"The Early Cartography of the Pacific", Wroth, Lawrence C.
Subject: Cartographic Reference
Period: 1999 (published)
Publication: Martino Publishing
6 x 9 inches
15.2 x 22.9 cm
This is an excellent study of maps from Ptolemy to 1798 that are important in the development of the cartography of the Pacific area. It was originally published in Volume 38 of the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America. Full of useful annotations and cross-references. 8vo., cloth. pp. 87-268 and 22 facsimile fold-out maps. Reprint facsimile of the 1944 edition.