Catalog Archive
Auction 101, Lot 599

"Landmarks of Mapmaking; An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmakers", Bricker, Charles

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1968 (published)

Publication: Elsevier - International Book Society


11 x 16.3 inches
27.9 x 41.4 cm

Preface by Gerald Roe Crone with maps chosen by R. V. Tooley. A standard reference and a beautifully produced and illustrated work covering the development of cartography, the exploration and mapping of Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas and Australia. 276 pp., over 350 illus., including maps, portraits, title pages and reproductions from early sources, 14 color folding maps, other color illus., bibliography, and index. Hard bound in brown cloth, gilt lettering, dustjacket.


Condition: A

Book fine, dustjacket shelf worn and now in Mylar sleeve.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/4/2002