Catalog Archive
Auction 144, Lot 300

"The Mapping of America", Tooley, R. V.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1985 (published)


Color: Black & White

7.7 x 10 inches
19.6 x 25.4 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. 519 pages, with 179 uncolored illustrations, hardbound in green buckram, with illustrated dust jacket.


Condition: A

Minor yellowing of dust jacket.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $120

Closed on 4/3/2013