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The Baltic Sea in Ancient Maps, Spekke  Arnolds

Author Name    Spekke Arnolds

Title   The Baltic Sea in Ancient Maps

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Almost As New

Jacket Condition   Very Good ++

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   Stockholm M. GOPPERS. Zelta Abele - The Golden Appletree 1961

Seller ID   001967

75pp. Pages uncut. As new. Previously in publisher's storage. dj. shows some age lightening to covers. A bright, tight crisp copy.Dj has a small closed inconspicuous tear to top r. cover, else almost fine. Dj. enclosed in mylar protector. B&W. illustrations Foldout maps. "The Baltic Sea, with its intricate cartographic history, is a remarkable geographic or rather geopolitical area." (A. Spekke) Contents: Ptolemy and the Baltic - The Contours of Western Europe in the Tenth Century (Cottonian) - Edrisi - The Crusades and the Mapamonds - The Masterpiece of the Monk of Murano - Catalan - The Threshold of a new era, the end of the Fifteenth Century - Modern Geography is born in a quiet valley of the Vosges - The Baltic and its proper projection - Scandinavia and the Carta Marina by Olaus Magnus - Livonia and the Latvians by Dutch artists and engravers - Mercator and the Sixteenth Century - Epilogue - Bibliography

Baltic

Price = 68.00 USD



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