"The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.
Period: 1987 (published)
Color: Printed Color
9.8 x 13.8 inches
24.9 x 35.1 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 titling at spine, with illustrated dust jacket.
Contents tight with a hint of soiling along the sheets' edges. Covers have faint soiling and minor shelf wear. Dust jacket has light shelf wear.