The Portolan

The Journal of the Washington Map Society
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List of Contents Issues 1 - 85

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Thomas F. Sander, editor


CONTENTS OF ISSUE 1 - October 10, 1984

ARTICLE
Early Cartography of Virginia's Northern Neck. By Dr. Walter W. Ristow.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, October - November 1984.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, April 1984 - November 1985.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 2 - December 27, 1984

ARTICLES
Globes in the Library of Congress. By Andrew M. Modelski.
The Raleigh and Roanoke Exhibit Commemorating the 400th Anniversary of England's First Colonial Attempt in America. A summary by Jeanne Young of a presentation to the Society by Dr. Helen Wallis.
Map Festival: Places and Spaces. A summary by Jeanne Young of a presentation to the Society by Barbara Fine.
Notes on the Medieval Map. By P. J. Mode

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January - March 1985.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, November 1984 - November 1985.
3.
Images of the World: The Atlas Through History. Report on the Library of Congress exhibit and symposium.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 3 - April 8, 1985

ARTICLES
Recent Cartobibliographies: A Note on their Format, Purpose and a List. By Eric W. Wolf.
Aerial Reconnaissance and Map Making During the Civil War. A summary by Jeanne Young of a presentation to the Society by John Sellers.
Cartography at the National Geographic Society. A summary by Jeanne Young of a presentation by Dr. John Garver and NGS staff and tour of the NGS during a combined meeting of the Washington, New York and Delaware Valley Map Societies.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meeting, May 1985.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, February 1985 - September 1986.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 4 - September 8, 1985

ARTICLES
A Relation of Maryland and the First Map of the Colony. By H. Russell Morrison, Jr.
The Route of a Collector's Collection. A summary by Jeanne Young of a presentation to the Society by Janet Green.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September - December 1985.
2. Washington Map Society Officers, 1985 - 1986.
3. Exhibitions and Meetings, June 1985 - February 1986.
4. International Conference on the History of Cartography. A report of the meeting in Ottawa in July 1985.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 5 - December 7, 1985

ARTICLES
The Case of the Mason and Dixon Line 'Mystery' Markers. By Edward C. Papenfuse, Jr. and Richard Richardson.
The National Ocean Service. A summary by Jeanne Young of a Society visit to the NOS, which included presentations and a tour.
Men of Daring, Triumphs of Exploration. A report by Gary L. Fitzpatrick on the seminar held at the National Museum of Natural History.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January - March 1996.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, October 1985 - May 1986.
3. Society for the History of Discoveries. A report of the 25
th annual meeting of the SHD held in Washington, DC in November 1985.
4. Monarchs, Ministers, and Maps: The Emergence of Cartography as a Tool of Government in Early Modern Europe. A report by David Buisseret of the November 1985 Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr. Lectures.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 6 - April 28, 1986

ARTICLES
The (Minto) Collection of Maps from the Strait of Malacca and the East Indies of Great Historical Interest, now Preserved at the Library of Congress. By John A. Wolter
Map Collections, Scholarship, and Sales in California. A summary by Jeanne Young of a presentation to the Society by Dr. Norman J.W. Thrower.
The Allan Lee Collection of Map Stamps. A summary by Jeanne Young of a presentation to the Society by Jim O'Donnel and Joseph Geraci.
The Career of William Henry Holmes. A summary by Jeanne Young of a presentation by Andrew J. Cosantino to a joint meeting of the Society and the Cosmos Club Monday Night Lecture Group.
The Williamsburg Outing. A report by Nancy Miller on the Society field trip of February 1986.
An Index to
The Map Collector's Circle (1963-1975). By Eric W. Wolf.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meeting, May 1986.
2. Washington Map Society Officers, 1986 - 1987.
3. Exhibitions and Meetings, May - October 1986.
4. A Cartographic Item by Lewis Carroll from
The Hunting of the Snark.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 7 - September 9, 1986

ARTICLES
Ottoman Portolans: Turkish Sea Charts. By Dr.Thomas D. Goodrich.
Northwest Passage: Unraveling the Mystery Through Maps. A summary by Nancy Goddin Miller of a presentation to the Society by Charles Burroughs.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 1986 - May 1987.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, September - November 1986.
3. Washington Map Society Officers, 1986 - 1987.
4. A Curious Kind of Human Monster on an Old Japanese Map.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 8 - December 29, 1986

