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Auction 102, Lot 633

"The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.

Subject: Reference

Period: 1983 (published)

Publication: Holland Press


10 x 13.5 inches
25.4 x 34.3 cm
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The standard reference work on World maps. 18 color-plates and hundreds of B&W illustrations, each with a comprehensive description and cartobibliography. First edition, hard bound in red cloth with gilt and black titling at spine. 669 pp., extensive index and appendices. An absolutely essential reference work.


Condition: A

Minor shelf wear with a couple of tears in dustjacket, else fine.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/5/2003