Early Sea Charts – Putman, Robert

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ISBN: 0896593924

Title: Early Sea Charts

Author: Putman, Robert

Binding: Hardcover

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.

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ISBN: 0896593924

Title: Early Sea Charts

Author: Putman, Robert

Binding: Hardcover

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.

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