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A Historia dos Descobrimentos Portugueses

by Peres, Damia

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Published
1983
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Porto, Portugal: Vertente, 1983. Hardcover. 454p, image blind stamped to front of dark green boards, illustrated, small residual label to gutter of front free endpaper, else in very good condition, in Portuguese language. The third edition, from 1983.
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image of Codex Telleriano-Remensis: Ritual, Divination, and History in a Pictorial Aztec Manuscript

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Austin: University of Texas Press, 1995. Hardcover. xiv, 365p., 10x13 inches, black boards, illustrated with color plates on art quality paper, very good condition in like dustjacket.
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£44.37
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1960. Hardcover. ix, 459p., black boards, ten black and white illustrated plates including fold out map in rear, rubricated title page. Very good but no dust jacket.
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£8.87
image of The Comprehensive Universal Atlas World Map Drawn by Chinese in the Qing Dynasty / Qing dai guo ren hui ke de shi jie di tu

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Beijing: Zhongguo da bai ke quan shu chu ban she, 2002. Hardcover. 171p., very good hardcover, in a slipcase together with two 4x4 foot folded maps. Text mostly in Chinese with an English introduction.
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image of The Oldest Maps of the Netherlands An illustrated and annotated carto-bibliography of the 16th century maps of the XVII Provinces

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Utrecht, Netherlands: HES & De Graa, 1987. Hardcover. 230p., dark green boards, illustrated with maps, in very good condition. Dust jacket shows wear to edges, fading along spine.
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The Badianus Manuscript, Codex Barberini, Latin 241, Vatican Library; an Aztec herbal of 1552

by Emmart, Emily Walcott (Introduction, translation and annotations) with a foreword by Henry E. Sigerist

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Published
1940
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Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1940. Hardcover. xxiv, 341p., 12x9.5 inches, cloth boards, contains 118 color plate facsimile of the manuscript followed by a transcription and translation. Front pastedown endpaper has a small "Garden Club of Honolulu" book plate, their name in pen near top of title page, else in good condition. Uncommon dust jacket is a very torn,… Read more
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The Portuguese in India (Vol. 1: 1481-1571; Vol. 2: 1571-1894)

by Danvers, F. C.

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Published
1966
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London: Frank Cass & Co. Ltd, 1966. Hardcover. Two volumes, lii,572p. (Vol. 1) & xv, 579p. (Vol. 2), glit title on spine, illustustrated with folded maps, top edges on both volumes heavily foxed/stained else in very good condition.
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Land and Government of Muscovy: A Sixteenth-Century Account

by Staden, Heinrich von, Thomas Esper, editor

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Published
1967
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Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1967. Hardcover. xxiii, 142p.,cloth boards, map illustrated endpapers, illustrated. Very good in like jacket.
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The Portuguese Pioneers

by Prestage, Edgar

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Published
1966
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London: Adam & Charles Black, 1966. Hardcover. xiv, 351p., illustrated over blue boards with gilt decorated blind stamped to front cover. Previous owners' names and dates scribbled on first blank page, top edge is inked, side and bottom edges somewhat toned. faded and worn dust jacket. Originally published in 1933, this reprint from 1966.
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The Journey of Maps and Images on the Silk Road

by Forêt, Philippeand Andres Kaplony (eds)

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Published
2008
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9789004171657
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Boston: Brill, 2008. xxxi, 243p.,Very good in glossy illustrated boards. illustrated with a fold out color plate iluustrated on both sides in rear of book. Brill's Inner Asian Library Volume 21. From the rear cover: "This volume covers new ground on the diffusion and transmission of geographical knowledge that occurred at critical junctures in the long history of the… Read more
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image of The Hereford Map: A Transcription and Translation of the Legends with Commentary

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Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2001. Hardcover. lvii, 476p., hardcover, color illustrations, in very good condition. Terrarum Orbis No. 1. Detailed discussion of the Hereford Map, a depiction of the inhabited world drawn around 1300, one of the largest surviving medieval mappamundi.
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Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers: Supplement

by Tooley, R.V., compiler

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Published
1985
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9780845117033
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Hertfordshire, England: Map Collector Publications, 1985. Hardcover. x, 116p., cloth-covered boards with gilt titles, 7x10.25 inches, illus., very good condition in like unclipped dj.
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Lisbon in the Renaissance: a new translation of the Urbis Olisiponis descriptio

by de Góis, Damião; Jeffrey S. Ruth

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Published
1996
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9780934977364
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New York: Ithaca Press, 1996. Paperback. xlvi, 76., illustrated cover wrap, illustrations, maps, in very good condition.
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Cartographical Innovations: An International Handbook of Mapping Terms to 1900

by Wallis, Helen [Editor]; Robinson, Arthur H. [Editor]

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Published
1987
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9780906430040
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London: Map Collector Publications, Ltd, 1987. Hardcover. xx, 353, green boards, illustrated, in very good condition. Dust jacket is somewhat edgeworn.
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Les Plans de Paris: des origines (1493) à la fin du XVIIIe siècle

by Boutier, Jean; with the collaboration of Jean-Yves Sarazin and Marine Sibille

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Published
2002
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9782717722307
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Paris: Bibliothèque National de France, 2002. Hardcover. 430p., cloth-covered boards, 8.5x11.5 inches, illus., maps, very good condition in like dj. Text in French.
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The Strabo Illustratus Atlas, 1545-1571: A unique sixtenth century composite atlas from the House of Bertelli in Venice

by Meurer, Peter H.; edited by Paul Haas, Stephen Haas, Didier Le Bail and Friedrich Weissert

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Published
2004
ISBN
9783000136252
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Bedburg-Hau, Germany: Antiquariat Gebr. Haas OHG, 2004. Hardcover. 206p., cloth-covered boards, 9.5x13 inches, profusely illus., one corner of boards lightly worn else very good condition. No dj.
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The Voyages of Jacques Cartier

by Bigger, H. P., B. Lit

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Published
1924
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Ottawa: Public Archives of Canada, 1924. Paperback. xiv, 330, illustrated, with fold out maps, some in color, rear wrap is missing, cover wrap is toned along edges with scribbling along top edge and is showing wear for this first edition. Edge and shelf wear is evident, else in readable condition. Public Archives of Canada No. 11.
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image of Cabot to Cartier: Sources for a Historical Ethnography of Northeastern North America 1497-1550

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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1961. Hardcover. xii, 287pp., illustrated with maps, good in a shelf & edge worn blue dj faded along the spine. From the dust jacket flap: "This study was prepared in an attempt to clarify seemingly contradictory interpretations of the early history of the discovery of North America, as well as to survey the early… Read more
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image of Cartier to Frontenac: Geographical Discovery in the Interior of North America in Its Historical Relations, 1534-1700

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New York: Cooper Square Publishers, 1970. Hardcover. viii, 379, illustrated. brown boards, pages 174 and 175 had some sort of sticker glued to both pages at gutter at one time, leading to smudging/obscuring ot text. A reader has reconstitued some of the words with pen. Overall, about good condition. Originally published in 1894.
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image of Southeast Asia in the Age of Commerce 1450-1680. Volume One: The Lands below the Winds

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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1988. Hardcover. xvi, 275p., illustrated with numerous period reproductions, modern line maps, ancient maps in facsimile (nothing fancy, no color) and lots of tables. First hardcover edition in 9.5x6 inch tan cloth boards titled green and enclosed in its glazed dust jacket. An as-new copy, preserved in a well-cared for collection: entirely sound, clean… Read more
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£18.49