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Auction 95, Lot 435

"The Early Cartography of the Pacific",

Subject: Cartographic Reference


Publication: Martino Publishing


6.2 x 9 inches
15.7 x 22.9 cm
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Limited edition facsimile of the original 1944 edition of The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, Volume 38, No. 2. An important narrative history of maps, from Ptolemy to 1798, which were instrumental in the development of the cartography of the Pacific. Includes facsimiles of 22 foldout plates of the 104 maps described. Full annotations and cross references to other important carto-bibliographies. Hard bound in brown cloth with gilt title imprint on spine. 268 pages, n.d.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $70 - $80

Sold for: $30

Closed on 6/13/2001