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Collectors' Guide to Maps of the African Continent and Southern Africa

By: Tooley, R V [Richard Vere]

Price: $171.00

Publisher: Carta Press, London: 1969

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: cfqi

ISBN: 0904041123

Condition: Near Fine


132 pages plus 100 map plates (complete). Hand-numbered 18 of a very limited edition of 25 copies. Signed by Tooley on the certification page. The first of the "The Map Collectorâ??s Series" which is widely regarded as the greatest of Tooley's achievements. The idea of producing a series of monographs on maps was first discussed in 1960 with Robert Stockwell. The interest generated by this idea was widespread and led to The Map Collectorâ??s Circle being formed in April 1963 under Tooley and David Schrire. The series was acclaimed throughout the world, and seen as an important con... View more info