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Image for The Island of Lost Maps  A True Story of Cartographic Crime

The Island of Lost Maps A True Story of Cartographic Crime

By: Harvey, Miles

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New York, Broadway Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8979

ISBN: 0767908260

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Unmarked. Small (3 mm) tear on edge of front cover. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. In December 1995 Gilbert Bland was chased from the rare book room of John Hopkins University in Baltimore, clutching a 232-year-old map. He turned out to be one of the greatest map thieves in history. Miles Harvey traced Bland's journey from middle-class anonymity ... View more info

Image for Recognition Criteria of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks on Aerial Photographs of Chichagof and Kruzof Islands Southwestern Alaska

Recognition Criteria of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks on Aerial Photographs of Chichagof and Kruzof Islands Southwestern Alaska

By: Pomeroy, J. S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., U. S. Geological Survey: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19452

Condition: Very Good-


Unmarked, except for USGS stamps on title page. ; Book Description; Spine has staples. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with wear as noted. Ships Safe and Fast; U. S. Geological Survey Bulletin; Vol. 1043E; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 87-109 pages View more info

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Recognition Criteria of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks on Aerial Photographs of Chichagof and Kruzof Islands Southwestern Alaska

By: Pomeroy, J.S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, D.. C., USGPO: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19444

Condition: Very Good-


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has staples. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with wear as noted. Ships Safe and Fast; Geographical Survey Bulletin; Vol. 1043E; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 87-109 pages View more info

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Photogeologic Procedures in Geologic Interpretation and Mapping 12 Figures.

By: Ray, R. G.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., United States Government Printing Office: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19448

Condition: Very Good-


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has staples. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with wear as noted. Ships Safe and Fast; U. S. Geological Survey Bulletin; Vol. 1043A; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 21 pages View more info

Image for Photogeologic Procedures in Geologic Interpretation and Mapping  1-21, 12 figures.

Photogeologic Procedures in Geologic Interpretation and Mapping 1-21, 12 figures.

By: Ray, R. G.

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Washington, D. C., United States Government Printing Office: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19460

Condition: Good+


Unmarked, except for previous owner's name stamp on front cover. Spine area shows fading. Probably nevr read. ; Book Description; Spine has staples. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with wear as noted. Ships Safe and Fast; U. S. Geological Survey Bulletin; Vol. 1043A; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 21 pages View more info

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Elements of Cartography

By: Robinson, Arthur Howard

Price: $5.88

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons - NY: 1963

Seller ID: 18005

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Stamaps on front of book and blacked out name on inside front and back covers. Mild to minor bumping of covers. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 343 pages View more info

Image for Longitude  The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time

Longitude The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time

By: Sobel, Dava

Price: $3.96

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1996

Seller ID: 15104

ISBN: 0140258795

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Dava Sobel's Longitude tells the story of how 18th-century scientist and clockmaker William Harrison solved one of the most perplexing problems of history--determining east-west location at sea. This lush, colorfully illustrated edition adds lots of pictures to the story, giving readers a more satisfying sense ... View more info

Image for Mapmakers The Story of the Great Pioneers in Cartography--From Antiquity to the Space Age

Mapmakers The Story of the Great Pioneers in Cartography--From Antiquity to the Space Age

By: Wilford, John Noble

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8978

ISBN: 0394461940

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Unmarked. Some fading on the spine. ; Book Description Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and without wear. A comprehensive history of cartography that traces the adventures, discoveries and feats of technical ingenuity by which man has succeeded in mapping the globe, moon and the planets. Photos. ; B&W Illustrati... View more info

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The Map That Changed the World William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology

By: Winchester, Simon & Soun Vannithone

Price: $8.82

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2001

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 8980

ISBN: 0060193611

Condition: Very Good+


Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. In 1793 William Smith, a canal digger, made a startling discovery that was to turn the fledgling science of the history of the earth -- and a central plank of established Christian religion -- on its head. He noticed that the rocks he was excavating were arranged in layers; more important, he could see quite clearly ... View more info