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Auction 174, Lot 819

"The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.

Subject: References

Period: 1987 (published)


Color: Printed Color

10 x 13.8 inches
25.4 x 35.1 cm
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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 titling at spine.


Condition: A

Contents clean and tight with minor shelf wear to the binding. Dust jacket has some short tears and minor damp stains along the edges.

Estimate: $475 - $600

Sold for: $310

Closed on 9/11/2019