Antique Maps

Antique Maps

by Carl Moreland, David Bannister
     
 

Beautiful, evocative and historically significant, old maps are endlessly intriguing and keenly collected. Antique Maps is widely recognised as a standard reference work for novice map collectors and experts alike. It provides a historical background to the subject and advice on starting a collection. The invaluable biographical section lists major map makers between… See more details below

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Beautiful, evocative and historically significant, old maps are endlessly intriguing and keenly collected. Antique Maps is widely recognised as a standard reference work for novice map collectors and experts alike. It provides a historical background to the subject and advice on starting a collection. The invaluable biographical section lists major map makers between 1450 and 1850, with key dates and works.

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Originally published in 1983 by Longman, this third edition incorporates corrections, some revision, and a 15 p. supplement including an expanded list of American cartographers. Distributed in the US by Chronicle Books. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714829548
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Pages:
326
Sales rank:
901,668
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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