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21 SMITS, JAN. Petermanns Maps: Cartobibliography Of The Maps In petermanns Geographische Mitteilungen, 1855-1945.
HES & DE GRAAF, t Goy-Houten: 2004. The Utrecht Studies on the History of Cartography Series - Volume III. h Hardcover with dustjacket plus DC-ROM. Brand new book. 
Petermann's Maps focuses on the maps published in the famous German journal Petermanns Geographische Mitteilungen. This journal, which still exists today, greatly influenced the development of scientific geography and cartography in Germany in the nineteenth century. Numerous articles have been published by recognized experts in this field, along with a multitude of illustrations, including maps, prints and photographs. The journal developed into an important publication, setting the standard in the history of the great expeditions and discoveries, and European colonial matters. Petermann's Maps contains a bibliography of over 3400 maps, the complete series of maps published in Petermanns Geographische Mitteilungen between the year of its foundation, 1855, to the end of the Second World War. Besides the bibliography 160 of the most attractive geographical and thematic colored maps are included in Petermann's Maps. These maps can also be viewed on the CD-ROM accompanying the book. An extensive introduction precedes the cartobibliography proper, placing Petermanns Geographische Mitteilungen in its historical context. The introduction describes the history of geography from the eighteenth century onwards, outlining the development of the study of the science of cartography in Germany. The major role the founder of the journal, Augustus Petermann (1822-1878), and the publishing house Justus Perthes in Gotha played in these developments is discussed at length. The author, Jan Smits, has been in charge of the map collection of the Royal Library at The Hague since 1979. The series The Utrecht Studies on the History of Cartography in which Petermann's Maps appears as volume III, has been prepared under the direction of the Research Program Explokart of the University of Utrecht and is aimed at both researchers and laymen with an interest in these matters. 
Price: 218.50 USD
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22 STAFF OF C. S. HAMMOND & CO. Hammond's Family Reference World Atlas.
Hanover House, Garden City: 1959. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy. 

Price: 3.80 USD
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23 STAFF OF HAMMOND & COMPANY. Hammond's World Atlas: Classics Edition.
Hammond & Company, Maplewood. 1956. Classics Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 17.58 USD
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24 STAFF OF OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. The Pocket World Atlas.
Oxford University Press, New York/Oxford/London: 1996. 0195212622 / 9780195212624 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 

Price: 9.26 USD
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25 STAFF OF RAND MCNALLY. Rand Mcnally Universal World Atlas.
Rand-McNally & Company, Chicago: 1988. 0528831984 / 9780528831980 New revised Edition. h Hardcover, with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Shows the continents and the countries in full color maps along with ear area's topography. Includes an Index. 
Price: 12.99 USD
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26 THE STAFF OF ARROW PUBLISHING. Official Arrow Street Map Atlas: Metropolitan Boston And Eastern Massachusetts.
Arrow Publishing Company Inc., Canton: 1973. s Softcover. Good condition. It is in spiral mode. 
All maps are to the same scale. Over 25,000 street names. 
Price: 14.73 USD
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27 THE STAFF OF HAMMOND INCORPORATED. Hammond Family Reference World Atlas.
Doubleday & Company, Garden City: 1970. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 4.99 USD
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28 VAN DEN BROECKE, M. Ortelius Atlas Maps: An Illustrated Guide.
HES & DE GRAAF, t Goy-Houten: 2011. h Hardcover, no dustjacket (as issued). Brand new book. 
Ortelius Atlas Maps (1996) by Marcel P. R. van de Broecke was the first book to describe the various editions of the famous atlas Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (1570). After the publication of Ortelius Atlas Maps, the numbering of the maps given by van den Broecke became the international standard numbering system for cartography books, articles, and auction and dealer catalogues. Each is identified by its "van den Broecke" or "vdB" number. This revised edition contains corrections, extra information to date the charts more correctly, descriptions of title pages, and a portrait of Ortelius. The book is a practical and informative manual that gives an extensive overview of the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum and includes descriptions of all the maps that appeared in this famous first atlas by Abraham Ortelius. It provides illustrations and information on the various editions of every map that has appeared in the Ortelius Atlas and includes valuable information on the dating and origins of the maps. Examples of changes to the new edition in-clude: of the 234 atlas maps listed, six (viz. Ort27, Portugal; Ort64, Lige; Ort174, Artois; Ort188, Roman Empire; Ort195, Gallia Vetus; and Ort225, Erythraei) turned out to be later states of existing plates. One plate, Ort178, Geographia Sacra, turned out to be a later copy by Janssonius of Ort179, Geographia Sacra. Details about these corrections are given under the specific maps. Another addition is a new plate that has surfaced since the first edition in 1996: Ort11(1), a very close copy of the early state of Ort11, the third plate of the Americas. In 1996, 372 different states were reported for 234 plates. Now, 524 states are reported for 229 plates. This new edition also includes a description of the fourth plate of the Americas, additional title pages, the last lines of text printed on verso of each map in every edition in which that occurs, translated text blocks, and acknowledgements and references. Contains 240 illustrations. 
