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Auction 94, Lot 496

"The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1983 (published)

Publication: The Holland Press Ltd.


10 x 13.5 inches
25.4 x 34.3 cm
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The standard reference work on World maps. 18 color-plates and hundreds of B&W illustrations, each with a comprehensive description and cartobibliography. First edition, hard bound in red cloth with gilt and black titling at spine. 669pp, dj, extensive index and appendices. An absolutely essential reference work.


Condition: A+

Dust jacket with small tear in corner on back cover, otherwise fine.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $750

Closed on 3/7/2001