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Imago Mundi

Imago Mundi: the International Journal for the History of Cartography

Volume 49 (1997)

  • The 1997 volume has 248 pages and a four-page colour section.



    Isidore, Orosius and the Beatus Map. John Williams. p.7 Abstract

    The Sawley Map and Other World Maps in Twelfth-Century England.
    P. D. A. Harvey. p.33

    John Norden (c.1547--1625): Estate Surveyor, Topographer, County Mapmaker and Devotional Writer. Frank Kitchen. p.43 Abstract

    Two Iranian World Maps for Finding the Direction and Distance to Mecca. David A. King. p.62 Abstract

    A Papier Mâché Relief Map: The `Bocho Dozu' from the Edo Era in Japan. Hirotada Kawamura. p.83 Abstract

    The Environs Map: Vienna and Its Surroundings c.1600--c.1850. Jan Mokre. p.90 Abstract

    A Programme for Map Publishing: The Homann Firm in the Eighteenth Century. Markus Heinz. p.104 Abstract

    Cartography in the Service of Reform Policy in Late Absolutist Bavaria, c.1750--1777. Daniel Schlögl. p.116 Abstract

    Mapping British South Africa: The Case of G.S.G.S. 2230. Elri Liebenberg. p.129 Abstract

    The President's Globe. Arthur H. Robinson. p.143 Abstract

    The President's Map Cabinet. John B. Garver, Jr. p.153 Abstract

    The Prime Minister's Globe and Map Cabinet. Christopher Board and Catherine Delano Smith. p.157 Abstract


    Catalogue of Watermarks in Italian Printed Maps ca. 1540--1600. By David Woodward. (Antony Griffiths)

    Editing of Early Historical Atlases: Papers Given at the Twenty-Ninth Annual Conference on Editorial Problems. University of Toronto, 5--6 November 1993. Edited by Joan Winearls. (Jeremy Black)

    The Mapping of the Heavens. By Peter Whitfield. (Robert Hannah)

    Mappa Mundi: The Hereford World Map. By Paul D. A. Harvey. (Evelyn Edson)

    Rural Images: Estate Maps in the Old and New Worlds. Edited by David Buisseret. (David Fletcher)

    Teaching Concepts in the History of Cartography. Proceedings of the Seminar on Teaching the History of Cartography III, held at the Nationalbibliothek, Vienna, Austria, September 10, 1995. Edited by Ferjan Ormeling and Barend Köbben. (David N. Livingstone)

    Pedro Reinel me Fez: A volta de um mapa dos Descobrimentos. By Joaquim Ferreira do Amaral. (W. A. R. Richardson)

    Le Terrain des Ingénieurs; La cartographie routière en Wallonie au XVIIIe siècle. By Marcel Watelet, with Berthold Neefs, Anne

    Cherton, Sandra Lago, Olga Manin, Guy Franchimont and Guy Thewes. (Guy Arbellot)

    The Printed Maps of Devon: County Maps 1575--1837. By Kit Batten and Francis Bennett. (H. S. A. Fox)

    Civil War Newspaper Maps: A Historical Atlas. By David Bosse. (Mark Monmonier)

    A particular discourse concerninge the greate necessitie and manifolde commodyties that are likely to grow to this realme of Englande by the westerne discoueries lately attempted, written in the yere 1584., by Richarde Hackluyt of Oxforde, known as discourse of western planting. Edited by David B. Quinn and Alison M. Quinn. (Ciaran Brady)

    A Study in Depth of 143 Maps Representing the Great Siege of Malta of 1565. By Albert Ganado and Maurice Agius-Vadalà. (Rodney Shirley)

    Chizu No Bunkashi, a Cultural History of Maps and Charts in the World and Japan. By Katutaka Unno. (Kazumasa Yamashita)

    The Accuracy of Ethnoscience: A Study of Inuit Cartography and Cross-cultural Commensurability. By Michael T. Bravo. (Barbara Belyea)

    Atlantes Austriaci: Kommentierter Katalog der Österreichischen Atlanten von 1561 bis 1994. Edited by Ingrid Kretschmer and Johannes Dörflinger. (Peter van der Krogt)

