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The Portolan

Issue #79 - Winter 2010


 ARTICLES

New York City Map Maker John H. Eddy by David Y. Allen

Marie Tharp and Her Ocean Floor Maps by Gary W. North

Benjamin Banneker – An American Figure of Thought – Myths and Stories of the First African American Man of Science by William A. Stanley

ICHC 2011 in Moscow by Bert Johnson

Datum Cognita by Leigh Lockwood


RECENT PUBLICATIONS

This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is compiled by Joel Kovarsky.


BOOK REVIEWS

Mapping in Michigan & The Great Lakes Region (Reviewer: Rick LaPrairie)

Historical Atlas of California (Reviewer: Eugene Scheel)

Euskal Herria Museoa / Kartografia Biduma – Collection Cartografica /Collection Cartographique – The Map Collection (Reviewer: Juan Ceva)

CD – Map World’s Antique Map Catalogue for Collectors (Reviewer: Leigh Lockwood)


SHORTER ITEMS

1. Washington Map Society Meetings, December 2010 – May 2011

2. President’s Winter 2010 Letter, by Dennis Gurtz

3. Ristow Prize 2010 Winners Announced

4. Exhibitions and Meetings

5. Map Site Seeing

6. Letters to the Editor

7. Ristow Prize Competition 2011

8. Spotlight on the WMS Membership – Barry Haack, Patricia Marshall, William (Chip) Reynolds

9. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander


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