Catalog Archive
Auction 157, Lot 788

"The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.

Subject: References

Period: 1983 (published)


Color: Printed Color

9.8 x 13.7 inches
24.9 x 34.8 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.


Condition: A

Contents tight. Covers and slipcase near fine. The dust jacket is lightly sunned along the spine and has light wear.

Estimate: $550 - $700

Sold for: $400

Closed on 5/4/2016