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Maps: A Historical Survey of Their Study and Collecting

Maps: A Historical Survey of Their Study and Collecting

The Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography at The Newberry Library

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Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Formathardcover
Paginationxvii, 138
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25671152M
ISBN 100-226-76164-9
LC Control Number72-650049

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Get this from a library. Maps: a historical survey of their study and collecting. [R A Skelton; Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography.].

Raleigh A. Skelton, Maps: a Historical Survey of their Study and Collecting. The Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography (University of Chicago Press, ). John P. Snyder, Flattening the Earth: Two Thousand Years.

Skelton, R. Maps: a Historical Survey of Their Study and Collecting. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, p. [GAS55 - in Map Room] Illustrated. The first is part is a brief summary of the history of cartography from the middle ages to the present. Maps: A Historical Survey of Their Study and Collecting, by R.

Skel-ton (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ), – Catherine Delano-Smith and R. Kain, English Maps: A History(London: British Library, ), adds a good deal of thoughtful and more recent material.

Laurence Worms, “Maps and Atlases,” in The Cambridge. The British Ordnance Survey began mapping the U.K. down to the square yard, and the German entrepreneur Karl Baedeker produced similarly nuanced maps of European cities. Skelton, Raleigh A. Maps: A Historical Survey of Their Study and Collecting.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Snyder, John P. Flattening the Earth: Two Thousand Years of Map Projections. Reading matter (about map collecting and general introductions to the subject).

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A PDF file of this book may be. Star Maps: History, Artistry, and Cartography, 2nd edition 95 by Nick the earliest Elamite seals of the fourth millennium to the list-maps in the first. Star Maps, History, Artistry, and Cartography. Skelton, R. Decorative Printed Maps of the 15 th to 18 th Centuries.

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