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The Portolan

Issue #39 - Fall 1997


 ARTICLES

Mapping of the Borders of Pennsylvania, 1681-1921. by John W. Docktor.

In Transit: Medieval Itinerary Maps and Texts of the Middle Ages. A summary by Steven J. Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Dr. Evelyn Edson.

Putting Appalachia on the Map OR Appalachia: Its Perception as a Barrier on Maps to 1733. A summary by Steven J. Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Ms. Alice Hudson.


RECENT PUBLICATIONS

A regular feature in The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.


BOOK REVIEW

Images and Icons of the New World: Essays on American Cartography. Edited by Karen Severud Cook. (Review by Eric W. Wolf)


SHORTER ITEMS

1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 1997 - February 1998.

2. Exhibitions and Meetings, Fall 1997 - Spring 1998.

3. On the Trail with Charlie Burroughs - Part II.


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