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The Mapmakers Who Made the 17th Century

This May 2020 newsletter features an article about "The Mapmakers Who Made the 17th Century," which gives an overview of some of the most important cartographers of the 1600s, including the Hondius family, the Blaeu family, John Speed, and Nicolas Sanson. Also in this newsletter is a list of free online resources that offer cartographic content to help you expand your worldview while staying safely at home.
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Athanasius Kircher & Packaging Antique Maps

Our April 2015 Newsletter features articles on "The Man Who Knew Too Much: Athanasius Kircher" and "How to Properly Package Antique Maps and Books."
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The Mountains of the Moon & Sanson and Mariette

This newsletter from August 2014 features two articles. The first explains the cartographic myth of the Mountains of the Moon in Africa. The second article outlines the map business of Nicolas Sanson and explains his complicated business partnership with map publisher Pierre Mariette.
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