Auction 96, Lot 583

"Decorative Printed Maps of the 15th to 18th Centuries", Skelton, R. A.

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1966 (published)

Publication: Spring Books


9.6 x 12.4 inches
24.4 x 31.5 cm

Second impression, this being a revised edition of "Old Decorative Maps and Charts" by A.L. Humphreys with new text by R. A. Skelton. Mr. Skelton was the Superintendent of the Map Room at the British Museum when he published this work. 80 text pp, 84 plates in color and B&W. Hard bound in blue cloth, titled in gilt on spine, dj.


Condition: A

Sun toned at bottom edge of spine, dj with 1.5" tear at top spine and slightly scuffed and worn, contents fine.

Estimate: $30 - $40

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/12/2001