[BAGROW, Leo (1881-1957)]. Imago Mundi. A Review of Early Cartography. VIII. Amsterdam: N. Israel, 1967.
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 (some creasing, edges a bit browned).
Reprint edition, first published in 1951. The 8th 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 South-Pointing Needle” by E. G. R. Taylor; “An Italian Map of the Balkans, presumably owned by Mehmed II, the Conqueror (1452-3)” by F. Babinger; “On the Cartographic Work of Francesco Roselli” by R. Almagia; and “The Novus Atlas of Johannes Janssonius” by J. Keuning. Founded in 1935, Imago Mundi is the only English-language scholarly periodical whose content exclusively deals with the history of cartography and early maps.