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The Piri Reis Map of 1513

Gregory C. McIntosh (author) Norman J.W. Thrower (foreword)

ISBN: 9780820321578

Publication Date: Jul 2000

Format: Hardback

This detailed study of the 1513 Piri Reis world map offers commentary and explication of a major milestone in cartography. It aims to disprove dubious conclusions drawn and clarify longstanding mysteries in order to open up new ways of looking at the history of exploration.

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Illustrations 34 figures, 8 tables
Pages 232
Date Published 31 Jul 2000
Publisher The University of Georgia Press
Subject/s General & world history   Geographical maps (specialist)   Cartography, map-making & projections   1500 to c 1700  

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