"[Lot of 2] Landmarks of Mapmaking - An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmaking [and] This Land Is Your Land - The Geographic Evolution of the United States",
Period: 1989-2001 (published)
Color: Printed Color
A. Landmarks of Mapmaking - An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmaking, by R.V. Tooley & Charles Bricker, published 1989 (10.4 x 14.5"). 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. Condition: Near fine. (A)
B. This Land Is Your Land - The Geographic Evolution of the United States, by Seymour I. Schwartz, published 2001 (11.1 x 12.0"). Dr. Schwartz's fascinating book chronicles the evolution of the United States from a geographical perspective, with special attention paid to the genesis of place names. It is copiously illustrated with 305 images, including numerous maps, with 143 plates in full color. 304 pp. Hardbound in rust cloth with an embossed compass rose on the front cover. Condition: Like new. (A+)
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