Price: 118.75 USD
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29 VAN DER KROGT, P. AND DE GROOT, E. (EDITORIAL COMMITTEE). The Atlas Blaeu - Van Der Hem Of The Austrian National Library: An Illustrated And Annotated Catalogue (7 Volumes).
HES & DE GRAAF, Houten: 1996-2006. h Volumes 1 - 6: Hardcovers, no dustjackets (as issued). Volume 7 - Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new books. 
A complete descriptive and illustrated catalogue of one of the largest and finest atlases ever assembled. Now housed in the Ìsterreichische Nationalbibliothek in Vienna, the 46-volume atlas is an expanded version of Joan Blaeu's Atlas Maior or "Great Atlas", published in Amsterdam between 1660 and 1663. Though the core of the atlas consists of the several hundred maps issued by Blaeu, the original owner of the atlas, Laurens van der Hem (1621-1678), added other maps, views, and drawings of his own choice, including four volumes of manuscript maps of Africa and Asia made for the Dutch East India Company (VOC). The practice of augmenting atlases was common in the seventeenth century, but few of these personalized atlases have survived the centuries. The catalogue in 7 volumes will include all the sheets in the atlas reproduced in black-and-white, with cartographical historical and arthistorical descriptions by P. van der Krogt and E. de Groot. Each volume contains approximately 16 full-colour illustrations. I Spain, Portugal and France (vols. 1-8). 1996. With about 700 illustrations. 632 pages. II Italy, Malta, Switzerland, and the Netherlands (vols. 9-17). 1999. With about 700 illustrations. 732 pages. III British Isles, northern and eastern Europe (vols. 18-24). 2002. With about 700 illustrations. 552 pages. IV German Empire, Hungary, and Greece, including Asia Minor. Descriptive catalogue of the vols. 25-34 of the Atlas. 2004. Small folio. Cloth. With about 800 illustrations, including 16 in color. 708 pages. V Africa, Asia and America, including the "Secret‰" Atlas of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). Descriptive catalogue of volumes 35-46 of the Atlas. 2005. Small folio. Cloth. With about 700 illustrations, including 17 in colour. 640 pages. VI Descriptive catalogue of volumes 47-50 (E1-E4) of the Atlas and general indices. 2008. Small Folio. Cloth. With about 300 illustrations. Approx. 500 pages. VII GROOT, E. de. "The world of a seventeenth-century collector. The Atlas Blaeu & Van der Hem." 2006. Small folio. Cloth, with full color dust jacket. With 150 black & white and 16 colour illustrations. 395 pages. 
Price: 5510.00 USD
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30 VAN EDMOND, MARCO. Covens & Mortier: A Map Publishing House In Amsterdam, 1685-1866.
HES & DEGRAAF, Houten: 2009. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
During almost two centuries from 1685 to 1866 the well-known Dutch map publishing house of Covens & Mortier supplied the then-modern world with maps and atlases. From the late seventeenth century, this company developed rapidly into one of the leading wholesalers in cartographic products. As a result, almost every present-day map lover is familiar with the name Covens & Mortier. Moreover, Covens & Mortier maps can be found in map collections all over the world. There is hardly a cartographic exhibition catalogue to be found in which the name of this Amsterdam firm is not mentioned. Despite this great reputation, until recently, map historians groped in the dark about the exact development, size, and meaning of this publishing house. To what internal and external circumstances did Covens & Mortier owe its great expansion? How did they sell their maps and atlases? In which cartographic areas did innovation take place? What was the firm's position from an international point of view? Thanks to the results of an intensive ten-year research into the publishing activities of Covens & Mortier, these questions can finally be answered. In this richly illustrated book, the definitive research results are presented. Furthermore, an extensive carto-bibliography with original and derivative maps, published by Covens & Mortier, has been added. Volume 8 in the series Utrecht Studies in the History of Cartography, this work comes with a bibliography, indices, and several appendices on CD-ROM, including a genealogy of the families Covens & Mortier, estate inventories, catalogues of maps and copperplates, and references to Covens & Mortier in contemporary periodicals and booksellers' books. Illustrated with nearly 500 full-color images. 
Price: 227.53 USD
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31 WILFORD, JOHN NOBLE. The Mapmakers.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1981. 0394461940 / 9780394461946 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
The story of the great pioneers in cartography - from antiquity to the space age. This comprehensive history of cartography traces the adventures, discoveries, and feats of technical ingenuity by which man has increasingly - over the centuries - succeeded in mapping first the surface of the globe, then the earh's interior, the oceans' floors, and finally - looking out toward space - the moon and the planets. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.64 USD
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32 WILFORD, JOHN NOBLE. The Mapmakers.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1981. 0394461940 / 9780394461946 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. There is a little tear on the spine. 
The story of the great pioneers in cartography _ from antiquity to the space age. This comprehensive history of cartography traces the adventures, discoveries, and feats of technical ingenuity by which man has increasingly - over the centuries - succeeded in mapping first the surface of the globe, then the earh's interior, the oceans' floors, and finally - looking out toward space - the moon and the planets. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.88 USD
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