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Maps, Cartography

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Maps, Cartography

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Baedeker's Paris and Its Environs with Routes from London to Paris. Handbook for Travellers, Baedeker, Karl
1 Baedeker, Karl Baedeker's Paris and Its Environs with Routes from London to Paris. Handbook for Travellers
Leipzig Baedeker 1924 19th Revised Edition Flexi Good No Jacket 16mo 
482 pp + 64-pp appendix. Light edgewear to red composite blind-stamped boards. Bright gilt lettering to backstrip and upper board. All edges marbled. Binding is solid throughout. Despite corners being rounded, lower front corner is a little bumped and frayed. Small tear to upper corner of title page. Some of the maps have been unfolded and folded many times, and have quite a bit of wrinkling and occasional small tears; the worst is a closed 2-1/2" tear to the first map. Original bookseller's stamp (Brentano's, Booksellers & Stationers, 37, Avenue de l'Opera, Paris) to rear pastedown. Internally unmarked. With 66 maps and plans. Two bound-in placekeeping ribbons, a little ragged at the ends. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks, Garfield, Simon. Foreword by Dava Sobel
2 Garfield, Simon. Foreword by Dava Sobel On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
New York Penguin 2013 978159207804 First Paperback Very Good Remainder Octavo 
464 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Scuffing and remainder mark to lower edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. "Scientists have even argued that mapping, more than the development of language, is what boosted our prehistoric ancestors over the critical threshold in evolution. Garfield weaves a rich narrative tapestry ranging from the quest to create the perfect globe to the challenges of mapping Africa and Antarctica, from spellbinding treasure maps to the naming of America, from the Ordnance Survey to the mapping of Monopoly." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Penguin Atlas of the World, Keates, J.S.
3 Keates, J.S. The Penguin Atlas of the World
Harmondsworth Penguin 1956 First Paperback Good Fair Small Octavo 
xv, 76 (index), 80 (maps). Considerable general and edgewear (chips, tears, rubbing, creasing) to unclipped dj. Light general and edgewear to card covers. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Eighty Maps in full colour and Index with fifteen thousand entries. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Miniature Antique Maps: An Illustrated Guide for the Collector, King, Geoffrey L.
4 King, Geoffrey L. Miniature Antique Maps: An Illustrated Guide for the Collector
Tring Map Collector Publications Ltd 1996 090643016x / 9780906430163 First Half-Leather Near Fine Good Quarto 
199 pp. General and edgewear, including creases and small tears, to unclipped dustjacket. Red boards clean and square, but corners are bumped, edges dented in two places. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. Contents: Foreword by Graham Franks; Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction; Select Bibliography; Chronological guide to pre 1700 maps. Appendices: A. Ortelius in miniature, B. Selection of maps published after 1700, C. Cards with maps of countries after 1700, D. County maps and town plans after 1700, E. Small maps sometimes called miniatures. Index of names. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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Antique Maps (Third Edition), Moreland, Carl, and David Bannister
5 Moreland, Carl, and David Bannister Antique Maps (Third Edition)
London and New York Phaidon 2002 0714829544 / 9780714829548 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Small Quarto 
326 pp. Tiny creases to corners; a little scuffing to lower edge of text block. All else as new. "It provides a historical background to ther subject and advice on starting a collection. The invaluable biographical section lists major map makers between 1450 and 1850, with key dates and works." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Making of Urban America: A History of City Planning in the United States, Reps, John W.
6 Reps, John W. The Making of Urban America: A History of City Planning in the United States
Princeton Princeton University Press 1965 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Landscape Quarto 
xv, 574 pp. Light general and edgewear to brown cloth boards. Corners a little frayed. Endpapers are split at front and rear hinges, showing mesh. (Binding is still solid, but the hinges do need seeing to.) Prev. owner's ex libris and small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. A little tape residue to all eps. Foxing to edges of text block and first few pages. Internally unmarked. 314 black-and-white figures, full- and half-page, comprising early maps and plans of American cities. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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