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2 volumes : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm
  • 1. Text and Images
  • 2. Tables and Indexes
"The Atlas of Ancient Rome provides a comprehensive archaeological survey of the city of Rome from prehistory to the early medieval period. Lavishly illustrated throughout with full-color maps, drawings, photos, and 3D reconstructions, this magnificent two-volume slipcased edition features the latest discoveries and scholarship, with new descriptions of more than 500 monuments, including the Sanctuary of Vesta, the domus Augusti, and the Mausoleum of Augustus. It is destined to become the standard reference for scholars, students, and anyone interested in the history of the city of Rome. The Atlas of Ancient Rome is monumental in scope. It examines the city's topography and political-administrative divisions, trade and economic production, and social landscape and infrastructure—from residential neighborhoods and gardens to walls, roads, aqueducts, and sewers. It describes the fourteen regions of Rome and the urban history of each in unprecedented detail, and includes profiles and reconstructions of major monuments and works of art. This is the only atlas of the ancient city to incorporate the most current archaeological findings and use the latest mapping technologies." -- Publisher's website
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2. Great city maps [2016]

256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Step onto the streets of cities around the world, and understand the cultures and civilizations that created them with Great City Maps. With a foreword by Professor Jeremy Black, this beautifully illustrated book explores the world's most celebrated historical city maps. Richly detailed ancient and modern maps of important cities take you on a journey across the globe in stunning detail, from Athens to Alexandria and Cape Town to Cairo, with close up views of each city's most intriguing features. Great City Maps gives you more than just a bird's-eye-view, telling the tales behind the city from the hubs of ancient civilization to modern mega-cities. Follow the history of maps and their stories, with profiles of iconic cartographers and artists showing you who created each map, how, and why. Perfect for history, geography and cartography enthusiasts and a stunning gift for armchair explorers of all ages, Great City Maps is your window into the world's most fascinating cities.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780241238981 20161205
David Rumsey Map Center, Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
  • Part I: Exploration & early approaches - October 29, 2015
  • Part II: California and the way thither - December 3, 2015
  • Part III: Filling in the gaps - March 10, 2016
  • Part IV: Maps & books, with the reference library & supporting material - May 19, 2016
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351 pages, 2 unnumbered folded leaves of plates : illustrations (chiefly coloured), maps (chiefly coloured) ; 29 x 25 cm
  • Introductions
  • Why collect maps?
  • Anatomy of a map
  • Kinds of maps
  • The art of mapmaking
  • Forgeries and other copies
  • Condition and conservation
  • The market speaks
  • Building a map collection
  • Timeline and map gallery
  • The map collector's reference library
  • Glossary
  • Best supporting actor : paper
  • Resources for map collectors
  • Framing, storage, and supplies
  • Symbolism and allegory for map collectors
  • Index.
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5 volumes : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 18 cm
  • Mapping politics in/of the modern city : cartography as representation / Dr. Nausheen Anwar
  • Separation's geography / Yaminay Chaudhri
  • Seeing the missing : four landscapes / Zahra Malkani
  • Naqsha-i-Vilayat-i Sindh / Shayan Rajani
  • Karachi : a Geography of exclusion / Shahana Rajani & Anam Soomro
  • Uncanny/unhomely / Fazal Rizvi
  • Life in and outside maps : Karachi's old quarter / Sarwat Viqar.
