Auction 122, Lot 925

"Collecting Old Maps", Manasek, F.J.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1998 (published)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
9 x 11.25 inches
22.9 x 28.6 cm

A major reference work for those seriously interested in starting a map collection. In the preface, the author states that he is writing for people who wish to acquire collectable maps, and he therefore uses maps that are available and not too expensive as his examples. The practical book addresses the issues of forgeries, condition, identification, research, purchasing and collection care. Valuable information for the novice collector as well as the long-time serious collector. 320 pp., 250 illustrations in black and white and color. Hardbound with dust jacket. This most desirable reference work is now out of print and difficult to locate.

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Condition: A+

As new.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2007

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