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Bartholomew's Road Atlas of Great Britain
1 Bartholomew's Road Atlas of Great Britain
Edinburgh John Bartholomew & Son Ltd. 1966 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
DJ shows shelf wear, with soiling, tape-repaired tears. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. AA map of Great Britain laid in, in G- only condition ; Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 112 pages 
Price: 28.50 CDN
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Carta's Historical Atlas of Israel  A survey of the past & review of the present, Aumann, Moshe & Carta Editors
2 Aumann, Moshe & Carta Editors Carta's Historical Atlas of Israel A survey of the past & review of the present
Jerusalem Carta 1983 9652200514 / 9789652200518 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Red card covers show some shelf wear with minor creasing.; A bright, solid book. Illustrated with maps throughout. ; Maps; 7.80 X 5.12 X 1 inches; 80 pages; This volume illustrates how Israel has changed geographically from Biblical times to the late 20th century. 
Price: 14.95 CDN
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Mercator  The Man Who Mapped the Planet, Crane, Nicholas
3 Crane, Nicholas Mercator The Man Who Mapped the Planet
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2002 0297646656 / 9780297646655 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Light wear to top edge of dust jacket ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped, map endpapers ; B&W and color plates; 9.29 X 6.46 X 1.42 inches; 348 pages; "Gerhard Mercator (1512-1594) was born at the dawn of the Age of Discovery, when the world was beginning to be discovered and carved up by navigators, geographers and cartographers. Mercator was the greatest and most ingenious cartographer of them all: it was he who coined the word 'atlas' and solved the riddle of converting the three-dimensional globe into a two-dimensional map while retaining true compass bearings. It is Mercator's Projection that NASA is using today to map Mars. How did Mercator reconcile his religious beliefs with a science that would make Christian maps obsolete? How did a man whose imagination roamed continents endure imprisonment by the Inquisition? Crane brings this great man vividly to life, underlying it with the maps themselves: maps that brought to a rapt public wonders as remarkable as today's cyber-world. Nick Crane's new book is a scintillating account of the climax of the map-makers' century (and of Mercator's life) - the miraculous compression of the planet which revolutionised navigation and has become the most common worldview we have." 
Price: 16.95 CDN
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WHEELER, Fraser, Esther
4 Fraser, Esther WHEELER
Banff, AB Summerthought 1978 0919934072 / 9780919934078 First Canadian Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by W.F.U. Copeman jacket art 
Previous owner's name on FFEP, wear to top of DJ, small tears, back of DJ scuffed, 2 sticker pulls. ; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 164 pages; This is a study of one of the great surveyors of the Rocky Mountains, Arthur O. Wheeler. 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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Historical Atlas of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest, Hayes, Derek
5 Hayes, Derek Historical Atlas of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest
Vancouver BC Cavendish Books 2000 1552899004 / 9781552899007 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ and red cloth boards show edge wear, DJ chipped with short tears top of spine, light creasing to DJ edges. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W and colour photographs, drawings, maps; 13 X 10 X 1.30 inches; 208 pages; "Here is history from a geographical viewpoint! For the first time, many of the old maps of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest have been gathered together in a single book, creating an atlas of antique maps that tell a continuing story of the expanding frontier of knowledge about the region.The Historical Atlas of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest is 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 or historical significance.There are imaginary and speculative maps, old political boundary maps, boundary dispute maps, military and spy maps, bird s eye maps, gold rush maps, railway maps and Hudson s Bay Company maps. All are reproductions of hand-drawn or contemporary engraved originals. The maps are combined with context-setting history, explanations of how the maps came to be drawn, and the history behind them.Here are the maps of Spanish, British, Russian, American, French and other explorers who literally put the Pacific Northwest on the map - Francis Drake, Vitus Bering and Alexei Chirikov, James Cook, Juan Francisco Bodega y Quadra, Alejandro Malaspina, Dionisio Galiano, George Vancouver, Alexander Mackenzie, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, David Thompson, Charles Wilkes, John Charles Fremont, and many others. In drawing their maps, these explorers and mapmakers helped fill in geographical knowledge of one of the last remaining gaps in the map of the world.A unique and stunning new perspective on the history of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest.The Historical Atlas of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest contains high quality reproductions of 335 original maps, with over 235 covering the territory which is now British Columbia. Of the 335 old maps, 180 are in colour and 155 in (usually original) black and white; there are 60 other illustrations, including modern colour photographs and black and white historical photographs and engravings; 27 are in colour, 33 in black and white." 
