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Image for Bartholomew's Road Atlas of Great Britain

Bartholomew's Road Atlas of Great Britain

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Bartholomew & Son Ltd.: 1966

Seller ID: 18165

Condition: 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 View more info

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Carta's Historical Atlas of Israel A survey of the past & review of the present

By: Aumann, Moshe & Carta Editors

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Jerusalem, Carta: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18481

ISBN: 9652200514

Condition: 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. View more info

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Mercator The Man Who Mapped the Planet

By: Crane, Nicholas

Price: $16.95

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17452

ISBN: 0297646656

Condition: 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... View more info

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An Atlas of African History

By: Fage, J. D.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold (Publishers) Ltd: 1965

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 19420

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with tears, light chipping, previous owner's name marked out on front free end paper. Price-clipped. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. B&W maps throughout. ; B&W maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pages View more info

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WHEELER

By: Fraser, Esther

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Banff, AB, Summerthought: 1978

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 392

ISBN: 0919934072

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


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. View more info

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RAC Official Map of Recommended Routes Round and Across London Cloth Edition

By: George Philip & Son

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, George Philip & Son: ca 1949

Seller ID: 19031

Condition: Very Good


Green card covers are creased with some edge wear but are fully intact. Only minimal wear to the map; This linen backed foldout map is bound with card covers and has an Index bound in at the back. The scale is 1 mile to the inch ; Royal Automobile Club; Colour map; 0 pages; This fold out map is undated but appears to be mid 20th century. View more info

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Historical Atlas of Canada Vol I: From the Beginning to 1800

By: Harris, R. Cole

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19321

ISBN: 0802024955

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. Previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Colour Illustrations; 15.0 X 5.8 X 0.2 inches; 198 pages; "A uniquely beautiful record of Canada's early development, this volume of the Historical Atlas of Canada explores the relationship between what is now Canada and its people, from the earliest evidence of human habitation to the beginning of the nineteenth century.The early traces date back some 12000 years. From this starting point at the end of the late Wisconsinan glacial maximum, the atlas pr... View more info

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Historical Atlas of the North Pacific Ocean Maps of Discovery and Scientific Exploration, 1500-2000

By: Hayes, Derek

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Sasquatch Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19422

ISBN: 1570613117

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to dustjacket; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 13.3 X 10.3 X 0.9 inches; 224 pages; "Over five hundred years of maps depicting the North Pacific Ocean and the lands that border it - the United States, Canada, Alaska, Russia, Japan, Korea, and China have been collected into this new atlas. From antique maps of the sixteenth century to modern satellite images, this volume covers all the major explorations, such as Magellan, Bering, Cook, and Vancouver; Perry's opening of Japan; and the U.S. North Pacific Exploring Expedition. It ... View more info

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The Historical Atlas of New York City A Visual Celebration of Nearly 400 Years of New York City's History

By: Homberger, Eric

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19213

ISBN: 0805026495

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Henry Holt Reference Book; Colour Illustrations; 11.0 X 8.7 X 0.8 inches; 192 pages; "Eric Homberger's The Historical Atlas of New York City shows what can be achieved within a very narrow frame of discussion. With just one city to depict, Homberger explores the rich variety of details in the city's 400-year history with vivid drawings and illustrations as well as beautifully rendered maps. The atlas takes on the geologic history of New York, major eras (Indian, Dutch, and British), and the formative 19th century, as ... View more info

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The Land of Heart's Delight Early Maps and Charts of Vancouver Island

By: Layland, Michael

Price: $38.50

Publisher: TouchWood Editions: 2016

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18283

ISBN: 1771510153

Condition: 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. View more info

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Vancouver A Visual History

By: MacDonald, Bruce

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Talonbooks: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19214

ISBN: 0889223114

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with small tears, light chipping. Back bottom fore corner a little bumped. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Book is 12"x12". ; Colour & B&W photographs & maps; 84 pages; "Absolutely unique in its presentational style, Vancouver: A Visual History is a delightful and important book. This stunning, full-colour historical atlas brings to life Vancouver’s first fourteen decades, beginning with a map of the 1850s depicting the land use, economy and settlement patterns of its first peoples, and ending with a map of the 1980s. Using a rep... View more info

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The Face of Early Toronto An archival record, 1797-1936

By: Martyn, Lucy Booth

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Sutton West, Paget Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18225

ISBN: 0920348246

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Maritime Provinces Atlas

By: McCalla, Robert J.

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Halifax, NS, Maritext Limited: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8554

ISBN: 0921921055

Condition: 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. View more info

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Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names A Complete Reference to Coastal British Columbia

By: Scott, Andrew

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19222

ISBN: 1550174843

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar.; B&W Photographs and maps; 10.2 X 7.1 X 1.9 inches; 664 pages; "In 1909 Captain John T. Walbran published one of the most beloved and enduring of all BC books, British Columbia Coast Names. Harbour Publishing celebrates the hundredth anniversary of that landmark work by presenting the first book to update Walbran's classic, Andrew Scott's Raincoast Place Names. Like its progenitor, Raincoast Place Names is much more than simply a catalogue of name origins because it tells the often fascinating stories behind the names and in so d... View more info

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A Stó:Lo Coast Salish Historical Atlas

By: Thor Carlson, Keith

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Douglas & McIntyre: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19412

ISBN: 1550548123

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar.; Colour & B&W photographs & maps; 14.5 X 10.7 X 1.0 inches; 224 pages; "This ground-breaking historical atlas presents a superbly researched comprehensive overview of the physical and social history of the traditional territory of the Stó:lo Nation. Stó:lo means "river," and the people take their name from the giant Fraser River that flows through their lands. Using material drawn from the larger Coast Salish region, the atlas covers northwest Washington State and southwest British Columbia, including Metropolitan Vancouver.The 86 full-c... View more info

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Historic Maritime Maps

By: Wigal, Donald

Price: $21.50

Publisher: London, Sirocco: 2007

Seller ID: 19088

ISBN: 1844843890

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Full colour illustrations throughout ; Magnus Collection; Colour Illustrations; 12.6 X 9.6 X 1.7 inches; 256 pages; "The selection of maps in this book dates from the 12th to the 18th century. While they may appear quite primitive to our eyes, they reveal the steady progress of the earliest seafarers in their determination to conquer the sea. What they lack in geographical accuracy, they make up for in charm." View more info