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Cartographers and Engravers of Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonnisos;

By Kostas Mavrikis; Published 1998. PRICE: £55.00 + p&p

 

A beautiful, large-format cloth-bound book with gilt lettering. First Edition, Folio 13½'' x 10'', Fine condition. Produced on superior quality paper with 174 printed pages of text in Greek and English with colour and monochrome illustrations and maps throughout. This book is a record of the many different styles of cartography in the Northern Sporades region of Greece - for a large portion of history a significant crossroads for both trade and war and of major strategic and commercial significance. The maps recorded in this book reflect the basic need for geographic orientation, and provide an excellent record of how need dictated style. Comes complete with its original thin card slipcase. Due to the size and weight of this volume, shipping is by Courier with a signature required upon delivery.