The Story of MapsBook - 1979
The first authoritative history of maps and the men who made them. The historical coverage of this volume is immense: from the first two centuries A. D. -- Strabo and Ptolemy -- through the end of the 19th century, with some discussion of 20th-century developments. 86 illustrations. Extensive notes and bibliography.
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1979, c1977
Characteristics: xix, 397 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm