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Auction 145, Lot 872

"Decorative Printed Maps of the 15th to 18th Centuries", Skelton, R. A.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1965 (published)


Color: Black & White

10 x 12 inches
25.4 x 30.5 cm
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Second impression, this being a revised edition of "Old Decorative Maps and Charts" by A.L. Humphreys with new text by R. A. Skelton. Mr. Skelton was the Superintendent of the Map Room at the British Museum when he published this work. 84 images in color and B & W, 80 text pages. Hard bound in blue cloth, titled in gilt on spine.


Condition: B+

Text and plates are generally clean and bright. Dust jacket has some wear and abrasions.

Estimate: $90 - $120


Closed on 6/12/2013