A significant reference book that presents a detailed, analytic history of the mapping of North America, emphasizing the area that comprises the United States. Two major periods are covered; the first extending from 1500 to 1800 and the second from 1800 to the present. Illustrated with 223 plates, 84 in full color, 363 pages, index. Hardbound in white cloth with illustrated dust jacket. An often quoted reference work.
Overall near fine with a hint of soiling along the edges. Dust jacket is slightly sunned.