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Auction 156, Lot 821


"History of Cartography", Bagrow, Leo

Subject: References

Period: 1964 (published)


Color: Printed Color

7.8 x 10.9 inches
19.8 x 27.7 cm
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Revised and enlarged by R.A. Skelton. In this fascinating book, the author examines the maps of various periods and cultures, from early antiquity to the 18th century, putting them into historical perspective in his clear account of their evolution. This important book includes a List of Cartographers, containing 1500 names, and an extensive bibliography. 312 pp, 26 color plates, 132 b/w plates, plus 76 illustrations in the text. Hardbound in beige cloth and gilt titling on front and spine, with illustrated dust jacket that is protected in mylar.


Condition: B+

Interior is clean and bright. Light foxing along fore-edge and several chips on dust jacket.

Estimate: $30 - $45

Sold for: $30

Closed on 2/17/2016