"The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.
Period: 1983 (published)
Color: Printed Color
9.9 x 13.6 inches
25.1 x 34.5 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.
Contents tight with just a touch of soiling on a couple pages. Covers and dust jacket have minor shelf wear, otherwise like new.