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Seeing the world anew : the radical vision of Martin Waldseemüller's 1507 & 1516 world maps / John W. Hessler and Chet Van Duzer.

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Author/Creator:
Hessler, John W.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
1st ed. - Delray Beach, Fla. : Published by Levenger Press in association with the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • 112 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 37 cm.
Note:
Includes Waldseemüller's 1507 & 1516 world maps (folded to 31 x 24 cm) in pockets inside front and back cover.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
  • Prologue: In a Renaissance Vision, a Glimpse of the Modern / John W. Hessler
  • "An island surrounded on all sides by sea" : The World Map, 1507 / John W. Hessler
  • "Land of Cuba, part of Asia" : The Carta marina, 1516 / Chet Van Duzer
  • Epilogue: A Renaissance That Resonates Still / John W. Hessler
  • Afterword / Ralph E. Ehrenberg
  • The Maps: The 1507 World Map, 12 sheets, with narrative
  • Composite: front pocket
  • The 1516 Carta marina, 13 sheets, with narrative
  • Composite: back pocket.
Contributor:
Van Duzer, Chet A., 1966-
Library of Congress.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781929154470
192915447X

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