Catalog Archive
Auction 94, Lot 513

"Off the Map - The Curious Histories of Place-Names", Nelson, Derek

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1997 (published)

Publication: Kodansha


5.7 x 8.5 inches
14.5 x 21.6 cm
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A really fun read that explores the naming of places that was often "shot through with geographic error, linguistic decay and ethnic misunderstanding". First printing. Hard bound with dust jacket, B&W illustrations, 200 pages.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $15 - $20

Sold for: $65

Closed on 3/7/2001