The Baltic Sea in Ancient Maps

By: Spekke Arnolds

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75pp. Pages uncut. As new. Previously in publisher's storage. dj. shows some age lightening to covers. A bright, tight crisp copy.Dj has a small closed inconspicuous tear to top r. cover, else almost fine. Dj. enclosed in mylar protector. B&W. illustrations Foldout maps. "The Baltic Sea, with its intricate cartographic history, is a remarkable geographic or rather geopolitical area." (A. Spekke) Contents: Ptolemy and the Baltic - The Contours of Western Europe in the Tenth Century (Cottonian) - Edrisi - The Crusades and the Mapamonds - The Masterpiece of the Monk of Murano - Catalan - The Threshold of a new era, the end of the Fifteenth Century. Unread; - Modern Geography is born in a quiet valley of the Vosges - The Baltic and its proper projection - Scandinavia and the Carta Marina by Olaus Magnus - Livonia and the Latvians by Dutch artists and engravers - Mercator and the Sixteenth Century - Epilogue - Bibliography xx

Title: The Baltic Sea in Ancient Maps

Author Name: Spekke Arnolds

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Stockholm, M. GOPPERS. Zelta Abele - The Golden Appletree: 1961

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Almost As New

Jacket Condition: Very Good ++

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 001967

Keywords: Baltic