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Auction 176, Lot 763

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

Subject: References, World

Period: 1984 (published)


Color: Printed Color

9.6 x 13.6 inches
24.4 x 34.5 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 and black titling at spine, with illustrated dust jacket. Slips into a matching red slipcase.


Condition: A

Contents are near fine. Covers, dust jacket, and slipcase have minor shelf wear.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $475

Closed on 2/12/2020