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Auction 164, Lot 817


"First X, Then Y, Now Z - An Introduction to Landmark Thematic Maps", Delaney, John

Subject: References

Period: 2012 (published)


Color: Printed Color

8.5 x 11.1 inches
21.6 x 28.2 cm

Delaney's newer book on thematic mapping is filled with illustrations, many of which are in full color. Among other topics, it covers meteorological, geological, and hydrographical maps; maps that focus on "moral statistics," ethnography, military history, urban planning, and literature; and figures such as Athanasius Kircher, Francis Bacon, Eberhard Werner Happel, Benjamin Franklin, Florence Nightingale, Alexander von Humboldt, and Edward Hitchcock. A wide-ranging and totally engrossing reference. Illustrated stiff paper covers, 230 pp.


Condition: A

Contents tight. There is a small scuff and marking on the front cover.

Estimate: $45 - $65

Sold for: $25

Closed on 9/13/2017