Courtiers and cannibals, angels and amazons the art of the decorative cartographic titlepage by Rodney W. Shirley

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Published by Hes & De Graaf in Houten, Netherlands .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Title pages -- Design -- History,
  • Atlases -- Illustrations,
  • Illustration of books -- History,
  • Book design -- History,
  • Book ornamentation -- History,
  • Cartography

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesArt of the decorative cartographic titlepage
StatementRodney Shirley.
GenreIllustrations
ContributionsShirley, Rodney W., donor.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ242.T6 S48 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p. :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23691526M
ISBN 109061940605
ISBN 109789061940609
LC Control Number2009422902

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