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(London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2001) 029784234X. Squarish 8vo; original maroon boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; decorative endpapers; pp. 405, incl. index. Near-fine condition. "In December 1995 Gilbert Bland was chased from the Peabody Library of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, clutching four 232-year-old maps. He turned out to be one of the greatest map thieves in… Read more
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(London: Carta Press, 1969) 0904041123. Small 4to; original brown cloth; lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xvi + 132 + (100); text illustrations; a few colour map plates; one hundred map plates in monochrome. Dustwrapper's spine panel ever so slightly tanned, else fine. "In this book Mr. Tooley lists and describes nearly 500 maps in such detail… Read more
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Maps of Southern Africa

by Norwich, Oscar I.

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9780868521992
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(Johannesburg: Ad. Donker, 1993) 086852199X. Folio; original brown boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper map; pp. 88, incl. index; lavish full-colour reproductions of the maps; several other monochrome illustrations. A few fox spots to reverse of dustwrapper and half-title. Near-fine condition. "The delight of antique maps is as much in their beauty as in their historical and rarity value.… Read more
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Investing in Maps

by Baynton-Williams, Roger

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(London: Barrie and Rockliff, The Cresset Press, 1969) 214650669. 4to; original navy boards, lettered in gilt on spine; price-clipped, laminated pictorial dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; pp. 160, incl. index; full-colour plates and numerous other monochrome illustrations of antique maps. Occasional fox spot. Very good condition. "Since 1920, when map collecting began in earnest, there have been many specialised books… Read more
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(London: G. Bell and Sons, 1965). 4to; original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 256; plates; illustrations in text. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed and edgeworn; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. "One of the most important features is the considerable list of cartographers, engravers, publishers and printers concerned with printed maps and globes from 1500 to… Read more
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(Hoo: Grange Books, 2006) 1840139250. 162 x 146 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 255, incl. index; lavishly illustrated in full colour. Fine condition. "Maps, even those dating from centuries ago, constantly influence our daily lives. They are one of the things which are part of our daily environment. Throughout history, besides having a utilitarian function, every single map symbolizes the… Read more
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Maps of Southern Africa in Printed Books 1750-1856

by Cartwright, Janet Findlay (compiler)

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ISBN
9780799201284
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(Cape Town: University of Cape Town Libraries, 1976) 0799201286. 228 x 165 mm; saddle-stitched printed wrappers; pp. x + 50, incl. index of authors. Wrappers partially sunned. Very good condition. Excellent descriptions of 122 maps .
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(Cape Town: South African Library, 1988). 210 x 150 mm; saddle-stitched wrappers; unpaginated (but pp. 32). Some foxing. Very good. Foreword, Introduction and introductory material for each section in both English and Afrikaans; notes on exhibits in English. .
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(London: The Batchworth Press, 1953). 4to; original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; no dustwrapper; pp. ix + (iii) + 140, incl. index; reproductions in monochrome of contemporary maps and artwork. Earlier owner's bookplate to front free endpaper; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. "The high repute in which the Map Room [of the British Museum]… Read more
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(Pretoria, Surveyor-General's Office, 1908). A very large folding political map of Southern Africa (108 x 80 cm), printed in colours. Beginning to break on some folds. Shows German, Portuguese and British possessions from the Cape to the Congo State. .
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(London, Longman & Co., no date, publisher's catalogue for March 1841 bound in). Lord Bishop of Lichfield & Coventry, late Head Master of Shrewsbury School. Author of Modern & Ancient Geography for the use of Schools. Original half calf, very worn, some loss at extremities of the spine, Engraved title-page + engraved index + 22 double-page engraved maps, with outlines… Read more
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(Bruxelles, Maison d'Edition A. de Boeck, no date, possibly 1930s). Very detailed large folding map, printed in six colours. 1/320 000 scale. Largest dimension is about one metre. Very slight foxing, light dusting on the external labels, small old bookseller's label affixed. Good. .
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