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Auction 168, Lot 749

"The Mapping of North America - A List of Printed Maps 1511-1670", Burden, Philip D.

Subject: References

Period: 1996 (published)


Color: Printed Color

10.5 x 14.3 inches
26.7 x 36.3 cm

An indispensable cartographic reference work for North American maps. Each of the 410 maps is discussed in great detail with a description of both its publication and background history, including those of the cartographers and publishers. All maps are illustrated (11 in full color). 568 pp., hardbound maroon cloth with dust jacket.


Condition: B+

Internally clean and bright. The binding has cracked in one spot (pg. 208-209) as is very common for this edition. Covers are near fine and dust jacket has minimal wear.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $210

Closed on 6/6/2018