"The Mapping of America", Tooley, R. V.
Subject: Cartographic Reference
Period: 1985 (published)
Publication: Holland Press Limited
7.3 x 10 inches
18.5 x 25.4 cm
An excellent reference work detailing the cartographic history of North America. Essays on French mapping of the Americas, California as an island, Smith's map of Virginia and its many derivative, marine surveys of James Cook, City Plans, Jansson-Visscher maps of New England, mapping the Great Lakes, and maps of America in various editions of Ortelius' Theatrum. Hardbound, 519 pp, with 179 b/w plates after old maps.