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Auction 138, Lot 930

"[Lot of 3 Cartographic References] Maps and History: Constructing Images of the Past [and] Maps: Their History, Characteristics and Uses [and] History of Cartography",

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1927-97 (published)

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A) Maps and History: Constructing Images of the Past by Jeremy Black, published 1997, printed color, (7 x 10"). 267 pp. with illustrations, with a few in color. Hardbound in black paper boards, gilt title on spine and illustrative paper covers. (A)

B) Maps: Their History, Characteristics and Uses by Sir Herbert George Fordham, published 1927, black & white, (5.5 x 8"). 83 pp. with 8 plates. As called for. Plate VIII, Cambridge Shire, is reproduced on the front paper cover. This hand book is based upon a series of five lectures delivered in Cambridge in the spring and early summer of 1920 to the teachers of the County of Cambridge. Hardbound in green paper boards and illustrative paper covers. (A)

C) History of Cartography by Leo Bagrow, published 1985, printed color, (8 x 11"). 312 pp. with numerous illustrations, many of which are in color. Hardbound in blue cloth boards and illustrative paper covers. (A)

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Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/7/2011

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