"Decorative Printed Maps of the 15th to 18th Centuries", Skelton, R. A.
Period: 1966 (published)
Color: Printed Color
8.9 x 11.3 inches
22.6 x 28.7 cm
Second impression, this being a revised edition of Old Decorative Maps and Charts by A.L. Humphreys with new text by R. A. Skelton. Mr. Skelton was the Superintendent of the Map Room at the British Museum when he published this work. 84 images in color and black & white, 80 text pages. Hardbound in blue cloth, titled in gilt on spine, with an illustrated dust jacket protected by Mylar.
Contents are very good with minor toning along the edges and light scattered foxing on the pastedown and endpapers. Covers are lightly dampstained along the top edge, with minor shelf wear.