Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Northern Eurasia in Medieval Cartography: Inventory, Text, Translation, and Commentary

Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. 4to. 450pp. Illustrated glossy paper-covered boards. Volume 4 of the series "Terrarum Orbis," Histoire des reprèsentations de l'escape: textes, images (History of the Representation of Space in Text and Images). Interesting analysis of 198 Western European and Byzantine maps that date between the eighth and thirteenth centuries containing information about the north and north-east of the inhabited world. Maps are divided into 15 groups. Each group is discussed in separate chapters and all the relevant place names and other legends on the maps are transcribed and translated int English. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w reproductions of maps. Includes comprehensive glossaries, which comprise the names of persons, places, ethnicity's, and animals. As new in shrink-wrap. vg. Item #21660
ISBN: 2503514723

Price: $95.00

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