"[Lot of 3 Catalogs]",
Subject: Cartographic Reference
Period: 1961-88 (published)
1: The Majestic World: An exhibition of early printed maps and atlases in Marsh's Library, compiled by Muriel McCarthy and Caroline Sherwood-Smith for an exhibit at Archbishop Marsh's Library, St. Patrick's Close, Dublin in June 1998. Limited edition: #300 of 500. Well illustrated, 8 in full-color. 72 pages, soft cover. Signed on inside front cover. 2: Early Maps of North America by Robert Lundy, 1961. Exhibition catalog from the New Jersey Historical Society with a listing of maps from 1492 to 1834. Covers the discovery and early exploration of North America through the 18th Century, and includes historical background on some of the most important maps of North America. Soft bound, 48 pages with 26 b/w illustrations. 3: A Descriptive List of Treasure Maps and Charts in the Library of Congress, compiled by Richard S. Ladd, 1964. This bibliography describes a number of so-called "treasure maps" and books on treasure lore as well as nautical charts that show wrecks. 4to, (vii) 29 pp., index. soft pictorial front cover.