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The Portolan

Issue #11 - January 30, 1988



Map Projections. By John P. Snyder.

The Nineteenth Century Baltimore Lithographer, Edward Sachse. A summary by Paul Cohen of a presentation to the Society by Professor Emeritus John Reps of Cornell University.

Pierre Charles L’Enfant’s Plans for the Nation’s Capital in Washington. A summary by Paul Cohen of a presentation to the Society by Don Hawkins.

The Historical Use of Maps in Litigation. A summary by Nancy Goddin Miller of a presentation to the Society by Dr. Louis De Vorsey, Jr.

The Pillar Dollar. By Jonathan T. Lanman.


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.


Cartographic Innovations: An International Handbook of Mapping Terms to 1900. Wallis, H.M. and Robinson, A.H., editors. (Review by Jonathan T. Lanman).


1. Washington Map Society Meetings, February - May 1988.

2. Exhibitions and Meetings, January - April 1988.

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