ARTICLES
On Coronelli and His Globes. By Jonathan T. Lanman.
Magnificent Voyagers: U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842. A report by Nancy Goddin Miller on a Society visit to the Smithsonian Exhibit and presentations by Herman Viola, Charles Burroughs, and Ralph Ehrenberg.
Cartographic Innovations. A summary by James Flatness of a presentation by Dr. Helen Wallis to the Society and the Washington D.C. Chapter, Geography and Map Division, Special Libraries Association.
The History of Aerial Photography. A summary by Nancy Goddin Miller of a joint presentation to the Society by Priscilla Strain and Gideon Biger.
Society of the History of Discoveries/Hakluyt Society. A report by Charles A. Burroughs of the joint meeting of the groups in Providence, RI, in October 1986.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January - May 1987.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, February - May 1987.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 9 - April 16, 1987

ARTICLES
Isaac McCoy: Forgotten Mapper of the Trans-Missouri West. By John B. Garver, Jr.
Gettysburg Field Trip. A report by Michael Miller on the March 1987 Society outing, which included the presentations on the mapping of the Civil War battlefield and a visit to the Stuckenburg map collection, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College.
Baltimore Field Trip. A report by Pat Fitzgerald of the January 1987 outing to the Peabody Institute Library and the Walters Art Gallery Rare Books Room.
The History of Cartography Project. A brief summary by Michael Miller of a presentation to the Society by Professor David Woodward.
The Early Mapping of Hawaii. A summary by Mike Miller of a presentation to the Society by Gary Fitzpartick.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, May - June 1987.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, April - September 1987.
3.
Polyhedral Globes. By Jonathan T. Lanman.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 10 - September 1, 1987

ARTICLES
Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler's First Chart. By Charles A. Burroughs.
Astrolabes. A summary by Don Orlando of a presentation to the Society by Sharon Thibideau.
Washington Map Society Map Display. A report by Michael S. Hirsch of a member display and discussion of maps in their collections.
A Note on Seville (Spain) in Braun and Hogenberg's "Civitates Orbis Terrarum." By Jonathan T. Lanman.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September - December 1987.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, September - December 1987.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 11 - January 30, 1988

ARTICLES
Map Projections. By John P. Snyder.
The Nineteenth Century Baltimore Lithographer, Edward Sachse. A summary by Paul Cohen of a presentation to the Society by Professor Emeritus John Reps of Cornell University.
Pierre Charles L'Enfant's Plans for the Nation's Capital in Washington. A summary by Paul Cohen of a presentation to the Society by Don Hawkins.
The Historical Use of Maps in Litigation. A summary by Nancy Goddin Miller of a presentation to the Society by Louis De Vorsey, Jr.
The Pillar Dollar. By Jonathan T. Lanman.

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BOOK REVIEWS
Cartographic Innovations: An International Handbook of Mapping Terms to 1900. Wallis, H.M. and Robinson, A.H., editors. (Review by Jonathan T. Lanman).

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, February - May 1988.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, January - April 1988.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 12 - April 30, 1988

ARTICLES
Thomas Jefferson's Sketches and the Founding of the Federal City. By Don A. Hawkins.
A Mecca Map. By Jonathan T. Lanman
Decoration on Maps. A summary by Marianne M. Withers of a presentation to the Society by Professor J. Brian Harley.
Remembering Arctic Explorer Vilhajalmur Stefansson. A brief summary by Charles A. Burroughs of a presentation by Evelyn Stefansson to Society members and members of the Explorers Club.
The Maryland Hall of Records/Archives. A brief report by Russ Morrison of a visit to Annapolis and a presentation/tour of the facility by Ed Papenfuse.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meeting, May 1988.
2. Washington Map Society Officers, 1988-1989.
3. Exhibitions and Meetings, May - October 1988.
4. Obituary of Dr. Jonathan T. Lanman, Editor,
The Portolan, October 1984 - February 1988. By Walter W. Ristow.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 13 - September 26, 1988

ARTICLES
Centuriatio: Roman Land Surveys. By Dr. George Kish
From Crowquill to Computer: A History of Cartography at the National Geographic Society. A summary by Marianne M. Withers of a presentation to the Society by Dr. John B. Garver, Jr.

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BOOK NOTE
Mapping the North Carolina Coast: Sixteenth-Century Cartography and the Roanoke Voyages. By William P. Cumming.

