DÉCOUVERTE ET ÉVOLUTION CARTOGRAPHIQUE DE TERRE-NEUVE ET DES PAYS CIRCONVOISINS 1497-1501-1769. Henry Harrisse.
DÉCOUVERTE ET ÉVOLUTION CARTOGRAPHIQUE DE TERRE-NEUVE ET DES PAYS CIRCONVOISINS 1497-1501-1769.

DÉCOUVERTE ET ÉVOLUTION CARTOGRAPHIQUE DE TERRE-NEUVE ET DES PAYS CIRCONVOISINS 1497-1501-1769.

  • Paris and London: H. Welter and Henry Stevens, Son & Stiles, 1900.
  • 4to.
  • later quarter green morocco, five raisded bands, green cloth, with original stiff paper wrappers bound-in.
  • (vi), lxxii, 416 pages.
  • ISBN: none

Price: $265.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 103791

First edition, limited to 380 numbered copies. This book traces the origin and evolution of cartography in the new world. The author discusses the many different maps drawn of the new world between the early sixteenth century and the late eighteenth century. Illustrated with reproductions of the maps discussed. With a historical introduction, a chronological list of events, an author index, and a general index. All in French. Spine slightly faded; rubbed along hinges.