Maps and map-makers

Cover of: Maps and map-makers | R. V. Tooley

Published by B. T. Batsford in London .

Written in English

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  • Cartography -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Book details

Statementby R. V. Tooley.
LC ClassificationsGA201 .T6 1978b
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 140 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4291392M
ISBN 100713413956
LC Control Number78318874

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