"Landmarks of Mapmaking - An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmakers", Tooley & Bricker
Period: 1968 (published)
Color: Printed Color
10.9 x 16.3 inches
27.7 x 41.4 cm
Charles Bicker wrote this beautifully produced and well-illustrated cartographic reference. It covers the exploration and mapping of Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Australia. The preface is by Gerald Roe Crone, and the maps were chosen by R. V. Tooley. Comprised of 276 pp., over 350 illustrations, including maps, portraits, title pages, and reproductions from early sources, 14 color folding maps, other color illustrations, bibliography, and index. First edition, published by Elsevier Sequoia. Folio, hardbound in linen cloth, gilt lettering, gilt and white compass rose on front cover.
Contents good with a few minor spots in the text. Covers have light wear and soiling.