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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…

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Location in the London Map Trade

A talk given to members of the International Map Collectors’ Society (IMCoS) – 3rd June 2000. A transcript was published in the IMCoS Journal: Issue 82 (Autumn 2000).  We are all used to looking at maps: that is what brings us together.  One small part of the complex web of information a map may offer…