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Maps by John Arrowsmith in the publications of the Royal Geographical Society.

Coolie Verner

Maps by John Arrowsmith in the publications of the Royal Geographical Society.

by Coolie Verner

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Published by Map Collectors" Circle in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arrowsmith, John, 1790-1873.,
  • Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesMap collectors" series, v. 8, no. 76
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ6003 .M3 no. 76, GA793.7.A7 .M3 no. 76
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p.
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5333124M
    LC Control Number72186325

    The Society. The Royal Geographical Society of South Australia (RGSSA) is a voluntary, not-for-profit organisation for advancing geographical science and promoting public awareness and enjoyment of Geography and related topics. Main Author: Arrowsmith, Aaron: Title/Description: New Holland: Publication Info: Boston: Arrowsmith and Lewis, ; from The Large Chart of the Pacific Ocean: Date.

      John Arrowsmith () was best known for the publication London Atlas of Universal Geography, widely considered among the best European sources of maps at the time. In he had joined the mapmaking firm of his uncle Aaron Arrowsmith, one of the premier publishers of the day, known for rendering the latest geographical findings into impressively detailed maps. Map of Part of the Valley of Red River North of the 49th Parallel ().jpg 7, × 3,; MB Schomburgk Map of 5, × 3,; MB The Ionian Islands and Malta, Arrowsmith John, jpg 8, × 11,; MB.

    The British Isles. John Arrowsmith. England & Wales. in William Guthrie's New Geographical, Historical & Commercial Grammar and Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World. South England. John Cary in his New and Correct English Atlas Your Old Maps Online. England and Wales. ca Walkers Geography (kb). Compiled at the Royal Geographical Society under the direction of the Geographical Section, General Staff. This map forms part of the collection of maps in a case issued to accompany the Manual of Portuguese East Africa," compiled by the Naval Staff of the Admiralty." Arrowsmith, John. Cape of Good Hope. 1: Arrowsmith, John.


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Maps by John Arrowsmith in the publications of the Royal Geographical Society by Coolie Verner (Book) To the ends of the Earth: visions of a changing world: years of exploration and photography. Description. John Arrowsmith was the last of a family of map makers that produced maps during the period to His uncle Aaron ( - ) left the north of England and went to work in London as a land surveyor where he surveyed the Great Post Roads between London and Falmouth which was engraved and published by John Cary an engraver in (Verner,p.1).Author: Dorothy Prescott.

See C. Verner, Maps by John Arrowsmith in the publications of the Royal Geographical Society, The Map Collectors’ Circle 76 () 6. 22 I. Keighren, C.W.J. Withers and B. Bell, Travels into Print: Exploration, Writing, and Publishing with John Murray, –, Chicago, –; Prescott, Arrowsmith’s Australian maps.

Verner C () Maps by John Arrowsmith in the publications of the Royal Geographical Society. Map Collectors’ Circle, London (MCC Ser., 76). Page 8 [layout details] explains “ State: It has not been possible to make a complete identification of states”—hence nothing concerning map No.

29 ‘Sketch of the Delta of the Indus by Lieut. John Arrowsmith () was from a family of London based cartographers and publishers, and was a founding member of the Royal Geographical Society. His "London Atlas," known for its understated elegance, is considered one of the first truly "modern" atlases of the nineteenth century.

This map is a fine example of Arrowsmith's work. The Fifty Years’ Work of the Royal Geographical Society Clements R. Markham Inthe Royal Geographical Society commissioned Sir Clements R. Markham, a noted British geographer and the Society's secretary, to write a history of its formation, and of the many expeditions it had supported sinceto celebrate its fiftieth anniversary.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society. By Permission dedicated to the Right Honble Viscount Goderich.

M Principal Secretary of State for the Colonies and President of the Royal Geographical Society, by his Lordships obliged servant J. Arrowsmith. EXTENT: The map extends from Moreton Bay, in present day Queensland, to Spencers Gulf, South Australia.

The collection draws on articles and book chapters from across the Society's publications We publish the Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers Book Series and five leading international peer-reviewed geography journals: Area ; The Geographical Journal ; Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers ; Geo: Geography.

The map encompasses the area north of Perth and south coast beyond Albany. Condition: Very good condition. Original fold lines. Faint offsetting. These include that of the Surveyor General John Septimus Roe, who made the preliminary surveys for the Swan River Colony in ; Ensign R.

Dale, whose explorations inland of Perth revealed promising agricultural and pastoral areas; Capt. Bannister. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker.

Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "The fifty years' work of the Royal geographical society. Arrowsmith was a founder member of the Royal Geographical Society, and nephew of Aaron Arrowsmith, another outstanding English cartographer.

Arrowsmith continued to revise and update his maps after their first appearance. The London Atlas was first published in ; a new edition appeared in The atlas continued to be re-issued afterwards. Arrowsmith spent the years after his uncle's death preparing maps for his iconic London Atlas of Universal Geography, the first edition of which was published in with 50 maps.

He published subsequent editions, adding and removing maps until there were 72 plates in one late edition. ARROWSMITH, JOHN (–), many of which are to be found in books of travel and the Royal Geographical Society's Journals. He retired from the more active pursuit of publication of his maps inbut devoted some of his time to the improvement of his old maps, or to the illustration of other geographical work.

His nephew, John, also published a number of cartographic works, and was one of the founders of the Royal Geographical Society.

Arrowsmith's maps and charts were universally known for their excellence in the first half of the last century, such that the name of Arrowsmith was often synonymous with everything clever and accurate in cartography.". Other editions reside with the Royal Geographical Society (), and with the British Library ().

It is interesting that in John William Norie published 'A New Chart of The Pacific Ocean' which included large insets of Hawaii, Honolulu, and Karakakooa Bay, very similar to those of Arrowsmith's map. (from Journal of Royal Geographical Society (London) v.

15) -- Map [2] Country east of Flinders Range, South Australia, to illustrate a paper by Capt. From (From journal of Royal Geographical society (London) v. 14) -- Map [3] Portion of the coastline of South Australia from Fowler's Bay to.

In John published his London Atlas, the best set of maps then in existence. He followed up the atlas with a long series of elaborate and carefully executed maps, those of Australia, America, Africa and India being especially valuable.The USGS was entrusted with the responsibility for mapping the country in and has been the primary civilian mapping agency of the United States ever since.

The best known USGS maps are the ,scale topographic maps, also known as minute quadrangles. From approximately tomore t minute maps were made to cover the 48 conterminous states.John Arrowsmith was the nephew of Aaron Arrowsmith (). The younger Arrowsmith introduced The London Atlas in Subsequent editions appeared with title pages datedandbut as Arrowsmith was continually adding new maps, there is no firm collation for any edition.