Color Frontis., b/w illus. 422pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Free Press, (2002). vg Pierre Mechain and Jean Delambre's experiments to measure the distance between the North pole and the equator.
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New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1999. Oblong 4to. Includes color fold out map and two pairs of 3-D glasses. New York: Princeton Architectural Press (1999). First edition. Near fine. An abundantly illustrated history of relief maps.
New York: Cross River Press, 1992. Many Illus., some in color. Folio, green cloth, d.w. New York: Cross River Press, (1992). Fine.
Many b/w illus. Large 8vo, cloth, d.w. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972. A very good(+) copy.
Chicago: Rand McNally, 1991. After the PBS television series, hosted by Patrick Stewart. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. 192 pages. Square 4to, blue cloth with silver lettering, dust wrapper. Wrapper is lightly worn. Chicago: Rand McNally, (1991). A near-fine copy.
New York: Rizzoli, 1991. Large folio. Blue cloth with dust jacket. Light scuff on back of d.j. 224 pages, 100 maps. New York: Rizzoli (1991).
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1957. Introduction by John Betjeman. Illustrated. 189pp., 8vo, red cloth, d.w.; small ink notation on half title page. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, (1957). A very good (+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
illus. 8vo, cloth; (corner of front flyleaf lacking, edge of a corner slightly worn). London: John Murray, (1952).
Paris: A. Padoue, 1789. In 3 volumes (first volume is in two separate bound volumes). Illustrated with 140 fine uncolored double page copper plate maps. 72 pp. and 43 maps in first volume; 50 maps in second volume; 122 pp. and 47 maps (no plate numbered 111 or 116, but two plates numbered 102 and 117). Volume 1 and 2 have beautifully illustrated title pages. 4to (11.75" x 8.75"), minor scuffing to original marble board binding, with gilt and leather...
Geneva: J. L. Pellet, 1783. Illustrated with 49 double-page, 1 folding; numbered 1-49. 22 pp., 4to (9.75" x 8"), minor scuffing to original half bound brown leather binding, gilt spine in 7 compartments.. Minor toning and light scattered foxing throughout. Geneva: 1783. Atlas volume for Abbe Raynal's "L'Histoire philosophique et politique des etablissements et du commerce des Europeens dans les deux Indes." Title-page provides no publication data. Maps and charts are in very good condition. Includes 2 world maps. Rigobert...
Geneva: J. L. Pellet, 1783. Atlas. 22 pp. Illustrated with 50 fine uncolored copper plate maps and 23 tables. All maps have centerfold, plate I ("L'Ancien Monde et le Nouveau en Deux Hemispheres") which has two additional folds. 4to (9.75" x 8"), minor scuffing to original leather binding, gilt spine in 7 compartments. Original marble end pages. Only very minor toning and light scattered foxing to text. In very good condition. Geneva: 1783. Atlas volume for Abbe Raynal's "L'Histoire philosophique...
Paris: Hachette. 31st edition. 2101pp., text in double columns. Tall 8vo, contemporary 1/4 black leather, ornately gilt spine. Paris, (ca. 1895). Very good.
Boston: T.G. Bradford, 1835. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 8 x 10 inches, sheet measures 10 x 13.5 inches. Plate 12 from "Comprehensive Atlas Geographical, Historical and Commercial." Intriguingly, details of the highest altitudes recorded in flight by both condor and hot air balloon are indicated. Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1802-1887) was a Boston-based map publisher best known for his "important contributions to American cartography, the 1838 "Illustrated Atlas Geographical, Statistical and Historical of the United States and...
maps. 8vo, cloth. N.Y.: Burt Franklin, n.d., (ca. 1977).
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997. Illustrated (b/w and color). 208 pages. 8vo, blue cloth covered boards, d.w. First edition. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1997). Near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
4to, cloth. N.Y., 1943. European travel narratives of America.
New York: Abrams, 1987. Fully illustrated with color photos throughout, 484pp. Thick 4to, yellow cloth, d.w. New York: Abrams and the National Geographic Society, (1987). A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper.
Cambridge: Oleander Press, 1984. 2 volumes. folding map, In-text black-and-white illustrations, and several full page illustrations. 8vos, red cloth, dust wrappers. Near fine copies in very good(+) dust wrappers. Facsimile reprint of the 1879 edition.
London: Longman, 1818. 260pp., 73pp. index. 8vo, full polished tan calf with gilt border, gilt- decorated spine, outer dentelles (leather well-rubbed, spine ends chipped). London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1818. Fourth edition, considerably enlarged and improved. Very good.
London: Arnold, 1996. Illus. 8vo, pr. wrs. London: Arnold, (1996). Near Fine.
Lille: L. Daniel, 1898. Illustrated with 2 b/w plates. 18pp with text in French. Tall slim 8vo pamphlet, sewn. Lille: Imprimerie L. Daniel 1898. A very good(+) copy with inscription from the author.
Paris: Amedee Bedelet. 12 fine hand-colored plates with tissue guards, illustrated by M. A. Leloir, Hadamar and P. Saint-Germain. 266pp., 8vo, highly ornate pictorial gilt spine and covers, blind stamped navy cloth (covers are lightly rubbed, interior is fine), a.e.g. Paris: Amedee Bedelet, n.d. (ca. 1860). Very goo d(+).
Amsterdam: Jan Wolters, 1697. 323 pp. of text including table of contents and index; illustrated with 3 inserted tables and 43 maps, many of them folding. Beautifully engraved title page. 4to (9.5" x 7.5"), minor wear and scuffing to original calf binding, gilt spine in 6 compartments. Text in Latin. Ink inscription on first free fly page: Walter Bowman. Maps and text in excellent condition. Stunningly printed maps, both contemporary and classical, of Europe, Africa, Asia, Asia Minor, the Holy...
31 pages. 4to, original printed wrappers. Washington: GPO, 1880. Very good.
London: Dulau, 1876. Color frontispiece and 125 woodcut diagrams in the text; 12 maps. xvi, 429pp. Thick 8vo, nicely bound in full tan calf prize binding with large gilt-stamped crests on the covers; marbled endpapers and page edges (some edgewear but solid and attractive). London: Dulau and Co., 1876. A very good(+) copy.