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Auction 187, Lot 753


"History of Cartography", Bagrow, Leo

Subject: References

Period: 1985 (published)


Color: Printed Color

7.8 x 10.9 inches
19.8 x 27.7 cm
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In this fascinating book, the author examines the maps of various periods and cultures, from early antiquity to the 18th century, putting them into historical perspective in his clear account of their evolution. It includes a List of Cartographers, containing 1500 names, and an extensive bibliography. This is the second edition, revised and enlarged by R.A. Skelton. 312 pp., 26 color plates, 132 b/w plates, plus 76 illustrations in the text. Hardbound in blue cloth with dust jacket.


Condition: A

Contents and covers like new. The dust jacket is sunned along the spine with minor shelf wear.

Estimate: $30 - $40

Sold for: $46

Closed on 4/27/2022