Catalog Archive
Auction 91, Lot 468

"The World in Maps: A Study in Map Evolution",

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1936 (published)



5.8 x 8.8 inches
14.7 x 22.4 cm

A study in the origin and development of mapmaking. Jervis, Professor of Geography in the University of Bristol, covers the subject well and includes information on the terminology and use of maps. Illustrations in black and white and 24 pages of maps in color. First edition, published by George Philip & Son. Hard bound in buckram, 208 pages. No dust jacket, but includes a paper label trimmed from what appears to have been the dust jacket.


Condition: A

Estimate: $45 - $60

Sold for: $70

Closed on 6/14/2000