Auction 110, Lot 770

"[Lot of 57] The Map Collector",

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1977-96 (published)

Publication: Map Collector Publications Ltd.

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Size:
8.2 x 11.7 inches
20.8 x 29.7 cm

Ronald Vere Tooley founded this great magazine in 1977 and over the next two decades it built a reputation as a highly respected resource on the history of cartography and collecting antique maps. Each issue contains a wealth of information written by the most respected researchers, collectors and dealers. A large number are represented here, starting with the first issue. Set includes No's. 1, 8, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27-31, 33-35, 37-53, 55, 56, 57 and 70. Plus indexes to Issues 21-30 (2), 31-40, 41-50 and 51-60. With a few duplicates: No's 22, 28 (2), 48 and 56. Also six copies of No. 28 as a reprint with only the British Library Map collection articles. A remarkable collection of reference information.

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Condition: A

Lot includes a couple only good due to sunning on spine and a touch of very light foxing on some of the earlier issues.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/2/2005

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