200p.
  • The Cartography of North America 1500-1800

    By Pierluigi Portinaro

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780517030790
    • Publisher: CRESCENT BOOKS
    • Published: August 1990

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