Issue #38 - Spring 1997
Repressed Mimesis: Jomard and the ‘Monuments de la Géographie.’ by Stephen C. Pinson. This is the winner of the 1996 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.
Africa: A Continent Revealed. A summary by Steve Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Michael B. Toth.
The ‘Evil Genius’ and Other Cartographic-Political Satires. A summary by Steven J. Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Eric W. Wolf.
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.
Miniature Antique Maps: An Illustrated Guide for the Collector. by Geoffrey King. (Review by Eric W. Wolf)
1. Exhibitions and Meetings, Spring and Summer 1997.
2. Obituaries: John P. Snyder and Margery Fine.
3. On the California Trail with Charlie Burroughs.