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History :: Map Dealers


History of Cartography and Map Dealers

History of Cartography

No need to repeat all of Tony Campbell's hard work, so here are just the basic pointers

Map dealers (modern)

  • There are comprehensive guides produced by Anne Taylor at Cambridge University Library for dealers of maps in Britain and Overseas
  • Ordnance Survey mapping - for information see the Ordnance Survey page

International mapping
A selection of links to large international dealers (inclusion in this list does not imply approval by the British Cartographic Society):

How to find out what maps are available

  • World mapping today, R.B. Parry, C.R. Perkins. 2nd ed. London: Bowker-Saur, 2000. ISBN 1857390350
  • Inventory of world topographic mapping, compiled by Rolf Böhme. 3 vols. London: Published on behalf of the International Cartographic Association by Elsevier Applied Science, 1989-1993
  • GeoCenter's printed loose-leaf catalogue, GeoKatalog
  • On-line catalogues of some of the suppliers
  • On-line map sellers such as those listed above
  • Publishers' catalogues and web sites (use, for example, IMTA)
  • Library accessions lists (such as those produced by the Bodleian and MOD Libraries)
  • Journal reviews, etc.
These pages have been compiled by: April Carlucci (British Library Map Library); Tinho da Cruz (Department of Geography, University of Liverpool), and; Anne Taylor (Cambridge University Library). Please Contact Us with any suggestions for inclusion, and details of links that don't work.

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