BOOK REVIEW
Exploring the West. By Herman J. Viola. (Review by Charles A. Burroughs).

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, October - November 1988.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, September - December 1988.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 14 - January 30, 1989

ARTICLES
What is this Thing Called GIS? By Gary W. North.
Mapping the Public Domain: The General Land Office in the Nineteenth Century. A summary by Michael L. Miller of a presentation to the Society by Ronald L. Grim.
The Role of Maps as Tools of Propaganda and Mental Conditioning. A brief summary by Michael L. Miller of a presentation to the Society by Carlos B. Hagen.
The Survey of the Coast: The Formative Years 1843-1900. A summary by Marianne M. Withers of a presentation to the Society by William A. Stanley about the evolution of the Office of Charting and Geodetic Services, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The Geography of Heaven and Earth. A summary by Marianne M. Withers of a presentation to the Society by Dr. Deborah Warner, who discussed globes, in particular those of American manufacture.
National Geographic Adopts New World Map.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, February - March 1989.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, December 1988 - April 1989.
3. Bookworm Maps Hole New World. (from South China Sunday Morning Post, Hong Kong).



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 15 - May 26, 1989

ARTICLES
The Mystery of the Cantino Map. By Arne B. Molander.
The History of the Old Naval Observatory. A summary by Nancy Goddin Miller of a Society visit to the site and a presentation by Jan Herman.
The U.S. Federal Government in Postal Mapping, 1763 - 1930's. A summary by Nancy Goddin Miller of a presentation to the Society by Robert Richardson.
Carto-Philately. A brief summary by Nancy Goddin Miller of a presentation to the Society by Jim Golliver.
The Early History of the U.S. Lake Survey. A summary by Robert Highbarger of a presentation to the Society by Chris Baruth.
Map Projections. A brief summary by Robert Highbarger of a presentation to the Society by John Snyder.
Philadelphia Field Trip, May 1989. A report on the Society outing to the Maritime Museum, Atwater Kent Museum, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and the Philadelphia Print Shop.
The Hereford Mappa Mundi. By Eric W. Wolf.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Officers, 1989 - 1990.
2. Exhibits and Meetings, June - August 1989.
3. Washington Map Society Dinner April 1989, on the Society's 10th Anniversary.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 16 - Fall 1989

ARTICLES
Charles Sanders Pierce - Sesquicentennial International Congress. A report by Charles A. Burroughs of a meeting held at Harvard University in 1989.
An Analysis of Indian-White Land Transfers Using Cartographic Data. A brief summary by Mike Miller of a presentation to the Society by Daniel G. Cole

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September - November 1989.
2. Exhibits and Meetings, September 1989 - February 1990.
3. The XIIIth International Conference on the History of Cartography. A brief report on the meeting held in Amsterdam and The Hague, June-July 1989.
4. IMCoS Symposium. Plans for the October 1990 event in Washington.
5. Columbus Quincentenary Exhibition Program Established at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.
6. Obituary of Herman Ralph Friis.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 17 - Winter 1990

ARTICLES
Mapping the City in the Renaissance: A Map of Florence in Ptolemy's "Geography." By Dr. Naomi Miller.
A Geological Map Mystery: An 1857 Map of Pennsylvania. A summary by Marianne M. Withers of a presentation to the Society by Dr. Donald Hoskins.
City Maps: Ptolemy's Cosmography in the Renaissance. A summary by Melanie Gardner of a presentation to the Society by Dr. Naomi Miller.

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BOOK NOTE
Maps Relating to Virginia. By Earl G. Swem.

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, February - May 1990.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, February - August 1990.
3. The Huntington Collection (of Maps and Charts of Maryland) Being Given to the Maryland State Archives.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 18 - Spring 1990

ARTICLES
Unidentified Manuscript Map in the Penn-Baltimore Controversy. By H. Russell Morrison, Jr.
Washington Map Society Members Map Fair, February 1990. By Charles A. Burroughs.
Text and Image in Chinese Maps. A summary by Arne Molander of a presentation to the Society by Cordell D. K. Lee.
Mapping in the Soviet Union. A summary by Michael Miller of a presentation to the Society by Gary North.
Salisbury, Delaware? A cartographic note by Charles A. Burroughs.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meeting, May 1990.
2. Washington Map Society Officers Nominated for 1990-1991.
3. Exhibitions and Meetings, March - October 1990.
4.
Mapping Delmarva's Past. Exhibit May 1990 in Salisbury, MD.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 19 - Fall 1990

ARTICLES
The Lanman Collection, Yale University Library.
IMCoS Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary. By Janet Green.
The Biggest Map Collector: How Does the National Archives Decide What Maps to Keep? A summary by Mile Miller of a presentation to the Society by Nancy Goddin Miller.
Cosmographic Globes from India: A Comparative Analysis. A summary by Jeanne Young of a presentation to the Society by Dr. Joseph E. Schwartzberg.
Abstracts of Papers, Eighth Annual International Symposium, IMCoS, Washington, October 1990.
NOAA "Science and History Center" Moves Forward.

