THE CARTOGRAPHY OF NORTH AMERICA 1500-1800. Pierluigi Portinaro, Franco Knirsch.

THE CARTOGRAPHY OF NORTH AMERICA 1500-1800.

(Maps).
  • New York: Crescent Books, (1987).
  • large 4to.
  • cloth, dust jacket.
  • 319+(1) pages.

Price: $15.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 44963

Documenting three centuries of daring exploration, tenacious settlement and fierce colonial rivalry, the maps of early America beautifully reproduced in this book make it an authoritative reference book as well as a stunning visual experience. This handsome volume contains 180 extensively captioned maps, nearly all in full color, and more than 90 supplementary illustrations. The accompanying text features the history of cartography, the production of old maps, and the exploration of North America. Index of plates and selected biographical notes. Ink ownership inscription on front free endpaper.