"The Mapping of the World Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.
Subject: Reference Books
Period: 1987 (published)
Color: Printed Color
9.5 x 13.5 inches
24.1 x 34.3 cm
This standard reference work on world maps includes 18 color-plates and hundreds of b/w illustrations, each with a detailed description and carto-bibliography. The scholarship behind this work is unparalleled, providing comprehensive information about each map. 669 pp., extensive index and appendices. Hard bound in red cloth with gilt and black titling at spine. Dust jacket is missing. An absolutely essential reference work in fine condition.
Text is clean and covers are lightly worn.