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Image for Five Centuries of Map Printing (The Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., lectures in the history of cartography at the Newberry Library)

Five Centuries of Map Printing (The Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., lectures in the history of cartography at the Newberry Library)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Chicago Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228C5944

ISBN: 0226907244

Condition: Very Good


0226907244 177 pages including bibliography and index. Black and white illustrations. "Histories of cartography have long suffered from a major deficiency: they ignore or slight the technical history of map making. (This book) brings together the basic knowledge of the historical techniques of map printing." - from inside jacket. Light wear. Usual library markings. A worthy working copy. View more info

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Cyprus: 2500 Years of Cartography

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Nicosia, Cyprus, Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228C5297

Condition: Good


12 pages. Colour illustrations. Fold-out colour map inside back cover. A brief but informative and interesting work. Unmarked. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Atlas of Alberta

By: Byfield, Ted: Editor

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Edmonton, Interwest Publications Ltd.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 818H2619

ISBN: 0969185219

Condition: Very Good


0969185219 160 pages. Illustrated in colour. Includes an historical section presenting maps of the province as it developed, details of 39 Alberta municipalities, and a section depicting the province's natural assets. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A lovely copy. View more info

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Classical Atlas to Illustrate Ancient Geography

By: Findlay, Alexander G.

Price: $399.95

Publisher: London, William Tegg & Co.: 1854

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 228C5024

Condition: Good


"Comprised in twenty-six maps showing the various divisions of the world as known to the ancients composed from the most authentic sources with an index of the ancient and modern names." - from title page. Includes the following maps: Orbis Veteribus Notus; Roma; Italia Meridionalis; Athenae; Peloponnesus et Attica; Graecia Septentrionalis; Insuleae Maris Aeg Aei; Macedonia, Thracia, Illyria, Moesia, et Dacia; Britannia; Insuleae Britannicae; Gallia; Germania; V... View more info

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Ontario's history in maps (The Ontario historical studies series)

By: Gentilcore, R. Louis

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 818H1808

ISBN: 0802034004

Condition: Very Good


0802034004 xvii, [1], 285 pages. List of sources. "The authors have selected nearly three hundred maps, half in colour, which, combined with ample explanatory text and informative captions, present a unique graphic history of Ontario from its discovery by European explorers to the present. An outstanding example of contemporary methods of map reproduction, and a work which combines effectively the insights of historical geography and cartography." - from dust... View more info

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Historical Atlas of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest

By: Hayes, Derek

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Cavendish Books: 2000

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 855C8059

ISBN: 1552899004

Condition: Fine


1552899004 208 pages. Index. Footnotes. "A unique collection of over 320 original maps of explorers and navigators from four centuries of voyages and overland treks of exploration and discovery to the northwest coast, plus native maps, and a host of others selected for their interest and historical significance." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy of this wonderful work. View more info

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Vancouver: A Visual History

By: Macdonald, Bruce

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Talonbooks: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 257C8544

ISBN: 0889223114

Condition: Very Good


0889223114 84 pages including index and list of sources. "Greater Vancouver is a model in landscape variety in both physical and human characteristics. Few Canadian cities are so clearly recognizable by their borders. Vancouver's story is a cartographer's delight - a good one to be told in maps." - Tomas Poiker, Simon Fraser University. Contents in three sections: Reference Maps; The History of Vancouver; Social Maps. Small address label atop front free endp... View more info

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Marsh: Unique Book of Hand-Drawn, -Coloured and -Lettered Maps

By: Mifs (Miss) Marsh

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: England, Mifs (Miss) Marsh: 1838

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H2649

Condition: Good


12 unnumbered leaves in what appears to be a contemporary off-the-shelf sketch book protected by a pale green protective outer layer/dust cover upon which is handwritten the name Marsh. Includes nine one-page tissue-protected hand-drawn, -coloured and -lettered maps of: Spain and Portugal; Hungary; Turkey in Asia; Persia; Egypt Arabia Nubia & Abyssinia; Holland; England & Wales; Austrian Empire; Settlement of Noah's Descendants Throughout the World; Palestine or the Hol... View more info

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Newsweek Magazine, August 7, 1950 - Cover Photo of GIs in Korea

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, USA, Weekly Publications, Inc.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823G0203

Condition: Good


80 pages. Contents: The Korean War: New Troops Bolster Battered GI's; The Sea War: British Coastal Patrol; Bright Spots in the Korean Picture (by General Carl Spaatz); Cartography of Aggression: How Reds Could Strike in Asian Hot Spots, the Middle East and Europe (inc. maps); 'Hell Country': Of Mud, Muck, and Human Excrement Where Raw Troops Become Tough Veterans Overnight; The Reds: How They Do It; The Allies: Men for (Gen. Douglas) MacArthur; The Great Results... View more info

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New Peace Country: Chinese Gazetteer of the Hong Kong Region

By: Ng, Peter Y.L.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Hong Kong, Hong Kong University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228C6718

ISBN: 9622090435

Condition: Very Good


9622090435 152 pages. Index. Bibliography. Reference notes. Map stored in pocket inside back cover. Signed and inscribed by author upon half-title page. "For the student of Chinese history, for those interested in pre-British Hong Kong and for the layman alike this is a fascinating and enjoyable book which while satisfying in itself will also serve as a guide to further research." - from dust jacket. Book clean and bright with very light wear. Light wear ... View more info

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Tra Arno e Bisenzio: Cartografia Storica, Fonti Documentarie e Trasformazione Del Territorio

By: Piccardi, Marco

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Italy, Comune Di Signa: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228C6456

Condition: Very Good


123 pages. Undated - circa 2004. Text in Italian. Abundantly illustrated in colour and black and white. Light wear. Tight and square. Unmarked. A high quality copy. Appears to be a first edition. View more info

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Mapping Upper Canada, 1780-1867: An Annotated Bibliography of Manuscript and Printed Maps

By: Winearls, Joan

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 721H3731

ISBN: 0802027946

Condition: Fair


0802027946 xli, [1], 20 [maps], 986 pages. Name, subject and title indexes. "A guide to the manuscript and printed maps of Upper Canada and Canada West from the beginning of British settlement to Confederation. Each of the over 2,200 entries includes a physical description of the map, information about its contents, associated documents, other editions or related maps, and the location of the map. For historians, geographers, genealogists, surveyors, archaeologists, ... View more info

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Atlas of Landscapes and Settlements of Eastern Canada/Atlas Des Paysages et De L'Habitat Du Canada De L'Est *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: Zaborski, Bogdan

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Montreal, Canada, Sir George Williams University Bookstore: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 867C5595

Condition: Good


"The aim of this Atlas is to bring the reader's attention to essential geographical facts, visible on large-scale Canadian maps. The author has tried to give some explanations for the various forms of relief and patterns of human settlements, roads and boundaries. A selected bibliography, which includes research papers, has been placed at the end of each chapter. The atlas is intended as a tool in the teaching of Canadian geography in universities and colleges, an... View more info