"The Mapping of America", Schwartz & Ehrenberg
Subject: Reference Books
Period: 2001 (published)
Color: Printed Color
11.5 x 10.5 inches
29.2 x 26.7 cm
A significant reference book that presents a detailed, analytic history of the mapping of North America, emphasizing the area that comprises the United States. Two major periods are covered; the first extending from 1500 to 1800 and the second from 1800 to the present. Illustrated with 354 plates, 84 in full-color. 363 pp., index. Hardbound in green cloth with illustrated dust jacket. An often quoted reference work.
Very minor toning along the edges of the pages and the dust jacket shows light wear.