Auction 149, Lot 760

"Die Geschichte der Kartographie", Bagrow, Leo

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1951 (published)


Color: Printed Color

8.3 x 9.9 inches
21.1 x 25.1 cm

In this fascinating book, written in German, Bagrow examines the maps of various periods and cultures, from early antiquity to the 18th century, putting them into historical perspective in his clear account of their evolution. This important book includes a List of Cartographers, containing 1500 names, and an extensive bibliography. 383 pp, 7 color plates, 112 b/w plates, plus a number of b/w illustrations within the text . Hardbound in gray cloth with illustration on front cover.


Condition: B

Text is toned, but plates are all clean and bright. There is slight cracking along the spine and minor soiling on the cover.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $30

Closed on 5/21/2014