"The Mapping of the World Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.
Period: 1984 (published)
Color: Printed Color
9.7 x 13.8 inches
24.6 x 35.1 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. An absolutely essential reference work in splendid condition.
Overall excellent condition. The dust jacket has a small chip at bottom right, and a clear, archival book jacket cover has been added to protect the original dust jacket.