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The Resource Facsimile-atlas to the early history of cartography : with reproductions of the most important maps printed in the XV and XVI centuries., Translated from the Swedish original by Johan Adolf Ekelöf and Clements R. Markham

Facsimile-atlas to the early history of cartography : with reproductions of the most important maps printed in the XV and XVI centuries., Translated from the Swedish original by Johan Adolf Ekelöf and Clements R. Markham

Label
Facsimile-atlas to the early history of cartography : with reproductions of the most important maps printed in the XV and XVI centuries.
Title
Facsimile-atlas to the early history of cartography
Title remainder
with reproductions of the most important maps printed in the XV and XVI centuries.
Statement of responsibility
Translated from the Swedish original by Johan Adolf Ekelöf and Clements R. Markham
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • engswe
  • eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
G1025
LC item number
.N72 1889
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Facsimile-atlas to the early history of cartography : with reproductions of the most important maps printed in the XV and XVI centuries., Translated from the Swedish original by Johan Adolf Ekelöf and Clements R. Markham
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: A. E. Nordenskiöld
  • Translation of Facsimile-atlas till kartografiens äldsta historia
Bibliography note
"Catalogus auctorum tabularum geographicarum, quotquot ad nostram cognitionem hactenus pervenere; quibus addidimus, ubi locorum, quando, et a quibus excusi sunt": p. 125-130
Contents
The geographical atlas of Ptolemy.--Editions of Ptolemy's geography.--Pseudo-editions of Ptolemy. Ptolemy's errors and merits.--Ancient, not Ptolemaic maps.--Extension of Ptolemy's oikumene towards the north and north-west.--The first maps of the New world and of the newly discovered parts of Africa and Asia.--Terrestrial globes from the 15th and the first part of the 16th century.--Map-projections.--The end of the early period of cartography, 1520-1550.--The transition to, and the beginning of, the modern period. Jacopo Gastaldi. Philip Apianus. Abraham Ortelius. Gerard Mercator
Dimensions
52 cm.
Extent
141 p.,
Lccn
map38000127
Other physical details
51 double plates incl. 170 maps, diagrs.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03270257
  • ucoclc3270257
Label
Facsimile-atlas to the early history of cartography : with reproductions of the most important maps printed in the XV and XVI centuries., Translated from the Swedish original by Johan Adolf Ekelöf and Clements R. Markham
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: A. E. Nordenskiöld
  • Translation of Facsimile-atlas till kartografiens äldsta historia
Bibliography note
"Catalogus auctorum tabularum geographicarum, quotquot ad nostram cognitionem hactenus pervenere; quibus addidimus, ubi locorum, quando, et a quibus excusi sunt": p. 125-130
Contents
The geographical atlas of Ptolemy.--Editions of Ptolemy's geography.--Pseudo-editions of Ptolemy. Ptolemy's errors and merits.--Ancient, not Ptolemaic maps.--Extension of Ptolemy's oikumene towards the north and north-west.--The first maps of the New world and of the newly discovered parts of Africa and Asia.--Terrestrial globes from the 15th and the first part of the 16th century.--Map-projections.--The end of the early period of cartography, 1520-1550.--The transition to, and the beginning of, the modern period. Jacopo Gastaldi. Philip Apianus. Abraham Ortelius. Gerard Mercator
Dimensions
52 cm.
Extent
141 p.,
Lccn
map38000127
Other physical details
51 double plates incl. 170 maps, diagrs.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03270257
  • ucoclc3270257

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