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Auction 98, Lot 527

"The Mapmakers", Wilford, John Noble

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1981 (published)



6.725 x 9.5 inches
17.1 x 24.1 cm
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A comprehensive history of the great pioneers in cartography from antiquity to the Space Age. Traces the discoveries and technical ingenuity used in mapping first the surface of the globe, then the earth's interior, the oceans' floors, and finally the moon and the planets. 39 b/w illustrations. Hardbound with dj, 414 pp, bibliography & index. First edition, second printing.


Condition: A

Small chip at top of dj, otherwise fine.

Estimate: $25 - $35

Sold for: $25

Closed on 3/6/2002