"The Mapping of America", Schwartz & Ehrenberg
Subject: Reference Books
Period: 2001 (published)
Publication: Harry N. Abrams Inc., publishers
11.9 x 11 inches
30.2 x 27.9 cm
A significant reference book 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. Illustrated with 354 plates, 84 in full color. 363 pp., index. Hardbound in green cloth with illustrated dust jacket. An often quoted reference work.