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TitleLie of the Land. The secret life of maps.
Editors(s)April Carlucci and Peter Barber
Author(s)British Library curators
Publication detailsLondon, British Library, 2001. ISBN: 0 7123 4751 8
ShelfmarkMap Library
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TitleGin and Hell-Fire: Henry Batchelor’s memoirs of a working class childhood in Crouch End 1823-1837 The Queen May Atlas: Commentary [accompanying facsimile of Add. MS 5416A] (London: Folio Society, 2005]
Editors(s)Peter Barber
Author(s)Henry Batchelor
Publication detailsLondon, Hornsey Historical Society, 2004. ISBN:
ReviewsNewsletter of London Topographical Society spring 2005
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TitleThe Queen Mary Atlas: Commentary [accompanying facsimile of British Library Add. MS 5415A]
Author(s)Peter Barber
Publication detailsLondon, Folio Society, 2005. ISBN:
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TitleThe Map Book
Editors(s)Peter Barber
Publication detailsLondon, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2005. ISBN: 0297843729 (hbk.)
ShelfmarkQ526 DSC; Maps Ref. D.2.(94.)
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Chapters, essays or articles in books

Title"The Copperplate Map in Context"
Author(s)Peter Barber
Published inTudor London: a map and a view, pp. 16-32
Editor(s)Ann Saunders and John Schofield
Publication detailsLondon, London Topographical Society, 2001. ISBN: 0 902087 45 2
ShelfmarkYC.2002.b.1999
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Title"Mito, religione e conoscenza'
Author(s)Peter Barber
Published inSegni e Sogni della Terra. Il disegno del mondo dal mito di Atlante alla geografia delle reti, pp. 49-79
Editor(s)Carlo Pirovano
Publication detailsNovara, De Agostini, 2001. ISBN: 88-415-9901-4
Shelfmark01A526.074.OIOC
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Title"America sive quartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio"
Author(s)Peter Barber
Published inCarlos V La Náutica y La Navegación, pp. 238-9
Editor(s)José Ignacio González-Aller Hierro
Publication detailsMadrid, Sociedad Estatal para la Conmemoración de los Centenarios..., 2000. ISBN: 84-7782-732-X
ShelfmarkYA 2002.b.2898
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Title"Mapmaking", "John Norden", "Christopher Saxton"
Author(s)Peter Barber
Published inTudor England. An Encyclopedia, pp. 459-461, 513-4, 625.
Editor(s)Arthur F. Kinney and David W. Swain
Publication detailsNew York and London, Garland, 2001. ISBN: 0-8153-0793-4
ShelfmarkQ942.0503
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Title'George III's Topographical Collection: a Georgian view of Britain and the World'
Author(s)Peter Barber
Published inEnlightenment:Discovering the World in the Eighteenth Century, pp. pp.158-165
Editor(s)Kim Sloan
Publication detailsLondon, British Museum, 2003. ISBN:
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TitleArticles on the Evesham World Map and on the Cottonian map of Britain
Author(s)Peter Barber
Published inGothic. Art for England 1400-1547 , pp. 145-6; 464-5
Editor(s)Richard Marks and Paul Williamson
Publication detailsLondon, Victoria and Albert Museum, 2003. ISBN:
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TitleThe Maps. Town-Views and Historical Prints in the Columbus Inventory
Author(s)Peter Barber
Published inThe Print Collection of Ferdinand Columbus 1488-1539, pp. i, pp. 246-262
Editor(s)Mark R. McDonald
Publication detailsLondon, British Museum, 2004. ISBN: 0-7141-2638-1
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Title‘Mapmaking in England ca. 1470-1650’
Author(s)Peter Barber
Published inThe History of Cartography.iii. Cartography in the European Renaissance, pp. 1589-1669
Editor(s)David Woodward
Publication detailsChicago, University of Chicago Press, 2007. ISBN:
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Title‘George III and his geographical collection’
Author(s)Peter Barber
Published inThe Wisdom of George the Third, pp. 262-289
Editor(s)Jonathan Marsden
Publication detailsLondon, Royal Collection Publications, 2005. ISBN: 1 902163 72 9
ShelfmarkMaps 242.a.37; YC.2006.a.20223.
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Title‘Medieval maps of the world’
Author(s)Peter Barber
Published inThe Hereford World Map: Medieval world maps and their context, pp. 1-44
Editor(s)PDA Harvey
Publication detailsLondon, British Library, 2006. ISBN: 0 7123 4760 7
ShelfmarkMaps Ref.D.4b.(43.)
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Title‘Putting Musselburgh on the map: two recently-discovered cartographic documents from the ‘Rough Wooing’ '
Author(s)Peter Barber
Published inMappae Antiquae Liber Amicorum Günter Schilder, pp. 327-338
Editor(s)Paula van Gest-van het Schip; Peter van der Krogt
Publication detailsAmsterdam, Hes & De Graaf, 2007. ISBN:
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Journal articles, published lectures, reviews

