BURDEN, Philip D. The Mapping of North America. Rickmansworth: Raleigh Publications, 1996-2007.

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2 volumes. Folio (14 x 10 2/8 inches). Profusely illustrated througout. Original red cloth, glt. Dust jackets.
AS NEW. The ESSENTIAL BIBLIOGRAPHY of the cartography of North America: 1511-1700. Distilling and illustrating in full the 'romance surrounding the continent's 'discovery' by European navigators, followed by the surprisingly swift unfolding of the American coastlines on maps of the sixteenth century, and the equally speedy spread of European settlement in the seventeenth' (Tony Campbell, British Library, 1996).