Simon Schuster Books

Books editi da Simon Schuster con argomento World Maps History Cartography History Voyages And Travels History To 1500

The Fourth Part of the World

The Fourth Part of the World

Lester Toby 
edizioni Simon & Schuster collana Simon & Schuster (Hardcover) , 2009

"Old maps lead you to strange and unexpected places, and none does so more ineluctably than the subject of this book: the giant, beguiling Waldseemüller world map of 1507." So begins this remarkable story of the map that gave America its name. For millennia Europeans believed that the world consisted of three parts:...

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