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Phantom Islands of the Atlantic: The Legends of Seven Lands That Never Were
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Phantom Islands of the Atlantic: The Legends of Seven Lands That Never Were

By Johnson, Donald S

New York: Walker & Co.. Hardcover. 1994. 2nd Printing. 8vo 220pp . Fine in Fine DJ. B&W Illustrations Tales of seven nonexistent lands conjured out of myth or human error but nonetheless appearing on maps for centuries .

$17.64

The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation
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The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation

By Skelton, R. A, Marston, Thomas E, and Painter, George D

New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. Hardcover. 1995. New Edition. 4to 291pp . Fine in Fine DJ. B&W Illustrations. Now, on the 30th anniversary of its original publication, here is this classic of historical cartography in a new edition. It reprints unaltered the original text on the Vinland Map and an account of Friar John of Plano Carpini's mission to the Mongols from 1245 to 1247 ( the Tartar Relation) , with which the map had at some stage been bound .

$35.28

The Mapmakers
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The Mapmakers

By Wilford, John Noble

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. 1981. 1st Edition. 8vo 414pp . Fine in Fine DJ. B&W Illustrations. The story of the great pioneers in cartography, from antiquity to the space age .

$23.52

Roman Britain

By Great Britain. Ordnance Survey

Southampton, England: Ordnance Survey. Hardcover. 1978. 4th Edition. 4to 31pp . Fine with no DJ. Maps Cover title: Map of Roman Britain Contains 2 large folded maps, a north sheet map and a south sheet map .

$29.40