Auction 105, Lot 652

"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.


Condition: A+

A little creasing of dj at top & bottom of spine. Contents fine.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/3/2003