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Lake Parime and the Golden City & Symbolism and Allegory for Map Collectors headline image

Lake Parime and the Golden City & Symbolism and Allegory for Map Collectors

This newsletter from October 2014 includes two articles. The first describes the history of the mythical Lake Parime and Manoa, city of gold in South America. The second article explains some of the symbolism and allegory used on antique maps.
The Art and Science of the Compass Rose headline image

The Art and Science of the Compass Rose

This article from July 2014 gives an overview of one of the most common decorative elements on antique maps: the compass rose.
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