Maps and Map Makers
Maps and Map Makers 1970
Publisher: Bonanza Books, Crown Publishing by B.T. Batsford Ltd. Size: 10" x 7.5" (255mm x 190mm). Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good.
The improvements to this new edition of Maps and Map-Makers include many additions to the Bibliographies and Lists of Maps; a number of additional illustrations; and a completely fresh chapter on the Maps of the Scandinavian Countries.
'This is the most comprehensive book and the most attractive on maps ever written.'- S. P. B.MAIS in The Oxford Mail.
'...a magnificently illustrated study of map-making from the earliest times to the mid nineteenth century. - The Daily Telegraph.
'It is the first really extensive catalogue raisonné on its subject.'- New Statesman and Nation.
'No book quite like Maps and Map-Makers, nor so useful in its way, has ever been published in England. Nor have we any work on this subject so well or so generously illustrated, for it contains nearly a hundred large plates, several of them in colour. It has come very opportunely.'- Dr EDWARD LYNAM in The Spectator.
'This is the most comprehensive book on maps yet published in England' - The Times (Weekly Edition).
'Amateur collectors will find this book most useful; experts, librarians and booksellers will hardly be able to dispense with it as a reference book.' - The American Geographical Magazine.