Auction 96, Lot 599

"Landmarks of Mapmaking; An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmakers", Bricker, Charles

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1989 (published)

Publication: Thomas Y. Crowell Company


10.5 x 14.5 inches
26.7 x 36.8 cm

This standard reference is a beautifully produced and illustrated work covering the development of cartography, the exploration and mapping of Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas and finally, the last continent to be discovered, Australia. Preface by Gerald Roe Crone, maps chosen by R. V. Tooley. 276pp, over 350 illustrations, including maps, portraits, title pages and reproductions from early sources, 14 color folding maps, bibliography, and index. Hard bound in brown cloth, gilt lettering, dj. Fine example of this desirable book.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/12/2001