The Northpart of North America. Coolie VERNER, Basil Stuart-Stubbs.
The Northpart of North America.

The Northpart of North America.

Toronto. Academic Press Canada Limited. 1979. oblong folio. 33.5x 40cm, 292p., limited to 1500 numbered copies, this being # 557, signed by both Authors, containing reproductions of 46 maps, carto-bibliography, bibliography, extensive notes, bound in full off white linen, in similar slipcase. (ewc) The book relates the history of North America through its maps; Champlain, Boisseau, LaHonton, Bellin, Des Barres, Hearne, Mercator and Vancouver, among many, are all represented. Each of these attractively reproduced maps is accompanied by a text describing the circumstances and achievements of the particular expedition. More importantly, the text contains technical detail on the making of each map along with a brief analysis of its accuracy and influence. Item #40198

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