The Mapmakers. John Noble Wilford.

The Mapmakers

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981.

First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. xi, 414 pp, with illustrations, bibliographic notes, index. Book and jacket in as-new condition. A comprehensive, classic history of cartography that "traces the adventures, discoveries, and feats of technical ingenuity by which man has increasingly - over the centuries - succeeded in mapping first the surface of the globe, then the earth's interior, the oceans' floors, and finally - looking out toward space - the moon and the planets."

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