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by Henry G. Taliaferro,Margaret Beck Pritchard


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Margaret Beck Pritchard, Henry G. Celebrated for their rarity, historical importance, and beauty, the maps of the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries in the collection of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation provide an invaluable resource for the history of settlement in America. In the colonies, maps were essential in facilitating trade and travel, substantiating land claims, and settling boundary disputes.

This handsomely illustrated collection of maps of Colonial America takes readers on a spectacular voyage across the continent. If you are a student of Colonial cartography, you simply require this volume in your library.

Pritchard is co-author of Degrees of Latitude: Mapping Colonial America .

Pritchard is co-author of Degrees of Latitude: Mapping Colonial America, 1590–1787, published jointly by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and Harry N. Abrams, In. in New York. Henry G. Taliaferro, co-author of Degrees of Latitude, is a well-known dealer of rare maps and prints in New York. He compiled Cartographic Sources in the Rosenberg Library (1987) and has authored several articles on Virginia genealogy and 17th- through 19th-century mapmaking. back to top. Museum & Library Map.

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Henry G. Taliaferro has been a dealer in. .He is the author of Cartographic Sources in the Rosenberg Library (1987), coauthor of Degrees of Latitude: Mapping Colonial America (2002), and a number of articles on cartography. Taliaferro has been a dealer in rare maps and views for thirty years and is presently a partner in the firm of Cohen & Taliaferro LLC. Assouline’s Ultimate Collection is an homage to the art of luxury bookmaking.

The maps of the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries held by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation provide an invaluable resource for those studying the history of settlement in America. In the colonies, maps were essential in facilitating trade and travel, substantiating land claims and settling boundary disputes. A book of the first degree, and I don't mean latitude. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 16 years ago. Anyone who enjoys historic maps, particularly of colonial America, will be extremely glad they purchased this book. I have absorbed most of the print off the pages, being careful to leave the innumerable high resolution images in the book for future enjoyment.

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American History through Music: Music of the Colonial and Revolutionary Era. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press. a b c d e f g h i j k l Caldwell, Mark (2005). New York Night: The Mystique and Its History. New York City: Scribner. pp 73-77; ♦ Pritchard, M. B. and Taliaferro, H. G. (2002) Degrees of Latitude: Mapping Colonial America New York: Harry N. Abrams. ISBN 0810935392, plates 168-171. a b c d e f g Henderson, Mary C. (2004). The City and the Theatre: The History of New York Playhouses, a 250-year Journey from Bowling Green to Times Square. Savelle, Max (2005 ).

can read about colonial disputes over territory and view maps of these disputes. Based on. the 2002 out-of-print book Degrees of Latitude: Mapping Colonial America by Margaret. Beck Pritchard and Henry G. Multimedia resources from the Library of Congress that support instruction about Colo-. nial and Early America. These resources include expert presentations, exhibitions, bibli-. ographies, webcasts, and other online materials.

Books about Colonial Williamsburg Prints and Maps. Degrees of Latitude: Mapping Colonial America. By Margaret Beck Pritchard and Henry G. Taliaferro

Books about Colonial Williamsburg Prints and Maps. A splendidly illustrated volume which goes beyond standard cartobiliographical analysis to examine the inspiration behind the production of seventy-three maps, atlases, and sea charts. This splendidly illustrated volume goes beyond standard cartobiliographical analysis to examine the inspiration behind the production of seventy-three maps, atlases, and sea charts. The first part describes what maps reveal about the history of the American nation and explains why they were important to their owners.

Celebrated for their rarity, historical importance, and beauty, the maps of the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries in the collection of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation provide an invaluable resource for the history of settlement in America. In the colonies, maps were essential in facilitating trade and travel, substantiating land claims, and settling boundary disputes. Today, knowing exactly what maps were owned and used during the period gives us a much richer understanding of the aspirations of early Americans.

This large, handsome volume-a carefully researched cultural investigation-examines how maps were made and marketed, why people here and abroad purchased them, what they reveal about the emerging American nation, and why they were so significant to the individuals who owned them. Among the rare or unique examples included here are several maps that have never before been published. A must for map collectors and historians, this book will also be treasured by the millions who travel each year to Colonial Williamsburg to celebrate their American heritage.


Comments: (2)

Arakus
I would have liked more close ups for some locations, as much of my interest is genealogical and I wanted to see various areas up close. However the bookm is chock full of maps beautifully renedered, and it's hard to complain about such a wanderful artifact.
Golden freddi
If you are a student of Colonial cartography, you simply require this volume in your library
Degrees of Latitude: Mapping Colonial America download epub
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Author: Henry G. Taliaferro,Margaret Beck Pritchard
ISBN: 0879352140
Category: History
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; First Edition edition (September 1, 2002)
Pages: 434 pages