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Newsletter No 19

Titles of articles

Looks at books

  • The map that changed the world Simon Winchester,
  • The Mapmaker's Quest: depicting new worlds in Renaissance Europe, David Buisseret
  • Die Welt in alten Karten und Ansichten - Karten und Atlanten in der Landeszentralbibliothek Schleswig-Holstein, Gerhard Kraack and Jens Ahlers
  • Les plans de Paris des origines (1493) à la fin du XVIIIe siècle / études, carto-bibliographie, Jean Boutier et al.
  • Petermann's Planet - A Guide to German Handatlases and their Siblings throughout the World, Jürgen Espenhorst
  • De familie de Bersacques, Martijn Vandenbroucke
  • Imago Poloniae - Das Polnische-Litauische Reich in Karten, Dokumenten and alten Drucken in der Sammlung von Tomasz Niewodniczański and Catalogue of the exhibitionBrückenschlag - Polnische Geschichte in Karten un Dokumenten
  • The shaping of Africa - Cosmographic Discourse and Cartographic Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, Francesc Relaño
  • Van Mercator tot computerkaart, een geschiedenis van de cartographie, F. De Puydt and G. Goossens

Map of the Season

  • Map of Haynault by Jacques Surhon, 1579

Pictures at an Exhibition

  • Plans-reliefs of fortified cities - Permanent exhibition in Lille


  • Mapping the Antarctic: From fiction to fact, Samuel Humes
  • On the centenary of the death of Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904), Peter Daerden