"The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.
Period: 1987 (published)
Color: Printed Color
10 x 13.8 inches
25.4 x 35.1 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. 669 pages, extensive index and appendices. Photocopies of the preface to the 1993 edition and updated corrigenda and addenda are included as well. Hardbound in red cloth with gilt titling at spine.
Contents very good. Covers have some light stains and minor wear.