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Seller, Pepys and the Seventeenth-Century London Map Trade

A lecture given at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, in the Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography series – 23rd February 2010. John Seller, Samuel Pepys and the London map-trade. Already something of a well-worn path. The principal authority on Seller, the late Professor Coolie Verner, noted – over thirty years ago now – “Much has…

British Map Engravers

More than just a Dictionary …

A talk given at the London Map Fair at the Royal Geographical Society, June 2011, on the occasion of the pre-launch of “British Map Engravers”. Click on any of the images to enlarge. Nearly 800 pages in all, some 1,600 entries, over 600 illustrations – and more than just a dictionary.  A rather large and ambitious…