[BAGROW, Leo (1881-1957)]. Imago Mundi. A Review of Early Cartography. IX. Amsterdam: N. Israel, 1967.

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4to., (11 ¾ x 8 ¾ inches). Profusely illustrated throughout with reproductions of maps and plates, some folding (occasional light toning). Original publisher’s printed paper wrappers as issued (small pale stain to front cover, some creasing, edges a bit browned).

Reprint edition, first published in 1952. The 9th issue of the celebrated cartography journal founded by Leo Bagrow. A very nice copy, tight binding and very clean interior. Complete. Included in this issue are: “The Three Maplets Attributed to Bartholomew Columbus” by G. E. Nunn; “XVIth Century Cartography in the Netherlands” by J. Keuning; “Map of Japan by Father Girolamo de Angelis” by J. F. Schutte. Founded in 1935, Imago Mundi is the only English-language scholarly periodical whose content exclusively deals with the history of cartography and early maps.

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