"The Mapping of America", Tooley, R. V.
Subject: Reference Books
Period: 1980 (published)
Publication: Holland Press Limited
Color: Black & White
8 x 10 inches
20.3 x 25.4 cm
An excellent reference work detailing the cartographic history of North America. Essays on French mapping of the Americas, California as an island, Smith's map of Virginia and its many derivatives, 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. Volume 2 in The Holland Press Cartographia series, 519 pp., with 179 uncolored illustrations. First edition, hard bound in green buckram, with illustrated dust jacket.
Beautiful, near fine example less light bump to lower spine edge and a short tear in dust jacket. Inside front cover is an attractive book plate from prior owner.