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Auction 195, Lot 846

"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.

Subject: References

Period: 1973 (published)


Color: Black & White

11.1 x 16 inches
28.2 x 40.6 cm
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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.


Condition: B+

Contents are very good with some slightly creased corners. Spine is lightly sunned, and there is light shelf wear along the edges.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/15/2023