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Auction 152, Lot 796

"Cartographical Innovations An International Handbook of Mapping Terms to 1900",

Subject: References

Period: 1987 (published)


Color: Black & White

7 x 9.8 inches
17.8 x 24.9 cm
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This great reference book, edited by Helen M. Wallis and Arthur H. Robinson, explores the history of cartographic discoveries and their diffusion through cultures. It describes when processes and techniques began, when certain materials were first used, and traces the world-wide advancement in the science and art of cartography. With a general index and a second index to bibliographies. Published by Map Collector Publications in association with the International Cartographic Association. Hardbound in green cloth with gilt lettering and a dust jacket. 353 pp.


Condition: A

Cover and contents fine with minor wear and soiling to the dust jacket. A previous owner's bookplate appears on the front pastedown.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/18/2015