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Auction 99, Lot 708

"Phantom Islands of the Atlantic - The Legends of Seven Lands That Never Were", Johnson, Donald S.

Subject: Reference - Cartography

Period: 1996 (published)

Publication: Walker and Company (publ.)


6.3 x 8.3 inches
16 x 21.1 cm

Here are the strange tales of seven lands, conjured out of myth and human error but nonetheless appearing on maps for centuries, even though many of them never actually existed. Contents include; Mapping the Unknown Seas, Isle of Demons, Frisland, Antilla: The Isle of Seven Cities, and The Islands of Saint Brendan. Revised edition, 220 pp. Illustrated with historic maps and prints, notes, bibliography, and index. 8vo, hardcover with dustjacket.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $25 - $35

Sold for: $25

Closed on 6/12/2002