"Collecting Old Maps", Manasek, F.J.
Subject: Reference - Cartography
Period: 1998 (published)
Publication: Terra Nova Press
8.5 x 11.5 inches
21.6 x 29.2 cm
A major reference work for those seriously interested in starting a map collection. In the preface, the author states that he is writing for people who wish to acquire collectable maps, and that he therefore uses maps that are available and not too expensive as his examples. The practical book addresses the issues of forgeries, condition, identification, research, purchasing and collection care. Includes many illustrations, in black-and-white and eight in color. Valuable information for the novice collector as well as long-time serious collector.
Previous owners name written in pencil on endpaper, else like new.