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Newsletter No 59

Titles of articles

History of Cartography

  • The discovery of the earliest known map of Monaco (c. 1589)
  • A recently discovered portolan chart. Maybe one of the oldest extant? The Avignon chart.

Looks at books

  • Finding the North and other secrets of orientation of the travellers of the past
  • Orbis Disciplinae - Tributes to Patrick Gautier Dalché
  • Mapping Asia Minor. German orientalism in the field (1835-1895) ()

Pictures at an Exhibition

  • Aventuriers des mers (Sea adventurers)

How I Got Into Cartography

  • Interview with Martijn Storms