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Online Articles From “The Map Collector”

Published between 1977 and 1996, “The Map Collector” published articles on the history and lore of maps and mapmakers. Kunstpedia, the “knowledge base on fine- and applied arts, popularly stated arts and antiques”, has gotten permission to put articles from Map Collector online, with more articles going up on a regular basis in either HTML or PDF format. There’s a wide range of articles, like:

The Indigenous Maps And Mapping Of Native Americans


Collecting Maps On Stamps


The Lost De Angelis Map Of Jerusalem, 1578


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and click through all the pages.

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