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Maps and Mapmakers By Ronald Vere Tooley

Maps and Mapmakers by Ronald Vere Tooley

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Summary

Information on principal map-makers and publishers is given from the earliest times to the 19th century. 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.

Maps and Mapmakers Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Pre-Christian geography to Ptolemy; the Arabs and medieval Europe; Italy; Germany, Austria and Switzerland; Holland and Belgium; French cartography; English map-makers; English marine atlases; the county maps of England and Wales; large-scale county maps of England; English county atlases; Scotland and Ireland; Africa; Asia; America; Australia; Scandanavia.

Additional information

GOR002060674
9780713413953
0713413956
Maps and Mapmakers by Ronald Vere Tooley
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pavilion Books
1978-03-28
140
N/A
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