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Newsletter No 32

Titles of articles

Exploring places with maps

  • Genoa

History of Cartography

  • A citizen of Bruges witnesses the first circumnavigation by Magellan
  • About De Bouge's map of Europe
  • Martino Martini, Novus Atlas sinensis – 1655
  • The 'Vlassenbroeck' mystery

Looks at books

  • 1800-1950. Vol. II: The rare and small Handatlases including Globes
  • Monumenta Cartographica Neerlandica, Vol. VIII: Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612) and Petrus Kaerius (1571-c.1646)
  • Petermann’s Planet – A Guide to German Handatlases and their Siblings …
  • The manuscript atlases by Christian Sgrootens

Pictures at an Exhibition

  • Exhibition at the Mercator Museum in Sint-Niklaas: The 17 Provinces on old maps
  • Oudenaarde 1708


  • Wulf Bodenstein receives the IMCoS Helen Wallis Award 2008