the World is under my feet

the World is under my feet
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Wednesday, 16 March 2011

British Map Engravers: A Dictionary of Engravers, Lithographers, and their Principal Employers to 1850.

Map libraries, dealers and collectors will probably want to order a copy of: 

Just announced, to be published in June 2011. 

By Laurence Worms & Ashley Baynton-Williams 

The authors are giving the key-note lecture at the London Map Fair in  June - details at - and copies of the book will be available there. Also, signed subscription copies can be collected there, by prior arrangement.

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London : Rare Book Society, 2011. First edition. Set to be published in June 2011 at a price of UK 125.00, the price to advance subscribers is UK 80.00, which may be paid in two instalments. An illustrated dictionary of well over 1,500 members of the map-trade in the British Isles from the beginnings until the mid nineteenth century, including all the known engravers and lithographers, all the known globemakers and retailers, the principal mapsellers and publishers, the key cartographers, the makers of map-based games and puzzles, and others. Each entry includes a list of published work, the known biographical facts (in most cases based on fresh and original research), addresses and dates, details of apprentices, etc. Twenty-five years in the making, the book contains previously unpublished material on almost every page.

Royal 8vo (25cm). Approx. 750pp. Numerous illustrations, apprentice charts, etc. Hardbound.

To order this book please note the stock number 38116 and click through to the database. Enter the number in the stock/order number box - press the search button - and a shopping basket should appear. Or simply call us or e-mail Please indicate in the "additional message" box the number of copies required, whether you wish to pay UK 40.00 now and UK 40.00 plus postage on publication, or whether you wish to pay UK 80.00 now for free delivery worldwide when the book is published. Please also indicate how you wish your name to appear in the list of subscribers.

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