TitleJohn Darby’s Map of the Parish of Smallburgh in Norfolk, 1582
Author(s)Peter Barber
Published inImago Mundi, 57/1, pp. 55-58
Publication detailsLondon, 2005
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TitleWas Elizabeth I interested in maps – and did it matter?
Author(s)Peter Barber
Published inTransactions of the Royal Historical Society, 14, pp. 185-198
Publication details, 2004
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Title‘A concise history of Chinese Mapping’
Author(s)Peter Barber
Published inA Night at the Chinese Opera [Scottish Opera programme notes, April 2008], unnumbered, pp. 24-7.
Publication detailsGlasgow, 2008
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Title‘London’s Past: The mapping of London 297-1900’,
Author(s)Peter Barber
Published inLondon Topographical Society Newsletter, 66, pp. 6-8
Publication detailsLondon, 2008
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Title‘London in Miniature – Medallic Panoramas of London 1633-1795’
Author(s)Peter Barber
Published inLondon Topographical Record, xxix, pp. 22-42
Publication detailsLondon, 2006
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Exhibitions

Title of exhibitionLie of the Land. The Secret Life of Maps
Organiser(s)Tony Campbell, Peter Barber, April Carlucci and the Exhibitions Section of the British Library
LocationLondon, pp.
Date(s)July 2001-April 2002
DescriptionDrawing on the map collections of the British Library, the exhibition attempted to demonstrate that despite popular perceptions of their objectivity, all maps are subjective.


Title of exhibitionSegni e Sogni della Terra. Il disegno del mondo dal mito di Atlante alla geografia delle reti
Organiser(s)De Agostini and the administrators of the Palazzo Reale, and the Comune of Milan.
LocationPalazzo Reale, Milan, pp.
Date(s)27 September 2001 - 6 February 2002
DescriptionThe exhibition, marking the centennial of the De Agostini publishing house, presented a thematic-chronological history of maps and mapmaking drawn from leading public and private collections.


Title of exhibitionThe Writer in the Garden
Organiser(s)Peter Barber [with other curators]
LocationBritish Library, pp.
Date(s)October 2004 - April 2005


Title of exhibitionLondon: A Life in Maps
Organiser(s)British Library
LocationBritish Library, pp.
Date(s)November 2006-March 2007
DescriptionThe mapping of London from 297-2007


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Electronic publications

TitleEnglish cartographic initiatives under Henry VIII and Philip and Mary and their derivatives in Actas. XIX Congreso Internacional de historia de la cartografía 1-6.VII.2001
Type of electronic resource (s)CD-ROM
Author(s)Peter Barber
Publication detailsMadrid, Ministerio de Defensa, 2002
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TitleEnglish cartographic initiatives under Henry VIII and Philip and Mary and their derivatives in Actas. XIX Congreso Internacional de historia de la cartografia 1-6.VII.2001
Type of electronic resource (s)CD-ROM
Author(s)Peter Barber
Publication detailsMadrid, Ministerio de Defensa, 2002
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