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BOOK NOTES
Britannia. Reprints of Ogilby.
Chorographia Britanniae - Maps of the Counties of England and Wales. Reprints of Thomas Badeslade.

BOOK REVIEWS
Glimpses of History from Old Maps - A Collector's View. By Jonathan T. Lanman. (Review by Janet Green).
Charting the Chesapeake. By Russell Morrison and Robert Hansen. (Review by Charles A. Burroughs).

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, August - November 1990.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, September 1990 - January 1991.
3. Recent Map Exhibits. Reports on
Mapping Delmarva's Past and A Sense of Place: Early Virginia Cartography.
4. A New Map of North America. Note on Edward Wells Atlas of 1700.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 20 - Winter 1991

ARTICLES
Aesthetics and Traditional Chinese Mapmaking. By Cordell D. K. Yee.
The Conservation and Preservation of Maps. A summary by M. Whithers of a joint presentation to the Society by Don Cresswell and Heather Wanser.
A World of Names: an Introduction to the Nature and Variety of Placenames. A summary by Donald J. Orth of a presentation to the Society by Dr. Ronald E. Grim.
Center for Mapping, The Ohio State University. A description of the organization by John D. Bossler and Nancy Kaler.
The Mapping of Washington. A description by Richard W. Stephenson of the George Washington University exhibition.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, February - April 1991.
2. Exhibitions, Meetings and Events, February - November 1991.
3. Welcome Pierre L'Enfant. Announcement of Bicentennial Party.
4. Obituaries - Howard E. Welsh and Janet C. Green.
5. Photos of the
Mapping America, the Eighth Annual International Symposium, IMCoS, held October 1990 in Washington, DC and hosted by the Washington Map Society.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 21 - Spring 1991

ARTICLES
1791 District of Columbia Boundary Survey. By Michael G. Shackelford.
Charting the Chesapeake, 1590-1990. A description by Marianne M. Withers of the Society trip to this exhibit at the Calvert Marine Museum at Solomons, in southern Maryland.
The Columbus Quincentennial Program at the Library of Congress. A summary by Arne B. Molander of the joint presentation to the Society by Barbara Loste and Dr. Louis De Vorsey.
Pierre L'Enfant Welcomed in Grand Style. A description by John Fondersmith of the Welcome Pierre 200 civic celebration.

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BOOK REVIEW
The Maps and Prints of Paolo Forlani: A Descriptive Bibliography. By The Newman Library. (Review by Eric W. Wolf)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September - October 1991
2. Exhibitions, Meeting and Events, June - December 1991.
3. Washington Map Society Officers for 1991-1992.
4. Remembering Janet Green. An obituary by Nancy Miller.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 22 - Fall 1991

ARTICLES
Cartographic Interpretation of the Columbus Signature. By Arne Molander.
Cartographic Resources for the Study of North American Indians. A summary by Jeanne Young of the address to the Society by outgoing President James Flatness.
Something to Crow About: Map Collector Publications, Ltd. By Valerie Scott.
The 11th Annual IMCoS Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland. A report by Charles Burroughs.
Circa 1492, Art in the Age of Exploration. Comments by Pauk Peak on the Library of Congress exhibit.

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BOOK REVIEWS
War Over Walloomscoick: Land Use and Settlement Pattern on the Bennington Battlefield - 1777. Compiled by Philip Lord, Jr. (Review by Paul Peak).
Mapping the French Empire in North America: An Interpretive Guide. By David Buisseret. (Review by Charles A. Burroughs).

