Antique Maps And Charts.

Humphreys, Arthur L.

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Book ID: 17865

ISBN:      0880293357

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4to, 191 pp. profusely illustrated in b/w & colour maps, introduction by Jonathan Potter, cloth in d/w, biblio, Dorset Press, New York, First edition, 1989.

Synopsis

The author based this study, on the history of map-making, on a collection of 250 printed books, including at least one copy of all the major atlases published since 1480’s. Illustrations of the earliest maps known of the Holy Land, Jerusalem, Constantinople, Arabian Sea, and the Arabian Peninsula are used as examples.

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