Auction 110, Lot 760

"The Mapping of America", Tooley, R. V.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1980 (published)

Publication: The Holland Press Limited


8 x 8 inches
20.3 x 20.3 cm

This is an excellent reference work detailing the cartographic history of North America. It contains a compilation of essays on French mapping of the Americas, California as an island, Smith's map of Virginia and its many derivative, marine surveys of James Cook, City Plans, Jansson-Visscher maps of New England, mapping the Great Lakes, and maps of America in various editions of Ortelius' Theatrum. 519 pp., with 179 b/w plates. First edition, hardbound in green cloth with original dust jacket. Bookplate of William Wallstone Freeman pasted inside front cover and inscribed by R.V. Tooley to Mr. Freeman on title page.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $170 - $200

Sold for: $210

Closed on 3/2/2005