David Rumsey Map Center
1 atlas (viii, 111 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 37 cm + 2 maps
David Rumsey Map Center, Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
1 map ; 52 x 78 cm.
David Rumsey Map Center
1 map ; 1 maps ; 62 x 62 cm.
David Rumsey Map Center
192 pages : maps (chiefly color), chiefly illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 x 37 cm + 1 map (29 x 18 cm folded)
This lavishly produced new study features a full-scale colour reproduction and commentary on one of the British Library's greatest treasures, the manuscript world map of 1550 produced by Pierre Desceliers. The map is one of the most important of the 'Dieppe School' of cartography that flourished in Normandy from the 1540s to the 1560s. Chet Van Duzer's fascinating text situates the map in context among Desceliers' other surviving works; analyses the map's many illustrations of people, animals and cities; discusses its curious hypothetical southern continent; and includes translations of all the long descriptive texts on the map. The text makes a major contribution to cartographic history and to our understanding of one of the most beautiful maps ever produced.Following a substantial introduction, the map is reproduced at real size in forty-two sections, each accompanied by detailed explanatory notes, and a reduced-size removable reproduction of the entire map is inserted at the back of the book.The product of several years' research, this study follows the author's best-selling Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps and is sure to appeal to the same wide audience of map-lovers. .
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780712356183 20160619
David Rumsey Map Center, Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Dossier : aux marges de la France : l'histoire de France vue de Berkeley, Californie. Aux marges de la France : l'histoire de France vue de Berkeley, Californie / Dominique Kalifa et Jann Matlock
  • À chacun son public : politique et culture dans l'Algerie des années 1930 / Joshua Cole
  • Voyages extrêmes : les récits d'aventures en France à la fin du XIXe siècle / H. Hazel Hahn
  • Anatomie d'un fait divers impérial : l'affaire Pranzini et la fabrication d'un archétype criminel / Aaron Freundschuh
  • Luxe, amour et transactions : la culture des bijoux sous l'Ancien Régime / Sarah Horowitz
  • Donneuses d'eau : une profession au coeur du thermalisme français (1840-1914) / Éric Jennings
  • Mentir à l'âge de l'innocence : enfance, science et anxieté culturelle dans la France fin-de-siècle / Katharine H. Norris
  • L'assistance judiciaire et l'etranger civil (1840-1851) / Sylvia Schafer
  • Quand les plumes étaient plus puissantes que les barricades : lettres politiques pendant la crise du 16 mai 1877 / Susanna Barrows
  • Susanna Barrows, une historienne américaine en France / Alain Corbin
  • Bibliographie des travaux de Susanna Barrows / établie par Mark Sawchuk, avec Jann Matlock
  • Bibliographie des thèses de doctorat dirigées par Susanna Barrows / établie par Katharine H. Norris et Mark Sawchuk, avec Jann Matlock
  • Lieux et ressources. Le château qui réinvente l'Europe cosmopolite des Lumières / Didier Francfort
  • Regards croisés. Le miroir photographique : réflexions visuelles sur la posture spectatorielle / Raphaële Bertho
  • Trames. Trace(s) d'une oeuvre : Le Grand méchoui des Malassis en 1972 / Vincent Chambarlhac
  • Retours sur... Le passé du fantasme : la représentation de la préhistoire en France dans la seconde moitié du XXe siècle (1940-2012) de Pascal Semonsut / Marguerite Vapperau
  • Actualités. Great black music... ou comment fair voir l'entendu / Pascal Dibie
  • Grand entretien. La mémoire n'est pas chronologique / entretien avec Robert Bober par Marie-Françoise Lévy
  • Hors cadre. Le genre de l'education culturelle des petits : l'exemple de Baby Dance à la télévision grecque / Ioanna Vovou.
David Rumsey Map Center, Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
1 map ; 73 x 108 cm.
David Rumsey Map Center

