Auction 103, Lot 666

"Landmarks of Mapmaking; An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmakers", Bricker, Charles

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1976 (published)

Publication: Thomas Y. Crowell Company


11 x 16 inches
27.9 x 40.6 cm

A standard reference and a beautifully produced and illustrated work covering the development of cartography, the exploration and mapping of Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas and Australia. Preface by Gerald Roe Crone with maps chosen by R. V. Tooley. Second edition, 276 pp., over 350 illustrations, including maps, portraits, title pages and reproductions from early sources, 14 color folding maps, other color illustrations, bibliography, and index. Hard bound in brown and blue cloth, gilt lettering, gilt and white compass rose on front cover, pictorial end-papers and dust jacket.


Condition: A

Some minor shelf wear and soil to dustjacket, inner front flap corner clipped.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/11/2003