Wolfe Island [Ontario]: The Walker Press, Brown and Martin. Edited by Henry W. Castner. 1975. Binding: Full green pictorial cloth boards. , Notes: Very good examples of these texts containing “previously unknown old Russian geographical maps” (Polevoy). Bagrow had considered it pivotal to create a comprehensive study of the history of Russian cartography and thus began this monumental work, which was finished by Henry W. Castner following Bagrow’s sudden death.
Leo Bagrow (1881 – 1957) was a prominent historian of world cartography and the founder of Imago Mundi, the world’s esteemed international serial on the history of cartography (Polevoy).
, Size: Large 4to.(292x225 mm), Volume: 2 volumes., References: Polevoy, Boris P. “A History of the Cartography of Russia up to 1800 / Review Essay.” The Canadian Cartographer, vol. 13, no. 2, Dec. 1976. Pp. 167-173., Category: Book Bibliography & Reference Maps;. Interior is clean and crisp, a very good example. Item #B6748