Auction 95, Lot 458

"Looking at Old Maps", Booth, John

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1979 (published)

Publication: The Blackmore Press


7.9 x 10.2 inches
20.1 x 25.9 cm

Introduction to survey methods, hand-engraving techniques, advice on map coloring, early watermarks, supply sources, investment values, suggestions for collecting, reproductions and fakes, care of maps, research and reference. Biographies of important cartographers that is vital information for any map collector. First Edition, 59 illustrations in black & white. Hardbound, dj, 167 pages. errata slip from publisher laid in.


Condition: A

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $85

Closed on 6/13/2001