Landmarks of Mapmaking. An Illustrated Survey of Maps And Mapmakers.

Bricker, Charles.

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Book ID: 8645

ISBN:      0714817589

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Folio. 276 pp., 350 maps & plates in colour and b/w , 4 folding, maps chosen and displayed by R. V. Tooley, preface by Gerald Roe Crone, half-title, title, endpaper plates, biblio, cloth backed boards in slightly rubbed round edges d/w, otherwise copy clean and in very good condition, Phaidon, Oxford, 1976.

Synopsis

Over 200 years of cartography are covered in this fascinating study. The author describes chronologically, in separate chapters, the exploration and mapping of Europe, Asia, Africa, and the America. A special reference is made to Muslim contribution to cartography in the middle ages.

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