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A book of old maps published over the past four hundred years. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour frontis, b/w maps. 167 pages. ISBN: 0906853001. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Light browning to covers. Cover edges rubbed (minor). Foxing to text block. Large mark made by glue residue to half-title page (not sticky).
Large format. Turquoise cloth boards with an elaborate decoration in gilt to front, gilt title to spine. Brown pictorial endpapers depicting maps. Colour and b/w illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
A vivid biography of the man who created the first modern map of the world. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0297646656.
Large format. Turquoise cloth boards with an elaborate decoration in gilt to front, gilt title to spine. Brown pictorial endpapers depicting maps. Colour and b/w illustrations. Small, light mark to spine. Slipcase is slightly worn at corners.
Work from cartographers, military strategists, government officials and fine artists culminate in a complete look at where mapping England originated, and the ways it has evolved over the years in response to changing notions of nationhood, security and cultural identity. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 271 pages including index. ISBN: 9781906155513. Edges of boards bumped, rear board scuffed.
VISIONS OF THE WORLD A HISTORY OF MAPS
Written by Jeremy Black.
Stock no. 2125898
Published by Mitchell Beazley. 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1840008342. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges; a little edge-creasing.