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PIGOT & CO.S BRITISH ATLAS: COMPRISING THE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND ...
1 PIGOT & CO.S BRITISH ATLAS: COMPRISING THE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND ...
London Salamander 2000 1840652551 / 9781840652550 Facsimile of 1840 edition, slightly Redu Very Good+ Very Good 
Unpaginated, Folio (13 5/8" H). Facsimile of 1840 edition, slightly reduced in size. Remainder of title: "(Upon Which Are Load Down All Railways Completed And In Progress), With Large Sheet Map of England And Wales (endpapers), And A Circular One Of The Country Round London: The Whole Engraved On Steel Plates. Accompanied By Topographical And Statistical Accounts Of Each County; Railway Information; Tables Of Distances Of The Principal Towns In Great Britain; And An Itinerary Of The Most Useful And Generally Travelled Routes Throughout The United Kingdom." Map endpapers, 39 full page colour county maps plus circular map around London. "An excellent summary essay is also given for each individual county, providing information on the origin of its name, its ancient history, soil and climate, produce and manufactures, rivers and canals, railways, civil and ecclesiastical divisions, and the size of population. This date provides an important insight into the era of the burgeoning Industrial Revolution, especially regarding demographic trends and developments of transport infrastructure. Political information, such as the number of Members of Parliament returned is also given." Book slightly cocked, minor rubbing. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very light rubbing, small wrinkle on front hinge, tiny dwnt on rear hinge. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
WINNIPEG IN MAPS, 1816-1972 / WINNIPEG PAR LES CARTES, 1816-1972., Artibise, Alan F.J. And Dahl, Edward H.
2 Artibise, Alan F.J. And Dahl, Edward H. WINNIPEG IN MAPS, 1816-1972 / WINNIPEG PAR LES CARTES, 1816-1972.
Ottawa National Map Collection, Public Archives of Canada 1975 First Edition Very Good 
80 pp, 12 1/8" H. B&w maps. Bilingual text (English/French). "In this volume we present thirty-one maps, dating from 1816 to 1972, in the hope that those interested in Winnipeg's history will become aware of the wealth and variety of cartographical material available to them." Includes: Red River Settlement, 1816; Upper Fort Garry and Vicinity, 1848; Village of Winnipeg, 1872; Bird's Eye View of Winnipeg, 1880; Hudson's Bay Company's Reserve, 1887; Street Railways of Winnipeg, 1882-1914; Armstrong's Point, c.1905; Tuxedo Park, c.1910; Housing in the North End, 1917; Housing in the South End, 1930; Outline Map of St. Vital Park, 1929; Metropolitan Winnipeg, 1960, Unicity, 1972, etc. Interior - old price label on first page with light offset on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear on covers - light on spine, very light rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
ATLAS OF BRITISH HISTORY., Gilbert, Martin.  Cartography by Arthur Banks.
3 Gilbert, Martin. Cartography by Arthur Banks. ATLAS OF BRITISH HISTORY.
Dorset, n.p., 1984, reprint - originally published 1968 as 'British History Atlas'. 
Unpaginated (118 b&w maps), large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 08802917X "....contains maps that depict the history of Britain from the first Celtic settlements in 50 B.C. to the present day, providing a wealth of historical and statistical detail. Covering a wide range of subjects, they show changes in the political, social, religious, and economic development of Great Britain as well as major wars, battles, explorations, expansions, alliances, and the growth a n d e x p a n s i on of various aspects of British life such as transportation, trade, agriculture, and industry. Each map and the accompanying legend are carefully planned and designed to provide a graphic, visual narrative of the wide sweep of B ri ti s h hi st or y, d ep icting specific events or developments in such a way that all the relevant data can be easily understood." Slight fading to top of boards near spine, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has tiny tear wit h c rea se s at bot tom of sp ine , very small faint scuff on rear panel. Very good+/Very good. 
Price: 14.95 USD
 
 
HISTORICAL ATLAS AND GUIDE.  RAND McNALLY., Gramfors, Bo, preface by.
4 Gramfors, Bo, preface by. HISTORICAL ATLAS AND GUIDE. RAND McNALLY.
Rand McNally, (1993). 
200 pp, small 8vo (7 5/8" H), soft cover. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with maps, photographs, drawings, reproductions. "Charts the march of time from prehistory into the 1990s. Spotlights people, places, and events in over 200 color illustrations. Portrays the changing face of the world with over 150 full-color detailed maps." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear. VG 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
THE 'CONTOUR' ROAD BOOK OF ENGLAND (SOUTH-EAST DIVISION): A SERIES OF ELEVATION PLANS OF THE ROADS, WITH MEASUREMENTS AND DESCRIPTIVE LETTERPRESS + (WESTERN DIVISION) INCLUDING WALES + (NORTHERN DIVISION) + THE 'CONTOUR' ROAD BOOK OF SCOTLAND - 4 VOLUMES., Inglis, Harry R.G.
