Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps

Van Duzer, Chet A.

Book - 2013
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps
The sea monsters on medieval and Renaissance maps, whether swimming vigorously, gambolling amid the waves, attacking ships, or simply displaying themselves for our appreciation, are one of the most visually engaging elements on these maps, and yet they have never been carefully studied.

Publisher: London :, The British Library,, 2013
ISBN: 0712358900
Branch Call Number: 912 V246s 2013
Characteristics: 143 pages illustrations, chiefly color ;,25 cm


From Library Staff

Sea monsters! For many of us, the monsters at the edge of the map are the best part; this book is the first careful study of this charming bit of map history.

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