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Antique Maps – Moreland and Bannister

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Third edition enhanced softcover edition published in 1993. Very good condition. Published by Phaidon.

Small quarto, 326 pages, numerous relevant illustrations, some in colour. A special production as would be expected from specialist publisher Phaidon.

The book starts with an image of Novae Guinea by Cornelis e Jode, Antwerp 1593 ... the first map to show what is a fantasy of Australia with Lions an Dragons!

One of the better book on antique maps and map collecting. Three principal sections … Map Making; Map Makers and Map Collecting followed by a Biographical Supplement … three Appendices regarding … Editions of Ptolemy’s Geographia; Blaeu/ Jansson Maps of the English and Welsh Counties and a Historical Charts – Map Making 600BC-AD1800. Finished with a good Bibliography and Index.

A serious book on antique maps for those who want a deeper understanding

Price: $30.00

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