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Auction 101, Lot 602

"Facsimile-Atlas to the Early History of Cartography with Reproductions of the Most Important Maps Printed in the XV and XVI Centuries", Nordenskiold, Nils Adolf E.

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1973 (published)

Publication: Dover Publication


11 x 16 inches
27.9 x 40.6 cm
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Reprint of this highly important and useful work, which was the first systematic approach to the study of cartographic history. Translated by Johan Adolf Ekelof and Clements R. Markham with a new introduction written by J. B. Post and a glossary of cities. Reproduces 169 of the most important maps printed before 1600, including the complete 1400 edition of Ptolemy. This is a wonderful reference atlas of significant maps. 141 pp., plus 102 plates. Soft cover.


Condition: B

Some shelf wear, spine sunned, edges slightly bumped. Contents clean except for minor foxing to endpaper.

Estimate: $90 - $140

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/4/2002