Auction 103, Lot 654

"[Lot of 2] Early Maps [together with] Old European Cities", Various

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1955-81 (published)



See Description

Early Maps, by Tony Campbell, 1991 is a good reference, as well as a beautiful book. Complete with 68 full-color illustrations, many foldout. Each entry includes background information on the cartographer and an explanation of the political developments and geographic discoveries or misconceptions that influenced the map's design. 148 pp., index. (12 x 15") Hardbound in green cloth with dust jacket. Old European Cities, by Arthur Hibbert and Ruthardt Oehme, c. 1955 is fine reference to Braun and Hogenberg's Civitates Orbis Terrarum, the first atlas devoted to city views. It contains 24 of the most important maps, reproduced in full-color, with translations of the accompanying texts. 144 pp. (6 x 8.2") Hardbound in beige cloth, gilt emblem on front cover, with dust jacket.


Condition: A

Both in protective dust jackets. Minor acid-burn to endpapers of latter.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/11/2003