"Terrestrial and Celestial Globes - Their History and Construction Including a Consideration of Their Value as Aids in the Study of Geography and Astronomy - Volumes I and II", Stevenson, Edward Luther
Period: 1998 (published)
Color: Black & White
5.6 x 8.6 inches
14.2 x 21.8 cm
This is the 1998 Martino Fine Books reprint of the original 1921 edition. It is considered the classic text on globes, from the earliest through the end of the 18th Century. Hardbound in blue cloth with red and gilt title on spine. This reprint was limited to 150 copies. It is two volumes bound as one; Volume I, 218 pages, Volume II, 291 pages. An important reference book for any map/globe collector.
Contents tight with just a hint of soiling along the top and bottom edges. Covers have minor shelf wear.