"The Mapping of the World Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.
Subject: Reference Books
Period: 1983 (published)
Color: Printed Color
9.8 x 13.7 inches
24.9 x 34.8 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 pages, 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.
A chip and some slight wear on dust jacket and minor soiling on book edges.