"Antique Maps and Charts", Humphreys, A.L.
Period: 1989 (published)
Color: Printed Color
11.3 x 12.1 inches
28.7 x 30.7 cm
Originally published as "Old Decorative Maps and Charts" in 1929, this reprint includes an introduction by Jonathan Potter. Spanning 300 years of researched works compiled by A.G.H. Macpherson, Humphrey's running commentary contains factual evidence, background information, and legends regarding antique maps and map-making. 32 full color and 62 B & W illustrations, 191 pages. Hardbound in blue cloth boards with illustrated dust jacket.
Contents are clean and tight. Covers have minor shelf wear. Dust jacket is faintly sunned along the spine.