Catalog Archive
Auction 191, Lot 848

"The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.

Subject: References, World

Period: 1983 (published)


Color: Printed Color

9.6 x 13.8 inches
24.4 x 35.1 cm
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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. 669 pages, extensive index, and appendices. Hardbound in red cloth with gilt and black titling at spine and an illustrated dust jacket protected by Mylar. Slides into a matching red slipcase.


Condition: A

An excellent example with a bit of soil and a small edge tear to the slipcase.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 2/8/2023