"Five Centuries of Map Printing", Woodward, David
Period: 1975 (published)
Publication: University of Chicago Press
8.7 x 11.2 inches
22.1 x 28.4 cm
Six essays compiled and edited by David Woodward. These essays stem from lectures comprising the Third Series of Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography at the Newberry Library (1972). The authors, all renowned in the field of cartography, provide an excellent treatise of the various printing techniques used in map making, from woodcut to offset lithography. 177 pp. including index, color frontispiece & 37 monochrome illustrations. Soft cover.
Covers slightly worn with edges toned.