"The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.
Period: 1983 (published)
Publication: Holland Press
10 x 13.5 inches
25.4 x 34.3 cm
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.
Minor shelf wear with a couple of tears in dustjacket, else fine.