History of English Mapping Reading List
Cumming, William P. British maps of Colonial America. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, [Map Div. 76-324]
Delano-Smith, Catherine. English Maps: A History. Toronto, University of Toronto Press. 1999 [Map Div 00-9550]
English map-making 1500-1650. Historical essays edited by Sarah Tyacke. London, The British Library, 1983. [Map Div. 83-653]
English mapping of America, 1675-1715. New York, The Mercator Society of The New York Public Library, 1986. Publication No. 1. [Map Div. 92-7186]
Fite, Emerson D. and Archibald Freeman. A book of old maps delineating American history from the earliest days down to the close of the Revolutionary War. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1926, reprint New York: Dover, 1969. [Map Div. + ref.desk]
Guthorn, Peter J. British maps of the American revolution. Monmouth Beach, N.J., Philip Freneau Press, 1972. [Map Div. 73-560 +]
Harley, John Brian. "Power and legitimation in the English geographical atlases of the eighteenth century." In: Images of the World, the atlas through history. Washington, D.C., Library of Congress, 1997, pp. 161-204. [Map Div 96-12846]
Harvey, P. D. A. Maps in Tudor England. Chicago, University Press, 1993. [Map Div. 94-12520]
Historians' Guide to Early British Maps, A guide to the location of pre-1900 maps of the British Isles preserved in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Edited by Helen Wallis .London, Offices of the Royal Historical Society, 1994. [Map Div. 95-1904]
Jolly, David C. Maps in English Periodicals. Part I: Major monthlies before 1800. Part II: Annuals, Scientific Periodicals & Miscellaneous Magazines, mostly before 1800. Brookline, MA: David C. Jolly, 1990-1991. [Map Div. 90-47, pt. I & II]
Lynam, Edward. British maps and mapmakers. London, 1947. [Map Div.]
Phillips, Philip Lee. A list of maps of America in the Library of Congress preceded by a list of works relating to cartography . Washington, GPO, 1901, reprint..., [Map Div.]
Smith, David. Antique maps of the British Isles. London, Batsford, 1982. [Map Div 83-771] Includes text on the history of the map trade in England and the development of British cartography.
Stevens, Henry & Roland Tree, "Comparative Cartography," in The Map collectors' Series , Map collectors' Circle, No. 39; and R. V. Tooley's Mapping of America,... [Map Div.80-712]
Thomson, Don W. Men and meridians. Ottawa, Queen's Printer, 1966. Vol. 1: Prior to 1867. [VDE]
Early English mapping of Canada. Tyacke, Sarah. London map-sellers 1660-1720. A collection of advertisements for maps placed in the London Gazette 1668-1719 with biographical notes on the map-sellers. Tring, Herts: Map collector publiccations, ltd., 1978. [Map Div. 79-497]
Varanka, Dalia. Editorial and design principles in the rise of English world atlases 1606-1729. Dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, June 1994. [Map Div 96-16460] Excellent survey of English atlas production in the reign of Charles II and the early Hanoverian period.
Verner, Coolie. A carto-bibliographical study of The English Pilot, the Fourth Book, with special reference to the charts of Virginia. Charlottesville, Va., University of Virginia Press, 1960. [Map Div. 86-1870]
Winsor, Justin. Narrative and critical history of America. Boston, 1884-9. [*R-HAB] Especially vol. 3, 4 for New York and New Jersey maps.