"The Cartography of North America 1500-1800", Portinaro & Knirsch
Subject: Cartographic Reference
Period: 1987 (published)
Publication: Bison Books
9.7 x 13 inches
24.6 x 33 cm
Nicely illustrated cartographic reference. Biographical sketches of major cartographers. Presents stunning reproductions of authentic maps from the first three centuries of the mapping of North America. Reflects an unfolding story of daring exploration, tenacious settlement, and fierce colonial rivalry. 320 pp. containing 180 extensively captioned maps, nearly all in full-color and over 90 supplementary illustrations. Hardbound in blue cloth with protected dust jacket.
Minor shelf wear.