Maps and Mapmakers by Ronald Vere Tooley
Information on principal map-makers and publishers is given from the earliest times to the 19th century combining an appreciation of the popular decorative side of early maps with historical and bibliographical notes. The book, which is a guide for students and collectors, is organized in national schools covering the whole world. Related specialist texts are cited for further study. The author was one of London's leading antiquarian map dealers and booksellers. He also compiled "English Books With Coloured Plates 1790-1860", a bibliography.