"The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.
Period: 1987 (published)
Color: Printed Color
10 x 13.8 inches
25.4 x 35.1 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 titling at spine.
Contents clean and tight with minor shelf wear to the binding. Dust jacket has some short tears and minor damp stains along the edges.