Norwich's Maps of Africa: An Illustrated and Annotated Carto-Bibliography

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Over the course of forty years, Oscar Norwich accumulated the world's greatest private collection of African maps. This catalog comprises a record of foreign knowledge of the continent from the "Age of Exploration" to modern times, and demonstrates how the rest of the world was quick to learn the shape of the African continent but slow to grasp the realities of its interior. From the fabulous creatures depicted on early maps to the blank "regions unknown" of later ones, from those that depicted the kingdom of the legendary ...

Norwich's Maps of Africa: An Illustrated and Annotated Carto-Bibliography 1997, Terra Nova, Norwich

ISBN-13: 9780964900042

2nd Revised edition

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