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Auction 100, Lot 620

"History of Cartography", Bagrow, Leo

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1985 (published)

Publication: Precedent Publishing, Inc.


8 x 11 inches
20.3 x 27.9 cm
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Revised and enlarged by R.A. Skelton. In this fascinating book, the author examines the maps of various periods and cultures, from early antiquity to the 18th century, putting them into historical perspective with his clear account of their evolution. This important book includes a List of Cartographers, containing 1500 names, and an extensive bibliography. 312 pp., 26 color plates, 132 b/w plates, plus 76 illustrations in the text. Hardbound in blue cloth with dust jacket.


Condition: A

Minor foxing on title page. Dust jacket worn with a cello-tape repair.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/12/2002