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Auction 159, Lot 794


"[Lot of 2] Mapping the World - An Illustrated History of Cartography [and] Mapping the World",

Subject: References

Period: 2006 (published)


Color: Printed Color

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A. Mapping the World - An Illustrated History of Cartography, by National Geographic Magazine, (9.6 x 12.3"). This elegantly designed and thoughtfully compiled reference traces the history of mapping from the earliest known world map to modern virtual mapping. It includes over 100 maps and other illustrations, all in color. Edited by Ralph E. Ehrenberg. 256 pp. Hardbound in black faux-leather with silver titles on front cover and spine. All edges silver. Condition: Near fine with negligible wear to the covers. (A)

B. Mapping the World, by Michael Swift, (17.0 x 12.0"). This colorful reference on the history of map-making is filled with around 200 maps from the ancient beginnings of cartography to the end of 19th century. 256 pp., hardbound with illustrated covers and a dust jacket. Condition: Fine. (A+)



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Estimate: $50 - $70

Sold for: $42

Closed on 9/14/2016