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Look Inside Some Notable Surveyors and Map-Makers of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries and their Work

Some Notable Surveyors and Map-Makers of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries and their Work
A Study in the History of Cartography

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  • Date Published: December 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107452855

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  • Sir Herbert George Fordham (1854–1929) was a British writer on cartography and a collector of antique maps. In this book, which was first published in 1929, Fordham presents a study regarding the history of cartography, based around some of the key groups and figures involved in its evolution. Covering the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the text focuses mainly on developments in Britain and France. Numerous illustrative figures and a bibliography are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of cartography.

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    • Date Published: December 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107452855
    • length: 118 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 133 x 7 mm
    • weight: 0.14kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. The Elizabethan surveyors, their work, and its influence on the British cartography of the seventeenth century
    2. The French school of cartography of the seventeenth century
    3. Cartography as an exact science. Its development in the eighteenth century in France
    4. British cartography of the second half of the eighteenth century, its connection with the triangulation of France, and the ordnance survey
    Conclusion
    List of works of reference
    Index.

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    Herbert George Fordham

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