ABOUT THE LIBRARY SHOP
The Art of Cartography, a 1999 wall calendar featuring maps from The New York Public Library, includes several examples from the Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection. The calendar is available in The Library Shop for $12.95 (Friends of the Library receive a 10 percent discount). The Shop also offers a selection (indicated by asterisks) from among the books listed under "Suggested Reading" below.
The Library Shop at the Humanities and Social Sciences Library (Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street) is open Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. The Library Shop in the Mid-Manhattan Library (Fifth Avenue and 40th Street) is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. The Library Shop accepts mail orders; call for information: 212.930.0641.
(The NYPL call numbers in brackets refer, first, to the Map Division at the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, and then to collections at other locations within The New York Public Library system.)
Cumming, William P. British Maps of Colonial America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1974. [Map Div. 76-324; Mid-Manhattan Library: 912.73C]
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]
Hodgkiss, Alan G. Discovering Antique Maps. Buckinghamshire, England: Shire Publications, 1996. [Map Div. 97-2602]
Howse, Derek, and Michael Sanderson. The Sea Chart: An Historical Survey Based on the Collections in the National Maritime Museum. Newton Abbot, England: David and Charles, 1973. [Map Div. 74-47; City Island Branch: 623.892H]
* Rediker, Marcus Buford. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Merchant Seamen, Pirates, and the Anglo-American Maritime World, 1700-1750. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993. [JLE 87-3869; Science, Industry and Business Library: 387.5094R]
Robinson, A.H.W. Marine Cartography in Britain: A History of the Sea Chart to 1855. Leicester, England: Leicester University Press, 1962. [Map Div.]
Thrower, N.J.W., ed. The Compleat Plattmaker: Essays on Chart, Map and Globe Making in England in the 17th and 18th Centuries. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1978. [Map Div. 79-295]
Tyacke, Sarah. London Map-Sellers 1660-1720. Tring, Herts., England: Map Collector Publications, Ltd., 1978. [Map Div. 79-497]
Wallis, Helen, and Sarah Tyacke, eds. My Head Is a Map: Essays and Memoirs in Honor of R. V. Tooley. London: Francis Edwards and Carta Press, 1973. [Map Div. 74-384]
Waters, David Watkin. The Art of Navigation in England in Elizabethan and Early Stuart Times. 2nd ed. London: National Maritime Museum, 1978. [JSF 86-1055]
* Whitfield, Peter. The Charting of the Oceans: Ten Centuries of Maritime Maps. London: British Library; Rohnert Park, Calif.: Pomegranate, 1996. [Map Div. 96-17258]
* Whitfield, Peter. New Found Lands: Maps in the History of Exploration. New York: Routledge, 1998.
* Available in The Library Shop, on the first floor (Room 116) of the Humanities and Social Sciences Library.