"[Lot of 2] Country Life Book of Antique Maps - An Introduction to the History of Maps and How to Appreciate Them [and] Maps and Map-Makers",
Period: 1988-90 (published)
Color: Printed Color
A. Country Life Book of Antique Maps - An Introduction to the History of Maps and How to Appreciate Them, by Jonathan Potter, published 1988 (8.8 x 12.0"). This reference is a good introduction to collecting antique maps for the newer collector. It is beautifully illustrated, mostly in color. Covering all parts of the world from about 1500 to 1850. Hardbound in cloth with dust jacket. Gilt title on spine. 192pp, including index. Condition: Contents are very good with minor toning along page edges. Covers fine. Dust jacket has some minor tears.
B. Maps and Map-Makers, by R.V. Tooley, published 1990 (7.6 x 10.0"). Reprint of the 7th edition of this important standard work for any collector's library. Provides information on the principal map makers and publishers throughout the history of cartography. This edition includes a new introduction and up-to-date lists of authoritative references at the ends of chapters. 140 pp. with 104 illustrations, both black/white and colored. Hardbound in cream cloth with illustrated dustjacket. Condition: Contents and covers are very good. Dust jacket has minor wear.
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