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Imago Mundi

Imago Mundi: the International Journal for the History of Cartography

Volume 53 (published July 2001)



Pinturas, Land and Lawsuits: Maps in Colonial Mexican Legal Documents. Georgina H. Endfield, p.7- Abstract [English, French, German]

The Cologne Map Publisher Peter Overadt (fl. 1590--1652). Peter H. Meurer, p.28- Abstract [English, French, German]

Corpus cartographique pour l'histoire de Damas, Syrie, à la fin de la période ottomane (1760--1924). Jean-Luc Arnaud, p.46- Abstract [English, French, German]

Andrew Dury's Map of the present Seat of War, between the Russians, Poles, and Turks (1769) Vladimir E. Bulatov, Catherine Delano Smith and Francis Herbert, p.71- Abstract [English, French, German]

From Charting to Mapping: Russian Military Mapping of Corfu in the Early Nineteenth Century. Aleksey V. Postnikov, p.83- Abstract [English, French, German]

Maps and Mother Goddesses in Modern India. Sumathi Ramaswamy, p.97- Abstract [English, French, German]



The Earliest Known Map of Spain (?) and the Geography of Artemidorus of Ephesus on Papyrus. Bärbel Kramer, p.115-

The Newly Discovered City Fresco from Trajan's Baths, Rome. Eugenio la Rocca, p.121-

Une note sur l'Isolario de Bartolomeo da li Sonetti dans le manuscrit de Bruxelles, BR, CP, 17874 (7379). Wouter Bracke, p.125-

Seutter, Probst, and Lotter: An Eighteenth-Century Map Publishing House in Germany. Michael Ritter, p.130-

Bertram Schofield and the Vinland Map. Peter Schofield, p.136-



Arthur Dürst, p.140-



Monumenta Cartographica Neerlandica, volume VI: Nederlandse folio kaarten met decoratieve randen, 1604--60 [Dutch folio-sized single sheet maps with decorative borders, 1604--60]. By Günter Schilder with Klaus Stopp. (David Woodward)

Abraham Ortelius and the First Atlas: Essays Commemorating the Quadricentennial of His Death, 1598--1998. Edited by Marcel van den Broecke, Peter van der Krogt and Peter Meurer. (Robert W. Karrow, Jr.)

Abraham Ortelius (1527--1598): cartograaf en humanist. Edited by Pierre Cockshaw and Francine de Nave. (Robert W. Karrow, Jr.)

De Wereld in kaart: Abraham Ortelius (1527--1598) en de eerste atlas. Edited by Dirk Imhof. (Robert W. Karrow, Jr.)

Abraham Ortelius (1527--1598): Aartsvader van onze atlas. By Jan Werner. (Robert W. Karrow, Jr.)

Sphaerae Mundi: Early Globes at the Stewart Museum. By Edward H. Dahl and Jean-François Gauvin. (George D. Glazer)

Il était une fois la terre et l'espace: les globes à travers quatre siècles d'historie. Es waren einmal Erde und Raum: Globen aus vier Jahrhunderten. By Rudolf Schmidt. (Jan Mokre)

Ptolemy's Geography: An Annotated Translation of the Theoretical Chapters. By J. Lennart Berggren and Alexander Jones. (David Woodward)

Un'antica mappa dell'Armenia: Monastri e santuari dal I al XVII secolo. By Gabriella Uluhogian. (Levon Avdoyan)

Marco Polo and the Discovery of the World. By John Larner. (Evelyn Edson)

The Piri Reis Map of 1513. By Gregory C. McIntosh. (Thomas D. Goodrich)

A la mer comme au ciel: Beautemps-Beaupré et la naissance de l'hydrographie moderne (1700--1850). Par Olivier Chapuis. (Hélène Richard)

Air Apparent: How Meteorologists Learned to Map, Predict, and Dramatize Weather. By Mark Monmonier. (Michael D. Steven)

Virginia in Maps: Four Centuries of Settlement, Growth, and Development. Edited by Richard W. Stephenson and Marianne M. McKee. (Barbara B. McCorkle)

Maps and Mapmakers of the Civil War. By Earl B. McElfresh. (Paul D. McDermott)

Eye of the Storm: A Civil War Odyssey. By Robert Knox Sneden; edited by Charles F. Bryan, Jr., and Nelson D. Landford. (Paul D. McDermott)

Mapping Boston. Edited by Alex Krieger and David Cobb. (James R. Akerman)

La Cartografia Iberoamericana. Essays by M. Luisa Martín-Merás, Max Justo Guedes and José Ignacio González Leiva. (Anthony Páez Mullan)

Masters of All They Surveyed: Exploration, Geography, and a British El Dorado. By D. Graham Burnett. (Paula Rebert)

Early Mapping of Southeast Asia. By Thomas Suarez. (Andrew S. Cook)

Mappings. Edited by Denis Cosgrove. (Hugh Prince)

The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime. By Miles Harvey. (Patricia Molen van Ee)

The British Library Map Catalogue on CD-ROM. (Kathryn L. Engstrom)

Globes at Greenwich: A Catalogue of the Globes and Armillary Spheres in the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. By Elly Dekker. (Deborah Jean Warner)

Historical Maps of Ireland. By Michael Swift. (J. H. Andrews)

Popular Maps: The Ordnance Survey Popular Edition One-Inch Map of England and Wales 1919--26. By Yolande Hodson. (J. H. Andrews)


Shorter Notices

CHRONICLE FOR 2000-2001, p.168-

1. Personal News - 2. Conferences and Meetings - 3. Institutional and General News [see sample] - 4. Exhibitions - 5. Notable Acquisitions - 6. Unusual Items That Have Come Up for Sale


Literature in the History of Cartography published in 1998 to 2000 (with Indexes) [see samples (from volume 52)]


Jean-Luc Arnaud is a researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Aix-en-Provence, France.

Wouter Bracke is professor of Latin palaeography at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, and assistant to Professor H. Elkhadem at the Bibliothèque Royale Albert Ier, Brussels, Belgium.

Vladimir E. Bulatov is senior researcher in the Cartography Department, State Historical Museum, Moscow, Russia

Catherine Delano Smith is research fellow at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London, U.K.

Georgina H. Endfield is lecturer in geography, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, U.K.

Francis Herbert is curator of maps, Royal Geographical Society, London, U.K.

Bärbel Kramer is professor of papyrology, Universität Trier, Germany.

Eugenio La Rocca is an archaeologist and Sovraintendente of the Beni Culturali, Rome, Italy

Peter H. Meurer is editor of the Werkedition Christian Sgrooten Research Project, Gerhard Mercator University, Duisburg, Germany, and University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Sumathi Ramaswamy is associate professor of history, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.

Michael Ritter studied at the University of Augsburg and is working in the Schwäbisches Volkskundemuseum on the history of cartography of Augsburg.

Peter Schofield is a retired scientist living in Oxford, U.K.

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