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

by Herbert George Fordham

Hardcover, 1929



The University Press (1929), Edition: First Edition, 99 pages


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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