Hereford Cathedral, 2010, Softcover, Book Condition: Fine Condition
The Hereford mappa mundi is the largest and most elaborate world map surviving from before the fifteenth century. Designed at Lincoln by one Richard of Holdingham, it was made for Hereford in about 1300 and Hereford has been its home ever since. The author provides an authoritative introduction to the map, based on recent work, showing how it was made, what it depicts and what sources the author used. Many details photographs, specially commissioned for the purpose, together with illustrations of other related medieval maps accompany the text. Gift Quality 108 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Ancient History; History; ISBN: 0904642135. ISBN/EAN: 9780904642131. Inventory No: 231045.