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, October - December 1991.
2. Exhibitions, Meeting and Events, October 1991 - January 1992.
3. IMCoS Project Announcement:
The History of the Cartography of Eastern Mediterranean to Include Cyprus.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 23 - Winter 1992

ARTICLES
Charting the Americas: 500 Years of Progress. By Captain Albert E. Theberge, NOAA.
City of Magnificent Distances: The Nation's Capitol. A summary by Joyce Gross of a presentation to the Society by Dick Stephenson describing the Library of Congress exhibition.
The Columbus Quincentenary Program. A summary by Charles A. Burroughs of a trio of presentations to the Society by Dr. John Hébert (Library of Congress program), Dr. Alicia Gonzalez (Smithsonian program), and Joseph Judge (Why Maps are Useless in Determining the Columbus Landfall).
What Map Collecting Means to Me. A summary by Nancy and Mike Miller of a panel discussion by Society members.
IMCoS Ninth International Symposium. A report by Robert Highbarger on the event in Singapore and Sydney.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings and Events, February - May 1992.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, February - August 1992.
3. Obituary of J. Brian Harley. By Charles A. Burroughs.
4.
Orienteer! The Thinking Sport. A description of an outing by Society members with the Quantico Orienteerning Club.
5. Cartographic Notes: Ralph Ehrenberg appointed new Chief, Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 24 - Spring 1992

ARTICLE
The Changing Face of Hudson Bay - Cartographic or Chronologic Dilemma? By Carl G. Schuster.
Marine Corps Maps. A summary by Marc Cheves of a visit to the Marine Corps Museum and a presentation to the Society by George MacGillivray.
Mapping New Worlds: The Planet Venus. A summary by Melanie Gardner of a presentation to the Society by Dr. David Okerson.
Richmond Field Trip. A report by John and Susan Docktor of a Society field trip to the Virginia State Library and Archives, the Valentine Museum, the Virginia Historical Society, and the Berkeley Hotel.
The Amusement of My Leisure Hours: The John Innys Collection. A summary by Jeanne Young of a presentation to the Society by Helen Wallis.

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BOOK REVIEWS
Key to the Encounter: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of the Age of Discovery. By Louis De Vorsey, Jr. (Review by Eric W. Wolf)
Columbus: An Annotated Guide to the Scholarship on His Life and Writings, 1750-1988. By Foster Provost. (Review by Eric W. Wolf)
Shedding the Veil: Mapping the European Discovery of America and the World. By Thomas Suárez. (Review by Eric W. Wolf)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Exhibitions, Meetings, and Events, April - November 1992.
2. Washington Map Society Officers and Board, 1992-1993.
3. News You Can Use: Suppliers of Conservation Materials and Services.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 25 - Fall 1992

ARTICLES
Columbus and the Depiction of Hispaniola and Cuba on the Piri Reis Map of 1513. By Gregory C. McIntosh.
IMCoS Annual Meeting - Greenwich and London - June 1992. A report by Jeanne Young.
Does This Country Have a Great Shape or What? By John Fondersmith.
1492 - An Ongoing Voyage. A summary by Melville E. Blake, Jr. of the lecture and guided tour of the Library of Congress exhibit presented by Dr. John Hébert.
Visit to the History of Cartography Project. A report on her visit to the University of Wisconsin site by Marianne Withers.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 1992 - March 1993.
2. Exhibitions, Meetings, and Events, September 1992 - March 1993.
3. WMS Cartographic Research Project Grant Committee. Progress Report.
4.
The Portolan. Index to Feature Articles (October 1984 - Spring 1992).



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 26 - Winter 1993

ARTICLES
Seutter/Lotter Map of Pensylvania Nova Jersey et Nova York. By John Docktor.
New York City Field Trip. A report by Marianne M. Withers on the Society trip to the New York Public Library, two map dealers, and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum.
Amerindian Maps: Indigenous Roles and Intercultural Significance. A summary by John P. Snyder of a presentation to the Society by Dr. C. Malcolm Lewis.
Royal Australian Survey Corps. A summary by Robert Highbarger of a presentation to the Society by Major Neil Taylor.
The Map Collection of the National Széchényi Library of Hungary. A report of his visit by Eric W. Wolf.

