From the lobby of the Metropole Hotel (Brussels): a relief map of Belgium with cities, roads and waterways lighting up on the map by pushing the button corresponding to the directory. On sale at Drouot on 30 March 2023 at 14.00 h.
e-Perimetron is a pluralist peer reviewed international journal which does not obey any particular ideological, theoretical or methodological approach in dealing with humanistic, artistic, scientific and technological issues related to map history and cartographic heritage. The journal is published quarterly during the year.
The Portolan is the journal of the Washington Map Society; it furthers the purpose of the Society “to support and promote map collecting, cartography and the study of cartographic history.” The Portolan, the largest and most-widely distributed publication of its kind in the Americas, is issued three times per year, in the Spring/Summer, the Fall and Winter.
Imago Mundi is a fully-refereed, English-language journal founded in 1935. It is the only international, interdisciplinary and scholarly journal solely devoted to the study of early maps in all their aspects. Full-length articles, with abstracts in English, French, German and Spanish, deal with the history and interpretation of non-current maps and mapmaking in any part of the world. Imago Mundi also publishes shorter articles that communicate significant new findings or new opinions. All articles are fully illustrated.
Matthew Edney has just posted his annual list of books on all aspects of map history published in the last year, as he has noticed them. There are 96 items, 60 from 2022, the remainder being items missed from 2020 and 2021.
Link to the list.
Matthew Edney is Osher Professor in the History of Cartography, University of Southern Maine, and Director, History of Cartography Project, University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is also the author of numerous books and articles on the history of cartography.