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George Philip

(1800—1882) cartographer and map publisher


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Having learned the bookselling trade from William Grapel, a Liverpool Calvinist, Philip set up business in 1834, and soon began publishing maps commissioned from the best geographers, printed from copper plates, and often hand-coloured by women. Housed (coincidentally) in the Atlas Buildings, his printing office—which was at the forefront of using innovatory equipment and methods for map printing—produced the cheap, but commercially and educationally successful, Imperial Library Atlas.

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

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