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The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, February - May 1993.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, February - October 1993.
3. The International Society for the History of Cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.
4. Photo Mosaic. 11th International IMCoS Symposium in Madrid, Spain - October 1992.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 27 - Spring 1993

ARTICLES
The Articulate Traveller: Johann Georg Kohl and American Historical Geography. By Michael P. Conzen.
Civil War Mapping. A summary by Charlie Schwarz of the joint presentation to the Society of Peter Roper and John Knoerl.
Women in Mapmaking. A summary by Mike Miller of a presentation to the Society by Alice Hudson.
Corcoran School of Art: Etching and Engraving. A summary by Jim Gearhart of a talk and demonstration to the Society by Scip Barnhart.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Summer Get-Together.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, July 1993 - May 1994.
3.
The Write Way. Guest Editorial by Walter W. Ristow.
4. Washington Map Society Officers and Board for 1993-1994.
5. Opening of Competition for First Annual Walter W. Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship (Washington Map Society).
6.
Travels: Encounters with Elena S. Pini and Sigfried Feller.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 28 - Fall 1993

ARTICLES
School Marm to Author: 19th Century Women Geographers. By Mary McM. Ritzlin.
William Couling: Mapmaker Without Portfolio. By Marianne M. Withers.
Six Members Describe Projects at October Meeting. A summary by Arne Molander of presentations to the Society by John Snyder (From Russia with Latitude and Longitude: The Translation of a Cartographic Textbook), Gary Fitzpartick (Computer Mapping), Pearce Grove (Copper Plates and Ship History), Paul Peak (Finding the Family Farm in Scotland), Pierre Sales (Country Place Names in Africa), and David Orth (Principles, Policies and Procedures of the Board of Geographic Names).
Travels: In Pursuit of Old Steles. A report by Kenneth Starr of a six-week journey to China seeking carved or inscribed stone slabs or pillars used for commemorative purposes.

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SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 1993 - February 1994.
2. Exhibitions, Meetings & Events, September 1993 - May 1994.
3. Washington Map Society Summer Picnic 1993.
4.
A Monumental Project: Memorial to Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler, Surveyor. By Charles A. Burroughs.
5. Dresden Map Theft.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 29 - Winter/Spring 1994

ARTICLES
Mapping the Wet Part: A Century and a Half of Physical and Geological Oceanography in the Coast Survey. By Dr. Harris B. Stewart, Jr.
Charlottesville Field Trip. A report by John P. Snyder and Charles A. Burroughs on the Society outing to the University of Virginia, Monticello, and Montpelier.
From the Round Earth's Four Corners….The Smithsonian's Power of Maps Revisited. A review of the exhibit by Dr. Lynn L. Remly.
Charting Religious Horizons: Holy Land Maps from the Halperin Collection. A report by Pearce Grove on the exhibit and symposium at the Gelman Library, George Washington University.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January - August 1994.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, January - June 1994.
3. The Osher Map Library and the Smith Center for Cartographic Education, University of Southern Maine.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 30 - Summer 1994

ACTA CARTOGRAPHICA - A series of Monographs and Studies on the History of Cartography, reprinted from periodicals since 1800. Volumes I (1967) - XXVII (1981). The 23-page Table of Contents is listed alphabetically by author, and the five-page index is alphabetical by subject and author. Compiled and edited by Eric W. Wolf.

SHORTER ITEMS
Winners of 1994 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship. This is the first year for this annual award.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 31 - Fall 1994

ARTICLES
World Apart: Norman Mappaemundi in England and Sicily. By John Hamer. This article in the winner of the 1994 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.
Surveying the Mahele. A summary of his presentation to the Society by Gary Fitzpatrick.
Interview with Mark Budd, Assistant Production Manager, Williams and Heintz Map Printing Facility. A summary by Charles Burroughs of the interview conducted during a Society tour.
The Mythical Map: On the Existence of Global Mapping. A summary by Lawrence Stipek of a presentation to the Society by Dr. John Estes.
Penny Plain-Tuppence Coloured. A summary by Charles A. Burroughs of a presentation to the Society entitled Putting Color in the Ordnance Survey Maps by Ian Mumford.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, October 1994 - April 1995.
2. Exhibitions, Meeting and Events, Fall and Winter 1994 - 1995.
3. And Into the Present -
The Portolan Today. Reflections on this 10th Anniversary Issue..
4. Tools of a Master Engraver. By Benjamin M. Nietzey.
5. Geographic Curiosity. Road Marker near Green Bay, Wisconsin.
6. Obituary of Robert Alexander Marshall.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 32 - Winter 1995

