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Maps and map-makers

R. V. Tooley

Maps and map-makers

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cartography -- History,
  • Cartographers -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementby R. V. Tooley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGA201 .T6 1972
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 140 p.
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5336749M
    ISBN 100713407220
    LC Control Number72190105

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