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Auction 94, Lot 487

"Landmarks of Mapmaking; An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmakers", Bricker, Charles

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1976 (published)

Publication: Thomas Y. Crowell Company


11 x 16 inches
27.9 x 40.6 cm
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A standard reference and a beautifully produced and illustrated work covering the development of cartography, the exploration and mapping of Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas and Australia. Preface by Gerald Roe Crone, maps chosen by R. V. Tooley. 276pp, over 350 illustrations, including maps, portraits, title pages and reproductions from early sources, 14 beautifully produced color folding maps, other color illustrations, bibliography, and index. Hard bound in brown and blue cloth, gilt lettering, gilt and white compass rose on front cover, pictorial end-papers.


Condition: A

Dustjacket with some short tears and shelf wear, book fine.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $190

Closed on 3/7/2001