"The Mapping of America", Schwartz & Ehrenberg
Subject: Cartographic Reference
Period: 2001 (published)
Publication: Wellfleet Press
11.3 x 11 inches
28.7 x 27.9 cm
An essential reference that presents a detailed, analytic history of the mapping of North America, emphasizing the area that comprises the United States. Two major periods are covered; the first extending from 1500 to 1800, and the second from 1800 to the present. 363 pp., index, 223 maps, 84 reproduced in full-color, 354 illustrations altogether. Reprint of the 1980 edition. Hardbound in green cloth with illustrated dustjacket. An often quoted reference work.