Auction 133, Lot 741

"Early Mapping of the Pacific The Epic Story of Seafarers, Adventurers, and Cartographers Who Mapped the Earth's Greatest Ocean", Suarez, Thomas

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 2004 (published)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
9.3 x 12.3 inches
23.6 x 31.2 cm

This book traces the exploration of the Pacific Ocean through milestones in the mapping of the region. The author does an excellent job integrating the history of exploration and cartography and the book is richly illustrated with maps and early views. Published by Periplus Editions, Singapore. 224 pp. including bibliography and index. 223 beautiful illustrations, mostly in color. Hard illustrated cover with illustrated dust cover.

References:

Condition: A

Contents, covers and dust jacket are fine, as new. There are, however, some coffee stains on the bottom foredge and a few light drops on the dust jacket.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $70

Closed on 9/1/2010

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