[BAGROW, Leo (1881-1957) and WERTHEIM, Hans]. Imago Mundi. Iahrbuch der Alten Kartographie / Yearbook of Old Cartography. Amsterdam: Nico Israel, 1974.

$ 125.00

4to., (11 ½ x 8 ¼ inches). Half-title. Profusely illustrated throughout with reproductions of maps and plates, some folding (occasional light toning). Original publisher’s printed paper wrappers as issued (minor tear to backstrip).

First edition. Supplement to the celebrated cartography journal founded by Leo Bagrow. In German and English. A very nice copy, tight binding and very clean interior. Complete. Included in this issue are: “The Laurentian world map with special reference to its portrayal of Africa” by G. H. T. Kimble; “Ein Beitrag zur Entstehungsgeschichte der ‘Kosmographie’ von Sebastian Munster” by K. Buczek; and “Cartographical Collections in America” by L. C. Karpinski. Founded in 1935, Imago Mundi is the only English-language scholarly periodical whose content exclusively deals with the history of cartography and early maps.

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