Catalog Archive
Auction 97, Lot 611

"The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700", Shirley, Rodney W.

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1984 (published)

Publication: The Holland Press Ltd.


10 x 13.5 inches
25.4 x 34.3 cm

The standard reference work on World maps. 18 color-plates and hundreds of B&W illustrations, each with a comprehensive description and carto-bibliography. 699 pp, extensive index and appendices. Hard bound in red cloth with gilt and black titling at spine. In dust jacket and slip-case. An absolutely essential reference work.


Condition: A+

Like new, appears never to have been opened.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $600

Closed on 12/5/2001