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British maps and map-makers

Edward Lynam

British maps and map-makers

by Edward Lynam

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Cartography -- Great Britain,
    • Cartographers,
    • Cartography -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [6]

      StatementEdward Lynam.
      SeriesBritain in pictures
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGA791 .L9 1947
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. :
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6122194M
      LC Control Number52036260
      OCLC/WorldCa511004

      The text s accompanied by spectacular photographic representations of six early maps in the British Museum, including Richard Popinjay's sixteenth century map of Jersey and Norden's maps of Essex. John Norden ( ) was an English topographer. British Maps and Map-makers (Britain In Pictures Series) by Edward Lynam and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      Philip Parker is a writer, consultant and publisher specialising in cartography as well as ancient and medieval history. He studied history at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and is the author of History of Britain in Maps (), the DK Eyewitness Companion Guide to World History (), The Northmen's Fury () and The A-Z History of London (). He was the general editor of 5/5(4). Entry from “British Maps & Map-makers” [Ogilby's] maps of kent, Essex and Middlesex, , though small, revived Norden's cartographic principles. They showed roads in double lines and hamlets as small circles, there was a marginal index and many special symbols for Post-towns and the like set out in "a Table".

      British Maps and Map-Makers. Lynam, Edward. ()" Mappe-Monde Ou Description Du Globe Terrestre ".. JANVIER, J. and LATTRE, J. () Unipart Motorists Map 5: Central and Southern Scotland. Automobile Association. () New Peace Country: Chinese Gazetteer of the Hong Kong Region. Ng, Peter Y.L. (). Track down hidden treasures, decipher geographical details and discover amazing facts as you work through this unique puzzle book based on 40 of the Ordnance Survey's best British maps. Explore the first ever OS map made in , unearth the history of curious place names, encounter abandoned Medieval villages and search the site of the first.


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