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Auction 153, Lot 799


"Christie's Collectors Guides - Antique Maps", Moreland & Bannister

Subject: References

Period: 1986 (published)


Color: Printed Color

7.8 x 10 inches
19.8 x 25.4 cm

This is the second edition of this invaluable reference that covers map-making, cartographers, and collecting. The books lays out the history of map-making methods from the late 15th century onwards. Brief biographies of the major map-makers are included. It also provides advice for the collector on the practical aspects of collecting and care. Illustrations in B&W (168) and color (8) in 314 pages. Hardbound in blue cloth with dust jacket.


Condition: A

Covers fine and contents near fine with just a hint of toning along the edges of the pages. The dust jacket has minor wear.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $75

Closed on 5/20/2015