Auction 148, Lot 825

"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. Hardbound in red cloth with gilt and black titling at spine, with illustrated dust jacket. Slips into a matching red slipcase. An absolutely essential reference work in splendid condition.


Condition: A

Overall excellent condition. Text and covers are nearly flawless with only slight wear to dust jacket and slipcase.

Estimate: $550 - $750

Sold for: $750

Closed on 2/19/2014