Price: 45.00 CDN
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Historical Atlas of Vancouver and the Lower Fraser Valley, Hayes, Derek
6 Hayes, Derek Historical Atlas of Vancouver and the Lower Fraser Valley
Vancouver BC Douglas & McIntyre 2005 1553651073 / 9781553651079 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Only slight wear to book and dust jacket ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W and Color Illustrations, maps; 12.20 X 9.70 X 1 inches; 192 pages; "Vancouver had its beginnings as a sleepy sawmill outpost on the edge of a sparsely settled, mostly unmapped colony. In less than a century, the city grew to a bustling metropolis of more than a million people. Here, gathered together in a single volume for the first time, are the maps that shaped the city and its region, the Lower Fraser Valley. Whether faithful to reality, fanciful or strictly promotional, these maps represent a rich documentary and artistic legacy." "Map researcher and collector Derek Hayes here presents the sixth in a series of critically acclaimed, award-winning historical atlases. Gathered together in a single volume for the first time, here are the maps that shaped Vancouver and the surrounding Lower Fraser Valley. More than 370 original maps chart the regionís development beginning with the years of discovery and exploration. They depict its days as a fledgling colonial outpost, its appearance on the world scene after the arrival of the Canadian Pacific Railway, through to its emergence as a postwar Pacific metropolis. These maps evoke such historic events and developments as the founding of Fort Langley, the first settlements on the inlet, and the filling in of False Creek, along with more recent aspects of this richly diverse area such as the real estate boom and the explosive growth of Vancouver. Included are many fascinating plans for schemes that never got off the drawing board." 
Price: 55.00 CDN
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The Land of Heart's Delight  Early Maps and Charts of Vancouver Island, Layland, Michael
7 Layland, Michael The Land of Heart's Delight Early Maps and Charts of Vancouver Island
TouchWood Editions 2016 1771510153 / 9781771510158 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Only slight wear, creasing to book and dust jacket. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar protector. ; Colour maps; 240 pages; This was a BC Book Prize Honour Book. Maps dating back to the 1770s are the basis of this cartographical history of Vancouver Island. 
Price: 38.50 CDN
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Eighty Knots to Mach 2  Forty-Five Years in the Cockpit, Linnekin, Richard
8 Linnekin, Richard Eighty Knots to Mach 2 Forty-Five Years in the Cockpit
Annapolis, Maryland Naval Institute Press 1991 1557505004 / 9781557505002 1st Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Some edge wear to extremities; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; 9 X 5.90 X 1.10 inches; 404 pages; Richard Linnekin, Captain USN (Ret.), graduated from the US Naval Academy with the class of 1944 in June 1943 under the accelerated wartime program. He received his wings in Nov. 1945, graduated from the US Navy Test Pilot School & received a degree in aeronautical engineering from the US Navy Postgraduate School. His wartime experience in the air extended to Korea and Vietnam in various planes. Linnekin then went on into testing, development and design. 
Price: 13.95 CDN
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The Face of Early Toronto  An archival record, 1797-1936, Martyn, Lucy Booth
9 Martyn, Lucy Booth The Face of Early Toronto An archival record, 1797-1936
Sutton West Paget Press 1982 0920348246 / 9780920348246 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ shows light shelf wear, some creasing and one short tear top edge. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Maps and B&W photos; 157 pages; The highlights of this book are the number of street maps taken from Goad's 1884 Atlas of Toronto, architectural drawings of 19th century buildings and early photographs of buildings accompanied by a short history. 
Price: 44.95 CDN
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The Maritime Provinces Atlas, McCalla, Robert J.
10 McCalla, Robert J. The Maritime Provinces Atlas
Halifax, NS Maritext Limited 1988 0921921055 / 9780921921059 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Illustrated covers have rubbing marks, light shelfwear to edges and corners. ; A bright solid book.; Maps & color illustrations; 96 pages; An atlas of geographical and economic facts, natural resources and population for the eastern Maritime provinces of Canada. 
Price: 28.50 CDN
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