Auction 97, Lot 626

"[Lot of 2] Maps and History - Constructing Images of the Past [together with] Maps & Civilization - Cartography in Culture and Society",

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1996-97 (published)



7 x 10 inches
17.8 x 25.4 cm

First, by Jeremy Black, is an account of the development, role and nature of historical atlases. It provides the reader with a better understanding of history as viewed from the prospective of the mapmakers of the time. 127 page with illustrations in color and b/w. Hardbound in black buckram with dj. Second, by Norman J.W. Thrower, is a concise survey of the history of cartography from antiquity to the present including recent revolutions in cartography and new research on early Western maps. Focuses on different ways cultures have interpreted spatial relationships and the uses of maps. 326 pages with b/w illustrations, index, footnotes and glossary. Soft bound. 2nd edition.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $35 - $50

Sold for: $35

Closed on 12/5/2001