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Auction 159, Lot 786

"The Mapping of America", Tooley, R. V.

Subject: References

Period: 1988 (published)


Color: Black & White

7.5 x 10 inches
19.1 x 25.4 cm
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An excellent reference work detailing the cartographic history of North America. There are essays on French mapping of the Americas, California as an island, Smith's map of Virginia and its many derivatives, marine surveys of James Cook, City Plans, Jansson-Visscher maps of New England, mapping the Great Lakes, maps of America in various editions of Ortelius' Theatrum, and more. 519 pages, with 179 uncolored illustrations, hardbound in blue buckram, with illustrated dust jacket.


Condition: A

Contents tight with some manuscript notations in pencil on some pages. Covers have minor wear. There are short tears to the dust jacket.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $95

Closed on 9/14/2016