A collection of atlases and other books on the science and art of cartography, including a volume of Ptolemy’s Geography, an 1812 edition of Lawrence Furlong’s The American Coast Pilot, and an R.A.F. Map Catalogue published in 1945.
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Maps and Cartography
About This Collection
A collection of books about cartography and maps, including antiquarian maps by pioneers of cartography including Willem Blaeu, Jan Janssonius, and Johann Homann.
Second Story Books, an ABAA/ILAB member, is Washington, DC’s oldest used and rare bookstore and is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2024. Internationally known for its fine selection of antiquarian and out-of-print titles and collections, Second Story Books also provides appraisals for institutions and individuals.