Auction 104, Lot 726

"[Lot of 2] Landmarks of Mapmaking An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmakers [together with] Maps and Map-Makers", Various

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1961-76 (published)

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Landmarks of Mapmaking, by Charles Bicker is 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. 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. First edition, published by Elsevier, 1968. Hard bound in linen cloth (11 x 16"), gilt lettering, gilt and white compass rose on front cover, pictorial end-papers and dust jacket. Maps and Map-Makers, by R.V. Tooley is an important standard work for any collector's library. Provides information on the principal map-makers and publishers throughout the history of cartography. This is the third impression of the 2nd edition published by Bonanza Books in 1961. 140 pp. with 104 illustrations, both black/white and colored. Hardbound in cream cloth (7.7 x 10") with illustrated dust jacket.

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Condition: B

First good, Ex-libris with perforated stamp on title page. Dust jacket worn, endpapers slightly creased. Second very good with dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $65

Closed on 9/10/2003

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