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Auction 145, Lot 876

"The Mapping of North America - Three Centuries of Map-Making 1500-1860", Goss, John

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1990 (published)


Color: Printed Color

10.5 x 14.5 inches
26.7 x 36.8 cm
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By focusing on the evolution of mapping, this book reveals how the perceptions of the world changed as more areas were explored. It contains many of the most important and famous maps of the Americas as well as some of the more common nineteenth century examples. 184 pp, introduction plus 85 full-page illustrations, of which 80 are in color, each with well researched information. Hardbound in cloth with illustrated dust jacket.


Condition: A

Text and illustrations are clean and bright with light wear to the dust jacket.

Estimate: $90 - $110

Sold for: $65

Closed on 6/12/2013