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Auction 191, Lot 852

"[2 Volumes] The Mapping of North America - A List of Printed Maps 1511-1670 [and] ... 1671-1700", Burden, Philip D.

Subject: References, North America

Period: 1996-2007 (published)


Color: Black & White

10.5 x 14.4 inches
26.7 x 36.6 cm
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These are indispensable cartographic reference works covering nearly 200 years of North American maps. Each of the 774 maps featured over the two volumes is discussed in great detail with a description of both its publication and background history, including those of the cartographers and publishers. All maps are illustrated (23 in full color). The first volume has 568 pp., the second 540 pp., both hardbound in maroon cloth, with dust jackets.


Condition: A

Contents and covers are near fine, with slightly bumped corners on both volumes.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $375

Closed on 2/8/2023