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Early Dutch Maritime Cartography : The North Holland School of Cartography (c. 1580-c. 1620) (Hardcover)

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This book traces the history of early Dutch maritime cartography, focusing on the North Holland School of Cartography from 1580 to 1620. It describes printed Dutch rutters and charts for European navigation up to 1585, Amsterdam as the distribution center of geographical and cartographical knowledge, the wall map of the world by Petrus Plancius, printed Dutch charts with coastlines beyond Europe, 16th-century Dutch cartography of the Mediterranean Sea, Amsterdam publications on the art of navigation and cosmography, the manuscript charts of the Atlantic Ocean by Jan Dircksz. Rijckemans and Claes Pietersz., the Harmen and Marten Jansz. brothers, the Edam caert-shrijvers (map scribes) as chart suppliers for voyages to the East, cartography of the New Netherlands, and the roles of Lucas Jansz. Waghenaer, Jan Huygen van Linschoten, Evert Gijsbertsz., Cornelis Doedz., and Joris Carolus. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 692
Genre: History
Series Title: Explokart Studies on the History of Cartography
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Author: Gu00fcnter Schilder
Language: English
Street Date: January 17, 2017
TCIN: 52028589
UPC: 9789004338029
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-9724
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