The Artistry of Early Korean Cartography. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Examines the cultural, technological and spiritual factors that affected the way Koreans observed themselves, their landscape and the rest of the world before the 20 th century. This book features nearly 100 color images of important cartographic works that open up the 'Hermit Kingdom' to reveal its perceptions of itself and the world around it.
Title: The Artistry of Early Korean Cartography
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Tamal Vista Press, Larkspur, CA, 2008. x, 209p., wraps, 8x11.5 inches, new in publisher's shrink wrap. Edited by Alexander Akin. Thoroughly illustrated history of early Korean maps, most photos in color, particularly focusing on the 15th to 19th centuries, with contributions by three of Korea's foremost scholars in the field. The first work of its kind published in English; many maps are specimens from the Kyujanggak archives published here for the first time. Bookseller Inventory # 128281
Book Description Tamal Vista Publications. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Very Good. 0917436105 Crisp, clean, unmarked and unread paperback with light shelf wear to the covers, remainder mark to one edge- NICE!. Bookseller Inventory # Z0917436105Z2
Book Description Tamal Vista Publications. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Good. 0917436105 Unread paperback with shelf wear and minor damage (creasing, tearing, bumping) to the covers, remainder mark to one edge- NICE!. Bookseller Inventory # Z0917436105Z3