5 Inglis, Harry R.G. THE 'CONTOUR' ROAD BOOK OF ENGLAND (SOUTH-EAST DIVISION): A SERIES OF ELEVATION PLANS OF THE ROADS, WITH MEASUREMENTS AND DESCRIPTIVE LETTERPRESS + (WESTERN DIVISION) INCLUDING WALES + (NORTHERN DIVISION) + THE 'CONTOUR' ROAD BOOK OF SCOTLAND - 4 VOLUMES.
Edinburgh Gall & Inglis Very Good 
6 1/8" H - 4 volumes - no dates. 'Scotland' - medium blue binding with gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering/crest on front board. 288 pp + 16 pp Index, Nineteenth Revision - Extensively Revised. 28 pp of maps preceding title page (4 b&w, 24 colour), plus unpaginated section of General Notes, Sunset Tables, Lamp-Lighting Tables, Heights of Road Passes, Heights of Principal Mountains, Suggested Tours, etc. Profusely illustrated throughout with b&w elevation plans of roads. 'Northern Division' - dark red binding with gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering/crest on front board. xii, 272 pp + 32 pp Index - introductory section includes 'Gradient Readings', 'Optical Illusions', 'Lamplighting Tables', 'Sunset Tables', 'Pronunciation of Names', etc. Profusely illustrated throughout with b&w elevation plans of roads. 'South East Division' - medium red binding with gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering/crest on front board. xii, (265)-512 pp + 32 pp Index - contents as for 'Northern Division. "Western Division Including Wales' - medium brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering/crest on front board. xii, (497)-848 pp + 32 pp Index - contents as for 'Northern Division'. Very light edge wear, light wrinkling at bottom of spines, minor soiling on bottom of text blocks, 'Scotland' has light browning to top/bottom of text block - other vols. have toning to edges ot text blocks, 'Northern' has small faint soiling mark on top of text block. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
THE CHRONOLOGICAL ATLAS OF WORLD WAR TWO.  (WORLD WAR II), Messenger, Charles.
6 Messenger, Charles. THE CHRONOLOGICAL ATLAS OF WORLD WAR TWO. (WORLD WAR II)
New York Macmillan 1989 0025843915 / 9780025843912 First American Edition Very Good+ Very Good+ Richard and Hazel Watson, maps. 
255 pp, 11 3/4" H. Over 200 maps/battle plans in shades of black, white and red. "(T)his book provides a continuous, chronological narrative, linking the theatres and showing how each affected the others, and the way in which the protagonists were forced to adjust the deployment of armies and resources between them. Each two-page spread describes and maps a particular phase in the conflict, linking its position in the order of events to previous and subsequent topics. Graphic keys supply at-a-glance locations in time and place, while a cursor bar shows the phase of the overall conflict. The maps have been designed to complement and amplify the chronological text, presenting not only the main events but also showing peripheral and incidental information to aid the reader in forming a clear picture of the course of the war. Areas depicted have been chosen with care, to include all the zones and their implicit factors that impinged upon the decision-making of the com-manders in the field as well as their political masters. As a narrative, graphic history of the Second World War, this book will provide new insights for the expert as well as a uniquely comprehensible overview for the layman." Section headings: Introduction; The Legacy of the First World War; Just a European War; Britain Alone; Hitler Turns East; The Dark Before the Dawn; Tide on the Turn; Slowly But Surley; Europe Re-Entered; Liberation; Closing In; Victory in Europe; The Ultimate Weapon; The Legacy; Further Reading; Index. Minor wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket is price-clipped. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
WHERE IS HERE?  CANADA'S MAPS AND THE STORIES THEY TELL., Morantz, Alan.
7 Morantz, Alan. WHERE IS HERE? CANADA'S MAPS AND THE STORIES THEY TELL.
Penguin Canada, (Toronto, 2002), Ist edition. 
256 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w maps, reproductions. "(T)ells the story of the maps that made Canada and that, in turn, have made us Canadian. (Morantz) examines how the inhabitants of this land have used maps for their own purposes - some laudable, some creative and some despicable. And he shows us how maps - made by Inuit hunters, hobos, explorers, missionaries, adventurers, marketers and artists - are often windows on our world views, our assumptions and our dreams. They mirror the best and worst in human nature. They tell the story of Canada." Very light wear at bottom of spine. Dust jacket is bright and clean. VG+/F 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
WHERE IS HERE?  CANADA'S MAPS AND THE STORIES THEY TELL., Morantz, Alan.  Signed.
8 Morantz, Alan. Signed. WHERE IS HERE? CANADA'S MAPS AND THE STORIES THEY TELL.
Penguin Canada, (Toronto, 2002), Ist edition. 
256 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. B&w maps, reproductions. "(T)ells the story of the maps that made Canada and that, in turn, have made us Canadian. (Morantz) examines how the inhabitants o f this land have used maps for their own purposes - some laudable, some creative and some despicable. And he shows us how maps - made by Inuit hunters, hobos, explorers, missionaries, adventurers, marketers and artists - are often windows on our world views, our assumptions and our dreams. They mirror the best and worst in human nature. They tell the story of Canada." Very minor edge wear to boards. Dust jacket is bright and clean. NF/F 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
CENSUS ATLAS OF NEWFOUNDLAND, 1971., Shrimpton, Mark, preface.
