"The Mapping of the World - Early Printing World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.
Subject: References, World
Period: 1993 (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. This is the third edition with an expanded Corrigenda and Addenda that has been completely revised to incorporate all new material that has come to light since original publication. 669 pages, extensive index and appendices. Hardbound in red cloth with gilt titles on spine and an illustrated dust jacket protected by Mylar.
Near fine with slightly bumped corners.