"The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.
Subject: References, World
Period: 1987 (published)
Color: Printed Color
9.8 x 13.8 inches
24.9 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, with illustrated dust jacket.
The contents are clean and bright. There is a small tear in the cloth cover in the bottom right corner. The dust jacket is lightly worn with some short tears.