9 Shrimpton, Mark, preface. CENSUS ATLAS OF NEWFOUNDLAND, 1971.
St. John's, Newfoundland Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland 1977 Very Good 
Approximately 180 pp (pagination varies throughout atlas), 11 1/2" H. White plastic three ring binder with blue/yellow decoration. Full page maps with heavy card dividers between sections. Contents: Preface; Province of Newfoundland (Introductory Maps / Sex, Fertility and Age / Education / Mobility / Religion / Income and Employment / Housing); St. John's Region and City of St. Johns (Introductory Maps / Sex, Fertility and Age / Education / Mobility / Religion / Income and Employment / Housing); Appendices (Derivation of Map Variables / Definition of 1971 Census Terms / Methodology). Interior - soft crease at top corner of most pages. Binder has a soft bump at top front corner, tiny light stain at top of front hinge. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
THE BROME COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY.  PUBLICATION NO. 1. - NEW SERIES, 1937., Shufelt, Harry B. et al.
10 Shufelt, Harry B. et al. THE BROME COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY. PUBLICATION NO. 1. - NEW SERIES, 1937.
Knowlton, Quebec Brome County Historical Society 1937 Good- 
63 pp, 8 11/16" H. 5 b&w illustrations. Contents: The Birth of the Eastern Townships; Catalogue of Documents Arranged Chronologically; Alphabetical Index of Documents together with additional documents which bear no date; List of Books, Pamphlets, Atlases, Almanacs and Newspapers Relating to the Eastern Townships; Newspapers and Periodicals to year 1900. Interior - light browning to pages, some pages with a tiny or small crease at top corner and some with soft wrinkles, first few pages with small soft crease at bottom corner, small chip at fore-edge of page leaf 61/62. Exterior - small chip at fore-edge of rear cover, various wrinkles and creases on covers, light fading to spine and rear hinge area, minor soiling. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
BIBLIOGRAPHIA CANADIANA., Thibault, Claude, compiler.
11 Thibault, Claude, compiler. BIBLIOGRAPHIA CANADIANA.
Don Mills, Ontario Longman Canada 1973 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
795 pp, 9 3/8" H. Bright red cloth with gilt lettering/decoration on spine/front board. With publisher's original mylar dust wrapper and slipcase. Light wrinkling at top of front hinge and very light at bottom of rear hinge. Dust wrapper has rubbing, small bump at top of front hinge. Slipcase has light rubbing/soiling - mainly on bottom and one side panel, small bump to top front corner. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
HUDSON'S BAY TO HARO STRAIT: BOOKS ON WESTERN CANADA AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.  A COLLECTORS' GUIDE., Whale, G.J. Kim.
12 Whale, G.J. Kim. HUDSON'S BAY TO HARO STRAIT: BOOKS ON WESTERN CANADA AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. A COLLECTORS' GUIDE.
Victoria, British Columbia Rockland Books 1998 0968326005 / 9780968326008 First Edition Fine Signed by Author
316 pp + Index, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). No. 186 of the first edition of 500 copies. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. "(T)he boundaries of the guide are reasonably flexible. If a book contains significant Western or Western Arctic material, it will be included. The geographic reach embraces all the past and present territory of Western and Arctic Canada, all that was once Rupert's Land as well as those areas where histories have intermingled. For example, the great gold rushes of Alaska and the Klondike are strongly linked, and that's reflected in the accounts dealing with those events. I don't think I've missed many of the West's important books, but allow me the occasional oversight. The listings of the books have been made as clear and simple as possible, with a minimum of bibliographic description; enough ony to provide a sense of the size, shape and format of the book and a rough guide to the contents. The physical description is as extensive as needs be to identify the first or most desired edition or, in a lot of cases, the best edited; occasionally all three." From the Introduction. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
WORLD WAR II: BOOKS IN ENGLISH, 1945-65.  HOOVER BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SERIES: XLV., Ziegler, Janet, compiler.  Preface by Robert Vosper.
13 Ziegler, Janet, compiler. Preface by Robert Vosper. WORLD WAR II: BOOKS IN ENGLISH, 1945-65. HOOVER BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SERIES: XLV.
Stanford, California Hoover Institution 1971 Good+ No Jacket 
223 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). "The bibliography offered here attempts to provide comprehensive coverage of the books published in English during the years 1945 through 1965. With the exception of a few entries in the section citing bibliography and guides, the bibliography lists only works of fifty pages or more, including paperback editions. Government publications, except official histories and other primarily historical works, have been excluded. Also omitted are fiction, poetry, works of purely humorous or artistic content (cartoons, paintings), juvenile literature, statistical works (such as registers of the dead), and works on such postwar problems as claims and reconstruction." The bibliography is arranged under section headings: General Works; Prelude to the War: Origins and Outbreak; Military Aspects of the War; Political Aspects of the War; Economic and Legal Aspects of the War; Social Impact of the War; Position of the Neutral Coutnries; War Crimes Trials; Index. Small bump at top/bottom of spine and at top corner of both boards, light rubbing and soiling - a few small stains on rear board, slight browning to edges of text block. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 


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