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printed maps of Scandinavia and the Arctic, 1482-1601, the first cartobibliography of the northern regions, is a fascinationg survey of the subject. Each and every woodblock and copperlate map of the area published during the selected time period is illustrated and discussed in a separate entry. The lives and accomplishments of the mapmakers and the publishing history and cartography of the works they creaed are also highlighted.
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Book Description Septentrionalium Press, New York, 2006. Cartobibliography. 4to with 214pp. First scholarly book of the region looking at the period from 1482-1601. Each woodblock and copperplate map is represented with an illustrated entry focusing on the cartographer, publishing history, and cartography of the map. States, variations, and editions of maps are discussed in the essays accompanying each entry as well as contemporary maps and later derivations. Flawless, still in wrapper. Seller Inventory # 264704