Title: Early Sea Charts
Author: Putman, Robert
Publisher: Abbeville Press, New York
Publication Date: 1983
Edition: First Edition
Book Condition: NF
Comments: No d-j. Front board has a few small marks.
Synopsis: Covers the subject from the earliest maps printed on parchment up through 18th-century hand-colored copperplate engravings. This oversized book is beautifully illustrated with 60 full-color illustrations. Also has a section on the invention of the compass and Mercator’s method of projecting a terrestrial globe onto a flat surface. 143 pages.