Auction 136, Lot 828

"[Lot of 2] Scientific Instruments [and] The History of Topographical Maps, Symbols, Pictures and Surveys",

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1975-80 (published)


Color: Printed Color

See Description

1. Scientific Instruments, Harriet Wynter and Anthony Turner, Studio Vista Publishers, London, 1975, 8.6" x 12". This first edition is an extensively illustrated source book for the study of scientific instruments. Quarto, 239 pp., dust jacket Hardbound in beige textured cloth, 270 large photos (28 color), illustrations, bibliog., index. Binding and contents like new. Dust jacket with slight shelf wear. Book plate. (A)

2. The History of Topographical Maps, Symbols, Pictures and Surveys, P.D.A. Harvey, Thames and Hudson, London, 1980, 7.5" x 10". This interesting reference examines the beginnings and early development of the topographical map, as opposed to the history of cartography. 199 pp. with more that 100 illustrations, some in color. First edition. Blue cloth binding, with illustrated dust jacket. Like new. (A+)



Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/1/2011