Auction 119, Lot 933

"History of Cartography", Bagrow, Leo

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1964 (published)


Color: Printed Color

7.8 x 11 inches
19.8 x 27.9 cm

Revised and enlarged by R.A. Skelton. In this fascinating book, the author examines the maps of various periods and cultures, from early antiquity to the 18th century, putting them into historical perspective in his clear account of their evolution. This important book includes a List of Cartographers, containing 1500 names, and an extensive bibliography. 312 pp, 26 color plates, 132 b/w plates, plus 76 illustrations in the text. Hardbound in beige cloth and gilt titling on front and spine, with dust jacket.


Condition: A

Binding and content fine, two 1/2" tears and light shelf wear to the edges of the jacket.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Sold for: $190

Closed on 5/9/2007