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Historic Maritime Maps

By: Wigal, Donald

Price: $21.50

Publisher: London, Sirocco: 2007

Seller ID: 19088

ISBN: 1844843890

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Full colour illustrations throughout ; Magnus Collection; Colour Illustrations; 12.6 X 9.6 X 1.7 inches; 256 pages; "The selection of maps in this book dates from the 12th to the 18th century. While they may appear quite primitive to our eyes, they reveal the steady progress of the earliest seafarers in their determination to conquer the sea. What they lack in geographical accuracy, they make up for in charm." View more info