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Atlases & Maps
  • Author:
    Rodney W. Shirley
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    0875566715
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    978-0875566719
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    Albert Saifer (June 1, 1985)
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As explorers arrived in lands formerly unknown to Europe, and returned home with a Look back to when the Americas were still the "New World", and mapmaking was still a fine art.

Excellent copy of Mapping the World. Very little wear and tear on the dust jacket is the only damage to this book. An integral part of any cartography collection.

Rodney W. Shirley The Mapping of the World. Early Printed World Maps, 1472-1700. Early World Press Ltd, 2001.

Home Shirley, Rodney W. The Mapping of the World Early Printed . Bibliographic Details. List this Seller's Books. The Mapping of the World Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700. Shirley, Rodney W. Published by : The Holland Press, nd, 1983. Condition: Fine Hardcover. Publisher: : The Holland Press, nd. Publication Date: 1983. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine.

The author, Rodney W. Shirley, is a leading scholarly authority on maps, based in the . He is a member of the Advisory Council (as of January 2009) and a past president of the International Map Collectors' Society (IMCoS). Condition: Contents very good with light handling, and light dusting to top edge. Dust jacket very good, a little bit handled, some light soiling and a few small scratches. Slip case very good with some light toning, soiling, wear.

This pivotal 1 million US$ globular world map, which only differs marginally from . A printed letter-early 1508-by Martin Waldseemüller provides the date.

This pivotal 1 million US$ globular world map, which only differs marginally from four other extant woodcut copies, attracted worldwide media attention.

The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700 : Rodney W Shirley. Railway Maps of the World; The Atlas of the Real World : Mapping the Way We Live. City Maps Large Format. Mapping the City - From Antiquity to the Century : C. Warwick Carter. What others are saying.

Shirley, Rodney W. Mapping of the world. 1983, 417 Relief shown pictorially. Includes illustrations.

The earliest known world maps date to classical antiquity, the oldest examples of the 6th to 5th centuries BCE still based on the flat Earth paradigm. World maps assuming a spherical Earth first appear in the Hellenistic period

The earliest known world maps date to classical antiquity, the oldest examples of the 6th to 5th centuries BCE still based on the flat Earth paradigm. World maps assuming a spherical Earth first appear in the Hellenistic period. The developments of Greek geography during this time, notably by Eratosthenes and Posidonius culminated in the Roman era, with Ptolemy's world map (2nd century CE), which would remain authoritative throughout the Middle Ages.