# 27392

WROTH, Lawrence C.

The early cartography of the Pacific

$550.00 AUD

New York : Bibliographical Society of America, 1944. Octavo, gilt-lettered blue cloth, presentation inscription on the half-title, pp. 192, 22 folding maps, a fine copy. Printed in an edition of 100 copies. Includes chapters on Dutch discoveries, Captain Cook, mapping of Japan, Russian discoveries, New Guinea et alia.

“One hundred copies, with an index added, have been printed for the John Carter Brown Library from the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, Volume 38, number 2, 1944.”

Scarce cloth bound limited edition version of the paper.