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Publisher: SHIRLEY, R. W.
Title: The Mapping of the World: Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700.
Published in: Holland Press, London, 1983
   
Size: 28.0 x 24.0 inches.
71.2 x 60.9 cm.
Colouring:

B/W. with some colour plates.
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.

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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




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