Catalog Archive
Auction 142, Lot 793

"The Mapping of the World Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1987 (published)


Color: Printed Color

10 x 14 inches
25.4 x 35.6 cm

This standard reference work on world maps includes 18 color-plates and hundreds of black and white 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, with illustrated dust jacket. An absolutely essential reference work in fine condition.


Condition: A

Minor wear to dust jacket.

Estimate: $500 - $650

Sold for: $475

Closed on 11/28/2012