<p>Book: Ortelius’ Theatrum Orbis Terrarum; Characteristics ...

Book: Orteliusí Theatrum Orbis Terrarum; Characteristics and development of a sample of on verso map texts. (2009) Marcel van den Broecke. NGS 380; 304 pp. plus CD-Rom with all texts in all editions.

This dissertation analyses map 10 texts in all the atlases editions in which they occur. Texts are analyzed as to size, carto-bibliographic sources and their names in various languages, geographical names and content words. Comparison is made between Orteliusí texts and those of his contemporaries and successors. With summary and bibliography. See for reviews also under http://www.orteliusmaps.com/publications.html

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