[BAGROW, Leo (1881-1957)]. Imago Mundi. A Review of Early Cartography. VIII. Amsterdam: N. Israel, 1967.

$ 125.00

4to., (11 ¾ x 8 ¾ inches). Profusely illustrated throughout with reproductions of maps and plates, some folding (occasional light toning). Original publisher’s printed paper wrappers as issued (very faint spotting).

Reprint edition, first published in 1951. The 8th issue of the celebrated cartography journal founded by Leo Bagrow. Excellent condition, tight binding and very clean interior. Complete. Included in this issue are: “The South-Pointing Needle” by E. G. R. Taylor; “An Italian Map of the Balkans, presumably owned by Mehmed II, the Conqueror (1452-3)” by F. Babinger; “On the Cartographic Work of Francesco Roselli” by R. Almagia; and “The Novus Atlas of Johannes Janssonius” by J. Keuning. 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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