"The Mapping of America", Schwartz & Ehrenberg
Subject: Reference Books
Period: 2001 (published)
Color: Printed Color
11.5 x 11 inches
29.2 x 27.9 cm
An excellent reference work detailing the cartographic history of North America. Essays on French mapping of the Americas, California as an island, Smith's map of Virginia and its many derivatives, marine surveys of James Cook, City Plans, Jansson-Visscher maps of New England, mapping the Great Lakes, and maps of America in various editions of Ortelius' Theatrum. Volume 2 in The Holland Press Cartographia series, 519 pp., with 179 uncolored illustrations. First edition, hard bound in green buckram, with illustrated dust jacket.
Beautiful, near fine example less light wear in dust jacket.