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The Mapmakers Who Made the 18th Century

Read our June 2020 newsletter featuring an article about "The Mapmakers Who Made the 18th Century," which gives an overview of some of the most important cartographers of the 1700s and their most iconic maps, including Delisle, Moll, Homann, and Jefferys. 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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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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The Mapmakers Who Made the 16th Century

Read our March 2020 newsletter featuring an article about "The Mapmakers Who Made the 16th Century," which gives an overview of some of the most important cartographers of the 1500s and their most iconic maps. 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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Our Top Ten Picks for Reference Books

This August 2017 article features a list of our favorite and most useful reference books from our library. Whether you are a novice collector or an experienced cartophile, reference books are a critical resource if you want to understand your maps. Our list includes our top ten reference books, as well as a list of our most used FREE online resources!
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Using the "New" to Research the "Old" & Condition Demystified

This newsletter from March 2014 features two articles. The first one gives a list of some of our favorite online resources for researching maps. The second article gives insight into how OWA describes the condition of a map and some of the factors that we take into consideration.
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