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Ristow, Walter W.

RISTOW, Walter W.

RISTOW, Walter W. American, b. 1908. Genres: Geography, Librarianship. Career: U.S. Editorial Advisor, The Map Collector intnl. quarterly. Chief, Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 1968- 78, now retired (Assistant Chief, and Associate Chief, 1946-67). Head, Map Room, and Chief Map Division, New York Public Library, NYC, 1937-46. Publications: Aviation Cartography, 1956, 1960; Marketing Maps of the United States, 1958; (ed.) Survey of the Roads of the United States of America 1789, 1961; Three-Dimensional Maps, 1964; (compiler and coauthor) A La Carte, 1972; Guide to the History of Cartography, 1973; Maps for an Emerging Nation: Commercial Cartography in Nineteenth Century America, 1977; (with R. A. Skelton) Nautical Charts on Velum in the Library of Congress, 1977; The Emergence of Maps in Libraries, 1980; American Maps and Mapmakers, 1985; WORK IN PROGRESS: The History of American Road Maps.

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