A Book about Johann Ruysch’s World Map

Could you imagine that we can see corrections on copper plates or wood blocks of early 16th century maps and discover which changes were made from the time they were first printed to later printings?

Cartography of the New World – Part 2

One hundred years ago, when this article was written, the Caverio map and the Waldseemüller globe had just been discovered.

Cartography of the New World – Part 1...

An extensive and fascinating article reviewing the early cartography of the New World.

Carta Marina 1516: A New Approach to Map Making...

For his 1516 “Carta Marina”, cartographer Waldseemüller changes his approach to map making.