[BAGROW, Leo (1881-1957)]. Imago Mundi. A Review of Early Cartography. XV. ’S-Gravenhage: Mouton & Co., 1960.
4to., (11 5/8 x 8 7/8 inches). Half-title. Profusely illustrated throughout with reproductions of maps and plates, some folding (occasional light toning). Original publisher’s printed paper wrappers as issued (a bit browned).
First edition. The 15th 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 Map as a Vehicle of Mexican History” by C. A. Burland; “The Reputed Inclusion of Florida in the Oldest Nautical Maps of the New World” by Giuseppe Caraci; and “A Note on the Studies of Longitudes made by M. Martini, A. Kircher and J. N. Delisle from the Observations of Travellers to the Far East” by B. Szczesniak. Founded in 1935, Imago Mundi is the only English-language scholarly periodical whose content exclusively deals with the history of cartography and early maps.