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The Portolan

Issue #13 - September 26, 1988

 

ARTICLES

Centuriatio: Roman Land Surveys. By Dr. George Kish

From Crowquill to Computer: A History of Cartography at the National Geographic Society. A summary by Marianne M. Withers of a presentation to the Society by Dr. John B. Garver, Jr.


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

Exploring the West. By Herman J. Viola. (Review by Charles A. Burroughs).


BOOK NOTE

Mapping the North Carolina Coast: Sixteenth-Century Cartography and the Roanoke Voyages. By William P. Cumming.


SHORTER ITEMS

1. Washington Map Society Meetings, October - November 1988.

2. Exhibitions and Meetings, September - December 1988.


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