Antique maps, a collector"s handbook

  • 314 Pages
  • 4.69 MB
  • English
Longman , London, New York
Early maps -- Collectors and collec
StatementCarl Moreland & David Bannister.
ContributionsBannister, David, 1938-
LC ClassificationsGA197.3 .M67 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination314 p., [4] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3490219M
ISBN 10058250306X
LC Control Number82009972

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