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Listings of maps of Croatia - Iceland - New Foundland - Florida maps - Rio de Janeiro - Turkey - China.
the facsimile Project. High resolution scans of atlasses and maps.
Ptolemaeus - Geographie opus novissima.. (Strassburg 1513)
Sebastian MÜNSTER - Geographia universalis, vetus et nova, complectens. (Basle 1540)
John SELLER - The English Pilot, The Fourth Book (London 1689)

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A fine selection of remommended reference books in the field of old maps.


Dictionary of Mapmakers 
A illustrated list of persons who published or produced maps from the earliest time to present.
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glossary of terms for Historical mapsGlossary of terms   for historical maps.

 What is a "title cartouche" or "compass-rose"? The answers are to be found in our Glossary of terms for Historical Maps.

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