Auction 133, Lot 732

"Facsimile-Atlas to the Early History of Cartography with Reproductions of the Most Important Maps Printed in the XV and XVI Centuries", Nordenskiold, Nils Adolf E.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1973 (published)

Publication: Dover Publications

Color: Black & White

11 x 16 inches
27.9 x 40.6 cm

Reprint of this highly important and useful work, which was the first systematic approach to the study of cartographic history. Translated by Johan Adolf Ekelof and Clements R. Markham with a new introduction written by J. B. Post and a glossary of cities. Reproduces 169 of the most important maps printed before 1600, including the complete 1400 edition of Ptolemy. This is a wonderful reference atlas of significant maps. 141 pp., plus 102 plates.


Condition: B+

Contents tight with clean, fine pages. The paper covers have some shelf wear mostly at top edge with curling and chipping.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/1/2010