"Antique Maps", Moreland & Bannister
Subject: Cartographic Reference
Period: 1986 (dated)
Publication: Christie's Collectors Guides
7.8 x 10 inches
19.8 x 25.4 cm
Second edition. This invaluable reference covers map making, cartographers and collecting. Against a general historical background, the methods of map making from about 1470 onwards are described in detail. Includes brief biographies of the major mapmakers and details of their principal world. Finally, it provides advise for the collector on the practical aspects of collecting and care. Illustrations in B&W (168) and color (8) in 314 pages. Hard bound in blue cloth with dust jacket.