Chet Van Duzer’s ‘The World for a King: Pierre Desceliers’ Map of 1550’
By VAN DUZER, Chet, 2015
The World for a King. Pierre Desceliers’s Map of 1550.
- Author: VAN DUZER, Chet
- Publication place: London
- Publisher: The British Library
- Publication date: 2015.
- Physical description: Hardcover (279 by 368mm), 192pp.
- Inventory reference: 15007
Following a substantial introduction, the map is reproduced at real size in forty-two sections, each accompanied by detailed explanatory notes, and a reduced-size removable reproduction of the entire map is inserted at the back of the book.
The product of several years’ research, this study follows the author’s best-selling Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps and is sure to appeal to the same wide audience of map-lovers.