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Auction 135, Lot 809

"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)



9.4 x 12.3 inches
23.9 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.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/16/2011