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SHIRLEY, R. W. - The Mapping of the World: Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700.

SHIRLEY, R. W. - The Mapping of the World: Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700.
The Mapping of the World: Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700. - SHIRLEY, R. W.
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Title : The Mapping of the World: Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700..
Map maker : SHIRLEY, R. W..
Date : Holland Press, London, 1983.
Size : 28.0 x 24.0 inches. / 71.2 x 60.9 cm.
Colouring : B/W. with some colour plates.

Description :The standard and essential reference work on antique world maps, including works by Ortelius, Mercator, Hondius, Blaeu, DeWit, Visscher, Speed, Coronelli, and many others.
The author, Rodney W. Shirley, is a leading scholarly authority on maps, based in the U.K. He is a member of the Advisory Council (as of January 2009) and a past president of the International Map Collectors' Society (IMCoS). Condition: Contents very good with light handling, and light dusting to top edge. Dust jacket very good, a little bit handled, some light soiling and a few small scratches. Slip case very good with some light toning, soiling, wear. Shipping: Due to the size and weight of this book, U.S. shipping is $40

Condition : Dust Jacket. 669 pages. Very little wear and tear on the dust jacket is the only damage to this book
The book is illustrated with a colour frontispiece spread and over 440 plates, 19 in colour. This is a first edition in the original maroon cloth binding and dust jacket, with matching cloth-covered slipcase.

ID: 81114

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