Auction 103, Lot 693

"[Lot of 2] Guide to the History of Cartography [together with] U.S. IANA", Various

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1999 (published)

Publication: Martino Publishing


5.6 x 8.5 inches
14.2 x 21.6 cm

Guide to the History of Cartography, An Annotated List of References on the History of Maps and Mapmaking, compiled by Walter W. Ristow. A comprehensive list of references with a brief description of the contents. A great guide for anyone wishing to build a reference library. Reprint of the 1973 edition, limited to 150 copies. 89 pp. + preface and index. Hardbound in green buckram with gold lettering in a maroon embossed label on spine. U.S. IANA 1650-1950, A Selective Bibliography in which are described 11,620 uncommon and significant books relating to the continental portion of the United States, complied by Wright Howes. One of the most important references relating to the United States. Full collations are provided, as are annotations concerning the rarity and particular significance of the titles described. Reprint of the 1962 second edition. 652 pp. Hardbound in beige buckram with gold lettering on spine.


Condition: A+


Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $65

Closed on 6/11/2003