"The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.
Period: 2001 (published)
Color: Printed Color
9.6 x 13.7 inches
24.4 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. This is the expanded fourth edition with the Corrigenda and Addenda incorporated into the text and 70 more entries than the third edition. 669 pages, extensive index and appendices. Hardbound in red cloth with gilt titling at spine and an illustrated dust jacket. An absolutely essential reference work in splendid condition.
Contents and covers tight with minor soiling along the edges and slight wear to a few pages. Dust jacket has minor shelf wear.