"The Mapping of the World Early Printed World Maps 1472 - 1700", Shirley, Rodney W.
Subject: Reference Books
Period: 1987 (published)
Publication: Holland Press
10 x 13.7 inches
25.4 x 34.8 cm
The standard reference work on world maps. 18 color-plates and hundreds of b/w illustrations, each with a comprehensive description and cartobibliography. The 1987 edition with corrections. Hard bound in red cloth with gilt and black titling at spine. 669 pp., extensive index and appendices. An absolutely essential reference work in fine condition.
A little creasing of dj at top & bottom of spine. Contents fine.