"The Mapping of America", Schwartz & Ehrenberg
Period: 1980 (published)
Color: Printed Color
11.9 x 10.9 inches
30.2 x 27.7 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 223 plates, 84 in full color, 363 pp., index. Hardbound in white cloth with illustrated dust jacket (11.8 x 11"). An often quoted reference work.
The text is clean and bright with light soiling along the fore-edges. The hinges are starting and the covers are lightly soiled.