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Title: Catalogue of the Manuscript Maps,Charts,& Plans & of the Topographical Drawings in the British Museum
Description: London, The Trustees of the British Museum. 1844, 1st. (ISBN: 0130559474) Contemp. Pebble-grained Cloth, Small Quarto. These two volumes comprise the first edition of this work ; a third volume was published some years later.An interesting set,as each volume bears the rubber stamp of the Collingwood Herschel Library.Collingwood was the home of Sir John Herschel,son of the famous astronomer Sir William Herschel.Sir John himself was an astronomer of note,& was also an early pioneer of photography. VG/No Jackets.

Keywords: Cartography ; Herschel Family

Price: GBP 180.00 = appr. US$ 257.04 Seller: Peter Goodden Books Ltd
- Book number: 21529



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