Auction 95, Lot 473

"Shedding the Veil - Mapping the European Discovery of America and the World", Suarez, Thomas

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1992 (published)

Publication: World Scientific Publishing


9 x 11.7 inches
22.9 x 29.7 cm

The maps, atlases, portolan charts, and globes chosen for this scholarly volume were selected to reveal the European discovery of the world, the history of the world's lifting its veil to explorers and mapmakers. Works from the Sidney R. Knafel Collection 1434 - 1865. Illustrated with 25 color plates. Hardbound in simulated leather with gilt lettering, dustjacket, 203 pages.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $45 - $60

Sold for: $55

Closed on 6/13/2001