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American Philosophical Society
Realms of Gold: A Catalogue of Maps in the Library of the American Philosophical Society (Memoir 195)
Murphy D. Smith
This volume is a catalog of the rich & extensive collection of maps in the Library of the American Philosophical Soc. (APS) in Philadelphia. it contains information on some 1,750 printed maps, over 1,000 manuscript maps, 136 atlases, two globes, & one model. Murphy Smith began this project in 1985 shortly after he retired from his long career as Associate Librarian of the Society, when Librarian Edward C. Carter II named him Andrew W. Mellon Sr. Research Fellow. Smith came to be recognized as one of the most knowledgeable & helpful historical RCRA librarians in the country. Illustrations.
Astronomy in the Iberian Peninsula: Abraham Zacut and the Transition from Manuscript to Print: Transactions, APS (vol. 90. part 2)
Alhacen's Theory of Visual Perception (2 vol.)
Descartes and the Hyperbolic Quest: Lens Making Machines & Their Significance in the Seventeenth Century (Transaction 95-3)
From “Academia” to “Amicitia”: Milton's Latin Writings & the Italian Academies
Queen Mary Psalter: A Study of Affect & Audience
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