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History of cartography

Author: Leo Bagrow; R A Skelton
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Precedent Pub. ; New Brunswick, USA ; Oxford, UK : Distributed by Transaction Books, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., enl. with additional maps and ill.View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Maps
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Bagrow; R A Skelton
ISBN: 0913750336 9780913750339
OCLC Number: 12345072
Notes: Translation of: Geschichte der Kartographie.
Description: 312 pages, [168] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Maps of primitive peoples --
Cartography in the ancient world --
The Christian Middle Ages --
Islamic cartography --
Mediaeval sea-charts --
World maps of the later Middle Ages --
Ptolemy and the Renaissance --
The first printed maps --
The end of the Middle Ages --
The cartography of the Great Discoveries --
Nautical cartography in the 16th century --
Map workshops and the world map of the 16th century --
The mapping of European countries --
The century of atlases --
The mapping of America --
The cartography of Asian peoples --
Craftsmanship and design in early cartography.
Other Titles: Geschichte der Kartographie.
Responsibility: Leo Bagrow.

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