Maps and Map-Makers.

Tooley, R.V.

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Book ID: 11886


4to xii, 140 pp; colour frontisp., 103 colour & b/w illus., contemporary hardback cloth in worn d/w, half-title, title gilt on spine, biblio, index, vignette on title page, previous owner’s inscription on front fly leaf, otherwise copy in very good condition, R.T. Batsford Ltd, London, fifth edition, 1972.


The author is a well known authority on the history of cartography. He traces the history of maps chiefly through the achievements of the great map makers , mainly British and Dutch, but also belonging to Arabia. This is an important reference book on early maps, with references to Arabic and medieval geography.

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