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Auction 115, Lot 823

"The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1993 (published)

Publication: New Holland Ltd

Color: Printed Color

9.8 x 13.8 inches
24.9 x 35.1 cm

The gold standard reference for world maps. 18 color-plates and hundreds of b/w illustrations, each with a comprehensive description and carto-bibliography. A richly illustrated and indispensable reference work with 639 detailed entries and 440 plates. This is the 1993 edition that has been completely revised, including the Corrigenda and Addenda, to incorporate all new material that has come to light since original publication . 669pp, including charts, appendix and extensive index. Hard bound in red cloth with gilt and black titling at spine, pictorial dust jacket with plastic cover. An absolutely essential reference work in fine condition.


Condition: A+

Mint, unopened condition.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/21/2006