Item #124243 Periplus. An Essay on the early history of charts and sailing-directions. A. E. Nordenskiöld, Francis A. Bather, trans.
Periplus. An Essay on the early history of charts and sailing-directions.

Periplus. An Essay on the early history of charts and sailing-directions.

1970. Stockholm: 1897. Reprinted by Burt Franklin, New York, 1970.

Huge folio, 208 pp. followed by 60 plates. Blue cloth lettered in gilt. Very lightly scuffed and bumped, near fine without dust-jacket.

§ Burt Franklin Research and Source Works Series #52. A well printed facsimile edition of this monumental historical survey of manuscript maps and charts which followed Nordenskiöld’s book on printed maps published in 1889, A Facsimile Atlas to the Early History of cartography. Item #124243

Price: $350.00

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