Auction 97, Lot 627

"Images of the World - The Atlas Through History",

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1997 (published)

Publication: Library of Congress


8.9 x 11.2 inches
22.6 x 28.4 cm

Edited by John A. Wolter and Ronald E. Grim. Fifteen essays on atlases by several preeminent map curators and scholars, including Helen Wallis, David Woodward, and Cornelis Koeman. The book is divided into 4 subjects: Early Manuscripts and Printed Atlases; Atlases of the 16th to 18th Century; Atlases of the Late 18th and 19th Centuries; and Atlases of the 19th and 20th Centuries. The essays examine atlas production from pre-Gutenberg days through the interactive, digitized present. 466 pages with 196 illustrations in color and B&W. Hard bound with dj. A great reference as well as interesting reading.


Condition: A+

As new, dust cover very slightly rubbed.

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $35

Closed on 12/5/2001