Auction 136, Lot 825

"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

This is a reprint of Nordenskiold's 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. Soft pictorial covers.


Condition: B+

Minor shelf wear and sunned spine.

Estimate: $100 - $160

Sold for: $55

Closed on 6/1/2011