By focusing on the evolution of mapping, this book reveals how the perceptions of the world changed as more areas were explored. It contains many of the most important and famous maps of the Americas as well as some of the more common nineteenth century examples. 184 pages, introduction plus 85 full-page illustrations, of which 80 are in color, each with well researched information. Hardbound in red cloth with gilt title on spine and an illustrated dust jacket.
Contents and binding are fine, with minor shelf wear on the dust jacket.