"The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.
Period: 1993 (published)
Color: Printed Color
9.8 x 13.6 inches
24.9 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. This is the 1993 edition that has been completely revised, including the Corrigenda and Addenda, to incorporate all new material that has come to light since original publication. 669 pages, extensive index and appendices. Hardbound in red cloth with gilt titles on spine and an illustrated dust jacket.
Contents tight. Covers are very good with minor shelf wear. There is minor wear and a few short tears to the dust jacket.