Helen Wallis

(1924—1995) map librarian and historian of cartography

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From her initial work on the earliest English globe, throughout her tenure as map librarian at the British Library, all the way to her final publication, Historians’ Guide to Early British Maps (1994), she was the most influential figure in her field, bringing map history into the mainstream of historical research.

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Subjects: Bibliography.

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