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The mapmaker's art : an illustrated history of cartography

Author: John Goss
Publisher: Skokie, IL : Rand McNally, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Goss
ISBN: 052883620X 9780528836206
OCLC Number: 28213705
Notes: Errata slip inserted.
Description: 376 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 38 cm
Contents: The first mapmakers --
Medieval mapmaking --
The age of discovery --
The Dutch golden age --
The map making tradition --
The reform of cartography --
Surveys across the world --
Town plans and views --
The sea chart tradition --
Celestial charts and globes --
Curiosa --
Aesthetics.
Responsibility: John Goss ; introduction by Valerie Scott.

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