"Landmarks of Mapmaking - An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmaking", Tooley & Bricker
Period: 1989 (published)
Color: Printed Color
10.4 x 14.4 inches
26.4 x 36.6 cm
Charles Bricker wrote the text for 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. This edition was published by Dorset Press. Folio, hardbound in brown cloth with gilt titles on the spine and an illustrated dust jacket.
Contents are very good with just a hint of toning and minor extraneous creasing along the edges of some pages. Covers near fine. Dust jacket has faint soiling and a tear.