"The Cartography of North America 1500-1800", Portinaro & Knirsch
Subject: References, North America
Period: 1987 (published)
Color: Printed Color
9.8 x 13.1 inches
24.9 x 33.3 cm
This essential and nicely illustrated cartographic reference includes biographical sketches of major cartographers. It presents reproductions of authentic maps from the first three centuries of the mapping of North America reflecting "an unfolding story of daring exploration, tenacious settlement, and fierce colonial rivalry." 320 pp. containing 180 extensively captioned maps, nearly all in full-color, and over 90 supplementary illustrations. Hardbound in blue cloth with an illustrated dust jacket. Published by Crescent Books.
Contents are like new. Covers have minor shelf wear.