    Japanese Maps of the Edo Era. By Kazumasa Yamashita. (Frances M. Woodward, assisted by Tomoko Goto)

    La cartographie au Québec 1760--1840. By Claude Boudreau. (Mary Pedley)

    The Mapping of North America: A List of Printed Maps 1511--1670. By Philip D. Burden. (David Woodward)

    Changing Tides: Twilight and Dawn in the Spanish Sea 1763--1803. By Robert S. Weddle. (Glyndwr Williams)

    The French Thorn: Rival Explorers in the Spanish Sea, 1682--1762. By Robert S. Weddle. (Glyndwr Williams)

    Maps as Prints in the Italian Renaissance: Makers, Distributors & Consumers. By David Woodward. (Conor Fahy)

    El mapa de España. Siglos XV--XVIII. By Agustín Hernando. (April Carlucci)

    Terra Cognita. Studien zur römischen Raumerfassung. By Kai Brodersen. (Richard J. A. Talbert)

    The Furthest Shore: Images of Terra Australis from the Middle Ages to Captain Cook. By William Eisler. (Judith Scurfield)

    The Mapping of New Spain: Indigenous Cartography and the Maps of the Relaciones geográficas. By Barbara E. Mundy. (Felipe Fernández-Armesto)

    L'abrogation des privilèges fiscaux et ses antécédents. La lente maturation du cadastre thérésien au duché de Luxembourg (1684--1774). By Claude de Moreau de Gerbehaye. (Michèle Galand)

    La Galleria delle Carte geografiche in Vaticano. By Lucio Gambi, Marica Milanesi and Antonio Pinelli. (Alessandro Scafi)

    Marinai, mercanti, cartografi, pittori. Ricerche sulla cartografia nautica a Venezia (sec. XIV--XV). By Piero Falchetta. (Marica Milanesi)

    Battista Agnese, Atlante (1554--1556). Ms.Marc.It.IV, 62 (=5067). L'immagine del mondo ai tempi di Magellano. Compiled by Piero Falchetta. (Marica Milanesi)

    Ortelius Atlas Maps: An Illustrated Guide. By Marcel P. R. van den Broecke. (Robert W. Karrow)

    Cartes et plans imprimés de 1564 à 1815: Collections des bibliothèques municipales de la région Centre; Notices de la base

    BN-OPALINE. By Béatrice Pacha and Ludovic Miran. (Francis Herbert)

    Carte marine et portulan au XIIe siècle: le `Liber de existencia riveriarum et forma maris nostri Mediterranei' (Pise, circa 1200). By Patrick Gautier Dalché (Tony Campbell)

    Des chiffres et des cartes: naissance et développment de la cartographie française au XIXe siècle. By Gilles Palsky. (Christopher Board)

    Shorter Notices

    Chronicle for 1996--1997

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


    Literature in the History of Cartography published in 1994--1996 (with indexes)


    Next International Conferences on the History of Cartography

    Forthcoming International Conferences of Interest to Historians of Cartography


    CHRISTOPHER BOARD was formerly Senior Lecturer in Geography, London School of Economics and Political Science, U.K.

    JOHN GARVER is the Chief Geographer (retired), National Geographic Magazine, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

    PAUL HARVEY is Professor Emeritus of Medieval History, University of Durham, U.K.

    MARKUS HEINZ is an assistant lecturer in the Department of History, University of Vienna, Austria.

    HIROTADA KAWAMURA is professor of geography, Toõa University, Simonoseki, Japan.

    DAVID A. KING is professor and director of the Institute for the History of Science, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt-on-Main, Germany.

    FRANK KITCHEN teaches history at Steyning Grammar School, Steyning, West Sussex, U.K.

    ELRI LIEBENBERG is professor and head of the Department of Geography, University of South Africa, R.S.A.

    JAN MOKRE is map curator, Map Collection and Globe Museum, Austrian National Library, Vienna, Austria.

    DANIEL SCHLÖGL lecures in the Institute for Bavarian History, University of Munich, Germany.

    ARTHUR H. ROBINSON is the Lawrence Martin Professor of Cartography (Emeritus) in the Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S.A.

    JOHN WILLIAMS is Professor Emeritus in the Department of History of Art and Architecture, University of Pittsburg, U.S.A.

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