"Facsimile-Atlas to the Early History of Cartography with Reproductions of the Most Important Maps Printed in the XV and XVI Centuries", Nordenskiold, Nils Adolf E.
Period: 1973 (published)
Color: Black & White
11.1 x 16 inches
28.2 x 40.6 cm
This is a reprint of Nordenskiold's highly important and useful work, which was the first systematic approach to the study of cartographic history. Translated by Johan Adolf Ekelof and Clements R. Markham, with a new introduction written by J. B. Post and a glossary of cities. Reproduces 169 of the most important maps printed before 1600, including the complete 1400 edition of Ptolemy. This is a wonderful reference atlas of significant maps. 141 pages plus 102 plates. Soft pictorial covers.
Contents are very good with some slightly creased corners. Spine is lightly sunned, and there is light shelf wear along the edges.