Auction 97, Lot 631

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

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1983 (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 cartobibliography. First edition, hard bound in red cloth with gilt and black titling at spine. 669pp, dj, extensive index and appendices. Dust jacket with small tear in corner on back cover, otherwise fine. An absolutely essential reference work.



Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $600

Closed on 12/5/2001