"Landmarks of Mapmaking - An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmakers", Tooley & Bricker
Period: 1976 (published)
Color: Printed Color
11 x 15.9 inches
27.9 x 40.4 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. Folio, hardbound in linen cloth, gilt lettering, gilt and white compass rose on front cover, and an illustrated dust jacket.
Contents are very good with minor spots of foxing along the very top of the pages. Covers have minor shelf wear. Dust jacket has light soiling and toning.