"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.