"Early Thematic Mapping in the History of Cartography",
Subject: Cartographic Reference
Period: 1982 (published)
Publication: University of Chicago Press
7 x 9.8 inches
17.8 x 24.9 cm
A well-written and referenced account of this fascinating subject. Dr. Author H. Robinson was Professor Emeritus of cartography at the University of Wisconsin. Thematic maps illustrate weather, vegetation, ocean currents, medical data, zoology and a host of other types of scientific information. This richly illustrated (many in full color) book was the first to trace this important aspect of cartography from its beginnings in the late 17th century through its maturity in the mid-nineteenth century. Hard bound with dust jacket, 266 pages. Dust jacket with a couple of tears, binding and contents fine.