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Auction 95, Lot 471

"Maps from the Age of Discovery - Columbus to Mercator", Nebenzahl, Kenneth

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1990 (published)

Publication: Times Book


11.4 x 14.7 inches
29 x 37.3 cm
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A selection of over 100 of the most significant examples of the cartographers art from the 15th and 16th centuries. Drawn from a wealth of manuscript maps, woodcuts, portolan sea charts and other historical documents these maps reveal the growing knowledge during that crucial period of exploration. Illustrations in splendid color. Hard bound in blue cloth, dj, 168 pages.


Condition: A

Bumped at top with small tear to top edge, small tear on dj.

Estimate: $60 - $75

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/13/2001