"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.