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ATLAS MAIOR ANGLIA, SCOTIA & HIBERNIA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Joan Blaeu; Peter Van Der Krogt.
Stock no. 1821734
Published by Taschen. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The ATLAS MAIOR, the cartographical masterpiece of the Baroque, was brought out in 1662 and 1665 by the Amsterdam publisher Joan Blaeu, one of Holland's leading cartographers. Originally appearing in Latin, the atlas comprised 594 maps in 11 volumes, which depicted the whole of the world as known to early modern Europe. It was the largest and most expensive book to be published during the seventeenth century. For more than 100 years it remained the definitive atlas of the world, and today is one of the most sought-after and valuable antiquarian rarities. TASCHEN's bibliophile reprint of this costly atlas is based on the hand-colored copy with gilt highlights now in the Austrian National Library in Vienna. Alongside original quotes from Joan Blaeu relating to the individual maps, the new text by Peter van der Krogt explains the historical and cultural associations and introduces the reader to the fascinating world of early modern cartography. Large format. Two volumes. Colour maps, 58 of England, 55 of Scotland and Ireland. The text is in English, French and German. Contained in pictorial slipcase. ISBN: 9783822851043. Light bumping to top & tail of spines and light scuffing to boards. Dustwrappers have minor rubbing to corners. A lovely set contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition.
Very large format. Tenth Edition reprinted with changes. Black cloth boards, silver titles. Superb colour maps. Blue ribbon page marker. ISBN: 0723007926. Reprint. Boards and contents fine, ribbon page marker a little stretched. Black pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and worn at rear corners. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is grubby and scuffed, a few small dints and wear to top front edge.
Large format, card wraps. ISBN: 1857936124. Some light edge-creasing/wear to cover edges.
Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0861240235. Minor pen mark to lower edge of text block. Corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Faint marks to boards. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is creased to top edge with a small closed tear, light score marks.
THE OBSERVER'S TOURIST ATLAS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND
Written by John Bartholomew.
Stock no. 1318265
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1981. Very good condition.
Observers Series No. 63. Laminate boards. ISBN: 0723216231. Slight browning to covers. Some foxing to contents.
Large format. Card wraps. B/w maps. ISBN: 090060994X. Crease to top of spine.
THE OBSERVER'S TOURIST ATLAS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND (CYANAMID WRAPPER)
Written by John Bartholomew.
Stock no. 2130420
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Observers Series No. 63. Laminate boards. In rare advertising wrapper Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning.
THE MITCHELL BEAZLEY WORLD ATLAS OF BIRDS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2127947
Published by Mitchell Beazley Publishers. Circa 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Pale blue/grey cloth with gilt title to spine. Exquisite colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0855330422. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Small glue mark to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips; some browning to spine. Pictorial slip case is very good; just browned.
EUROPEAN RAILWAY ATLAS SCANDINAVIA AND EASTERN EUROPE
Written by M.G. Ball.
Stock no. 1816162
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1993. Fine condition.
An essential guide for railway enthusiast and regular traveller. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w maps. ISBN: 0711021724.
THE CHRONOLOGICAL ATLAS OF WORLD WAR TWO
Written by Charles Messenger.
Stock no. 1610286
Published by Macmillan Publishing Co.. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. Over 200 maps. ISBN: 0025843915.
Observer's series No. 91. Laminate boards. ISBN: 072321624x. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Covers are possibly very slightly browned. Contents fine.
NEW ATLAS OF THE BRITISH & IRISH FLORA
Written by C.D. Preston; D.A. Pearman; T.D. Dines.
Stock no. 1609627
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Distribution maps and accompanying text for 2412 flowering plants in Great Britain and Ireland. All the native species and all the commoner hybrids and ointroduced species are covered together with a wide range of subspecies. Large format. 910 pages. ISBN: 0198510675. A little wear to cloth at corners. Acetate overlay is present. CD-Rom present in sleeve at rear (NOT TESTED). Light stain affecting edge of last few pages. Contents otherwise are generally clean and bright. Acetate overlay is present. Wrapper is edge creased, with a small tear, and creased across the lower part of the rear panel.