"Antique Maps", Moreland & Bannister
Subject: Reference - Cartography
Period: 1995 (published)
Publication: Phaidon Press
7.5 x 9.8 inches
19.1 x 24.9 cm
Widely recognized as a standard reference work, this important book covers map making, cartographers and collecting. Against a general historical background, the methods of map making from about 1470 onwards are described in detail. Includes brief biographies of the major mapmakers and details of their principal world. Finally, it provides advise for the collector on the practical aspects of collecting and care. This third edition incorporates corrections, some revision, and a 15 p. supplement including an expanded list of American cartographers. 326 pp, biographies, chronologies, index with many maps illustrated, 8 in full color. Soft illustrated cover.