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Auction 182, Lot 823

"Early Printed Maps of the British Isles 1477-1650", Shirley, Rodney W.

Subject: References, British Isles

Period: 1991 (published)


Color: Black & White

8.6 x 12 inches
21.8 x 30.5 cm
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This is completely revised and reset edition of this reference, which traces the cartographic history of the British Isles from Ptolemy to Speed. This updated version includes 670 entries (like the 1980 edition) and 160 black & white plates (88 in the 1980 edition). 233 pages. Hardbound in maroon cloth with gilt titles on front cover and spine. An invaluable reference for collectors of maps of the U.K.


Condition: A

Contents are clean and tight. There are remnants of a price sticker on the dust jacket.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $85

Closed on 4/28/2021