"The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.
Subject: References, World
Period: 1983 (published)
Color: Printed Color
9.5 x 13.6 inches
24.1 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. 669 pages, extensive index and appendices. Hardbound in red cloth with gilt and black titling at spine, with illustrated dust jacket.
Contents are very good with some minor toning along the sheet edges. Covers are lightly sunned with some light shelf wear. Dust jacket has a small tear along the spine and minor wear.