Mapmakers Art

Mapmakers Art

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by P. Allen
     
 

In more than 300 full-color illustrations, Mapmaker's Art reproduces some of the most stunning and important maps form five centuries of atlases, accompanied by insightful commentaries. From the anonymous early works of the 15th century know as "Ptolemys" after the ancient practitioner of the craft, to works by all the great cartographers - Macerator, De Wit,See more details below

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In more than 300 full-color illustrations, Mapmaker's Art reproduces some of the most stunning and important maps form five centuries of atlases, accompanied by insightful commentaries. From the anonymous early works of the 15th century know as "Ptolemys" after the ancient practitioner of the craft, to works by all the great cartographers - Macerator, De Wit, Blaeu, Lafreri, and Waghenaer among others - this volume includes maps form some of the finest atlases in existence up to the first Times Atlas of 1897 which set the standard for all modern educational atlases.

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ISBN-13:
9780760720240
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/2000
Pages:
160

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