Auction 137, Lot 929

"[Lot of 6 - Cartographic References]",

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1947-85 (published)



See Description

A. Maps and Map-Makers of the Aegean, Vasilis Sphyroeras, 1985, printed color (8.5 x 11.5"). 261 pp. with numerous color and B&W illustrations. Brown cloth boards with gilt text on front cover and spine. Dust jacket shows some wear, but contents and cover are very good.

B. British Maps and Map-Makers Edward Lynam, 1947, printed color (6.5 x 9"). 48 pp with 8 plates in color and 24 illustrations in B&W. Red board with white titles and white illustration of a globe on the front (same artwork on dust jacket).

C. The Mapmakers, John Noble Wilford, 1981, black & white (7 x 9.5"). 414 pp. with illustrations and maps. Brown cloth and paper boards.

D. The Compleat Plattmaker: Essays on Chart, Map, and Globe Making in England in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, Norman Thrower, 1978, black & white (6.5 x 9.5"). 241 pp. with illustrations. Tan cloth boards.

E. Maps and Their Makers: An Introduction to the History of Cartography , G.R. Crone, 1953, black & white (5 x 7.5"). 181 pp. and 7 maps. Cloth covered boards and dust jacket.

F. Kunstler des Kartenbildes. Biographien und Portrats Hans Harms, 1962, black & white (8 x 11"). 245 pp. in German text with over 100 portraits, maps and other illustrations. Included are biographies of many mapmakers. Hardbound in green cloth boards with gilt text on cover and spine. Dust jacket torn on upper spine, but cover and contents are very good.



Condition ranges from B+ to A+ with a majority being very good.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/14/2011