12. Key Biscayne [2014]

127 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Tequesta, Spanish, and English
  • An American island
  • The owners
  • The Causeway and Virginia Key
  • Crandon Park
  • Village of Key Biscayne
  • Cape Florida and Biscayne National Park
  • Key to courtesy lines.
The history of Key Biscayne is presented using archival photographs.
David Rumsey Map Center
1 map ; 36 x 30 cm.
David Rumsey Map Center
203 pages : ill., maps ; 29 x 31 cm
David Rumsey Map Center, Earth Sciences Library (Branner)

15. Muenster [2014]

7 maps ; 58 x 69 cm.
David Rumsey Map Center
214 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
David Rumsey Map Center
256 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 x 29 cm
  • Oceanic overture / Frank Lestringant
  • The fascination of portolans: historiography and collections / Catherine Hofmann
  • How portolan maps were made and used through the centuries / Catherine Hofmann, Hélène Richard, Emmanuelle Vagnon
  • Catalonian atlas
  • The Mediterranean: the cradle of portolan maps / Emmanuelle Vagnon
  • Navigational maps: the first widely distributed maps / Ramon J. Pujades i Bataller
  • Mediterranean cartographers of the 16th and 17th centuries / Corradino Astengo
  • Antique, medieval and new world cities on portolan maps / Jean-Yves Sarazin
  • Insular maritime cosmography and European expansion during the Renaissance / Georges Tolias
  • Nautical planisphere / Nicolò de Caverio
  • The challenge of the oceans / Hélène Richard
  • The exploration and geopolitical stakes of Iberian cartography (15th and 16th centuries) / Luisa Martín-Merás Verdejo
  • From the Mediterranean to the ocean: new problems, new solutions / Joaquim Alves Gaspar
  • Norman hydrographers (16th and 17th centuries) / Sarah Toulouse
  • Universal cosmography / Guillaume Le Testu
  • The iconography of the new world (15th-17th centuries) / Surekha Davies
  • Hydrographers along the Thames (16th and 17th centuries) / Sarah Tyacke
  • The Miller atlas
  • The distribution of knowledge / Emmanuelle Vagnon
  • Medieval cartography of the Indian Ocean: the imagined ocean / Emmanuelle Vagnon
  • Nautical and humanist cartography of the Indian Ocean (16th and 17th centuries) / Zoltán Biedermann
  • Cartography of the Dutch East India Company's far east routes / Hans Kok
  • Map of the Pacific Ocean / Hessel Gerritsz.
'Portolan charts', so called from the Italian adjective portolano, meaning 'related to ports or harbours', were born during the 12th century in the maritime community. These charts, drawn on parchment and crisscrossed with lines referring to the compass directions, indicated the succession of ports and anchorages along the shores, and were used by European sailors exploring the world up until the 18th century. Not only used as navigational instruments on boats, they were also produced for wealthy sponsors in the form of illuminated images of the world, to illustrate the economic and political interests of the major European sea powers. This book takes stock of the state of knowledge on these maps, bringing together contributions from a dozen European specialists, who trace the history and diversity of styles and places of production of these charts. This type of mapping is approached from three angles. The first part, 'The Mediterranean', refers to the manufacture and use of the first charts, centered on the Mediterranean, and the persistence of this tradition in the Mediterranean basin until the 18th century. The second part, 'The Open Sea', shows how these regional charts have evolved from a technical and iconographical point of view at the time of the great European voyages, in order to include the oceans and new worlds. The third part, 'The Indian Ocean', shows how these charts, in a maritime area where ancient civilizations coexisted, were dependent on other cartographic traditions (ancient, Arab, Asian) before joining the information reported by Portuguese sailors and European trading companies in the modern era.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781770852389 20160612
David Rumsey Map Center, Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
1 map ; 2 maps ; 46 x 70 cm.
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19. City of San Diego [2013]

1 map ; 1 maps ; 70 x 56 cm.
David Rumsey Map Center
1 atlas (444 pages) : color illustrations, color maps ; 37 cm, in case 38 x 27 x 4 cm
  • 1. Quan guo zheng qu zong tu [General maps]
  • 2. Di fang xin zheng qu tu [Local administrative maps]
  • 3. He yun shui li ji he gong tu [Flood control and embankment maps]
  • 4. Jun shi jiao tong tu [Military and traffics maps]
  • 5. Cheng shi di tu [City maps]
  • 6. Bian jie ji zhou bian guo jia [Political and boundary maps]
  • 7. Shan ling zi miao gong yuan di ling [Maps of temples, palaces and royal gardens]
  • 8. Min shang jing ji tu [Maps of social and economic conditions]
  • 9. Fu he shi di tu [Mixed-theme maps].
  • 1. 全國政區總圖 [General maps]
  • 2. 地方行政區圖 [Local administrative maps]
  • 3. 河運水利及河工圖 [Flood control and embankment maps]
  • 4. 軍事交通圖 [Military and traffics maps]
  • 5. 城市地圖 [City maps]
  • 6. 邊界及周邊國家 [Political and boundary maps]
  • 7. 山陵寺廟宮苑帝陵 [Maps of temples, palaces and royal gardens]
  • 8. 民生经济圖 [Maps of social and economic conditions]
  • 9. 複合式地圖 [Mixed-theme maps].
David Rumsey Map Center, East Asia Library