"The Mapping of the World Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.
Period: 1983 (published)
Color: Printed Color
10.1 x 14.2 inches
25.7 x 36.1 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. Slips into a matching red slipcase. An absolutely essential reference work in splendid condition.
Excellent condition. Very minor rubbing along top and bottom edges of dust jacket, and a tiny chip along bottom edge of slipcase.