1. Lester, Toby. The Fourth Part of the World. An engaging, sweeping work detailing the making and rediscovery of Waldseemuller's great wall map of the world. In delving into the detail of the map, Lester provides one of the best, most entertaining introductions to the early discoverers and their antecedents. A must-read for those considering early maps of the world. Hardcover, 462 pp.
D. The Mapping of North America II. The continuation
of Burden's definitive work, detailing maps of North America produced
between 1670 and 1700. Hardcover, 568 pp.
Augustyn, R./ Cohen, P. Manhattan in Maps. Award-winning
work, illustrated in full color, tracing the history of New York
City through maps. Hardcover, color-illustrated throughout. 164
van den Broecke, M.P.R. Ortelius Atlas Maps. Extremely
useful work that identifies editions and states of all the maps
that appeared in the master's atlas. Hardcover, illustrated in
black and white, 307 pp.
Burden, P. D. The Mapping of North America. The essential
work for the collector of North America maps, from discovery to
1670. Hardcover, 568 pp.
Cumming, W. P.; Hillier, S.; Quinn, D.B.; Williams, G. The
Exploration of North America 1630-1776. Hardcover. 272pp.
Very knowledgeable text; many illustrations, several of rarities.
Delano-Smith, C. & Kain, R.J.P. English Maps: A History.
A fresh, introductory work exploring the role of maps in
English society. Attractively illustrated. Hardcover, 320 pp.
Ginsberg, W. B. Maps and Mapping of Norway 1602-1855. With this work, Ginsberg maintains his standard of painstaking research and beautiful presentation with this cartobibliography of Norway. Beautifully illustrated in full color. Hardcover, 317 pp.
Ginsberg, W. B. Scandia: Important Early Maps of the Northern Regions & Maps and Charts of Norway. Beautifully illustrated,
carefully researched collection of maps and charts of the northern parts of the world.
Paperback, 34 pp.Paperback, 96 pp.
Ginsberg, William B. Norvegia Regnum: A Collection of Maps
and Sea Charts of Norway 1602-1827. Beautifully illustrated,
carefully researched collection of Norwegian maps and charts.
Paperback, 34 pp.
Ginsberg, William B. Septentrionalium Regionum: The Mapping
of the Northern Regions 1482-1601. Another visually impressive
and highly scholarly collection. Paperback, 82 pp.
Kraus, H. P. Sir Francis Drake: A Pictorial Biography.
Folio, excellent condition. Hardcover, 236 pp.
Lorant, S. The New World. Illustrated study of De Bry
books on Virginia & Florida with fine reproductions of White's
watercolors.Hardcover; excellent. 292pp.
McLaughlin, G. & Mayo, N. The Mapping of California as
an Island. By far the most complete work on the subject.
Many black and white illustrations, Softcover, 141 pp
Nebenzahl, K. Atlas of Columbus and The Great Discoveries.
Beautifully illustrated treasury of maps of the Age of Discovery.
Hardcover, fine in dj. 168 pp.
Pritchard, M. B. & Taliaferro, H. Mapping Colonial America,
Degrees of Latitude. Magnificently produced, well-written,
carefully researched work describing the cartographic highlights
of the collection of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. 283
illustrations, 159 in color. 434 pp.
Scott, V. Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers: Revised Edition
Q-Z Final volume of an indispensable reference work. Hardcover,
Skelton, R.A. Decorative Printed Maps of the 14th to 18th
Centuries. Hardcover. 80pp & 84 plates. Early (1952)
reference work treating many rarities.
Stevenson, E.L. Maps, Charts, Globes: Five Centuries of Exploration.
Exhibition catalogue commemorating the Columbus Quincentenary;
features an impressive array of portolans and globes, some of
which were never previously pictured in color. Hardcover, 128
Suarez, T. Early Mapping of Southeast Asia. Sumptuously
illustrated and authoritatively written. Hardcover. 280 pp.