"The Mapping of the World Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.
Period: 1983 (published)
Color: Printed Color
9.6 x 13.6 inches
24.4 x 34.5 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 and illustrated dust jacket. An absolutely essential reference work.
Text is clean with light scattered foxing on opening pages and book edges. There is minor wear to the dust jacket.