The World of Gerard Mercator: The Mapmaker Who Revolutionised Geography

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The true story of Gerard Mercator, the greatest map-maker of all time, who was condemned to death as a heretic.`Geographie and Chronologie I may call the Sunne and the Moone, the right eye and the left, of all history.'In `The World of Gerard Mercator', Andrew Taylor chronicles both the story of a great astronomer and mathematician, who was condemned to death as a heretic, and the history of that most fascinating conjunction of science and art: the drawing of maps. Gerard Mercator was born in Flanders in 1512. In addition ...

The World of Gerard Mercator: The Mapmaker Who Revolutionised Geography 2005, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780007100811

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The World of Gerard Mercator: The Mapmaker Who Revolutionised Geography 2005, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007201723

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