Specialist dealer in rare maps, atlases, plans, sea charts and voyages dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Our carefully selected stock also includes fine prints, globes, and scientific instruments.

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Contagious Cartography: A Panorama of Pandemics and Plagues

The vocabulary of disease runs parallel with the language of place and space. We talk of​“spread”,​“dispersal” and​“distribution”, of​“global” pandemics, and, however inaccurately,​“The Spanish Flu” and the​“China Virus”. Indeed,​“The Plague of Athens” 430 BC is often cited as the earliest recorded epidemic.

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We source the rarest, most unusual and quirky maps in the finest condition.”

Daniel Crouch

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Daniel Crouch Rare Books is a specialist dealer in antique atlases, maps, plans, sea charts and voyages dating from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries. Our carefully selected stock also includes a number of fine prints and globes, and a selection of cartographic reference books.

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Literature’s Most Curious Creations

6 April 2021

A new book takes readers into collector Edward Brooke-Hitching’s madman’s library”

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