Auction 103, Lot 668

"[Lot of 2] Country Life Book of Antique Maps [together with] Maps and Their Makers", Various

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1978-88 (published)

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Jonathan Potter's County Life Book of Antique Maps is a very nice introduction to collecting antique maps beautifully illustrated mostly in color. Covering all parts of the world from about 1500 to 1850. 192 pp. First edition (1988), hardbound with protected dust jacket. (8.7 x 11.7") Maps and Their Makers, by G.R. Crone, 1978, is a scholarly introduction to the history of cartography by the librarian and map curator of the Royal Geographical Society between 1934 and 1966. Extensively illustrated, 152 pp. Hardbound in blue cloth in dust jacket. (8.5 x 11")

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Condition: A

Minor shelf wear. Inscription to a former owner inside front cover on first.

Estimate: $40 - $60

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/11/2003

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