"The Mapmakers: The Story of the Great Pioneers in Cartography from Antiquity to the Space Age", Wilford, John Noble
Subject: Cartographic Reference
Period: 1981 (published)
7 x 9.5 inches
17.8 x 24.1 cm
This comprehensive history of cartography traces the adventures, discoveries, and feats of technical ingenuity by which man has increasingly succeeded in mapping first the surface of the globe, then the earth's interior, the oceans' floors, and finally the moon and the planets. 39 illustrations in B & W. Hardbound with dj, 414 pp, bibliography & index. First edition, second printing.