ARTICLES
The History of Modern Mapping in Fairfax County, Virginia. By Brendon Ford.
Three on a Tuesday. A summary by Dr. Lynn L. Remly of a joint presentation to the Society by Barbara Fine, Bert Johnson, and Bruce Van Roy.
Allegories in 18th Century Map Cartouches. A summary by John Docktor of a presentation to the Society by Don Cresswell.
Early Mapping of the Chesapeake Bay. A summary by Paul Peak of a presentation to the Society by Ed Papenfuse.
A Taste of Maine. A description by Charles A. Burroughs of the Inaugural Conference and Opening of the Osher Map Library & Smith Center for Cartographic Education at the University of South Maine.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January - May 1995.
2. Exhibitions, Meeting and Events, March - June 1995.
3. Summary of second Annual Picnic of the WMS, September 1994.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 33 - Summer 1995

ARTICLES
Nicholas and William Scull of Pennsylvania. By John W. Docktor.
Dr. Ristow's Work at the New York Public Library During World War II. A summary by Nancy Goddin Miller of a presentation to the Society by Alice Hudson.
Cartographic Shift to the Geospatial Paradigms (or Mapping Manipulations for the Masses). A summary by Bruce Van Roy of a presentation to the Society by Dr. Joel E. Morrison entitled New Cartographic Products for the Visualization and Modeling of the Environment.
Colonel James Wood: Colonial Surveyor and Founder of Winchester, VA. A summary by Charles A. Burroughs of a presentation to the Society by Richard W. Stephenson.
History of H. M. Gousha Mapping Company. A summary by John Fondersmith of a presentation to the Society by Dr. John Stephens.
From Plantagenet to Saxe-Coburg, Maps from the Fiat Lux Library 1482-1899. A description by Charles A. Burroughs of the opening reception, slide presentation and map symposium held May and June 1995 at the Gelman Library, George Washington University.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings and Events May - November 1995.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, July - December 1995.
3. 1995 Ristow Prize Winners Announced.
4. Obituary of Helen Wallis, O.B.E. (1924-1995). By Dr. Walter W. Ristow.
5.
A Foreign Perception of Russia: An Analysis of Anthony Jenkinson's Map of Russia, Muscovy and Tartaria. An abstract of the third prize paper of the 1994 Ristow Prize competition. (A 10 page supplement to this issue contains the paper by Aaron B. Retish in its entirety.)
6.
A Collector's World. Thoughts by Barbara Adele Fine.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 34 - Fall 1995

ARTICLE
Image is Everything: English Maps of Colonial America as Promotional Tools, 1530-1660. By Stephanie Abbot Roper. This paper is the winner of the 1995 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings November 1995 - May 1996.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, December 1995 - April 1996.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 35 - Spring 1996

ARTICLES
John Wood's 'Plan of the City of Aberdeen, 1828': An Evaluation of an Historical Source. By Martin J. Coulter. This article was awarded second-place in the 1995 Ristow Prize competition.
October 21-22, 1995 Meeting in Washington, D.C. A description by John W. Docktor of the two-day visit by the New York and Philadelphia Map Societies. Hosted by the members of the Washington Map Society, the visit consisted of lectures, tours and visits to local exhibits.
Mapping the Holy Land, Based on the Bible. A summary by Dr. Lynn L. Remly of a presentation to the Society by Harold Broadsky.
Maps as Evidence in Maritime Boundary Disputes. A summary by Marianne M. McKee of a presentation to the Society by James H. Wolfe.
Research on the John Hills Circular Map of Philadelphia. A summary by Steven Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Christopher Lane.
Cartographic Field Trip to Pennsylvania. A summary by Steven J. Vogel of a 1995 Society field trip to GeoSystems and the Heritage Map Museum.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January - May 1996.
2. Meetings and Exhibitions, April - July 1996.
3. WMS Picnics - June & August 1995. Reminiscences by Marianne McKee, Grace Burroughs, and Mike Miller



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 36 - Summer 1996

ARTICLES
Preliminary Survey of the Cartographic Records of Howard County, Maryland. By Mary Mannix.
A Voyage by Francesco Carletti, a Florentine Merchant, begun in 1594. Translation by Robert Highbarger.
The History of Cartography Project at the University of Wisconsin. A summary by Jeanne Young of a presentation to the Society by David Woodward.
Cartographic Field Trip to Annapolis. A description of the trip by Steve Vogel.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September - October 1996.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, October - November 1996.
3. Election of 1996-1997 Officers, Washington Map Society



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 37 - Winter 1997

ARTICLES
The Isolario of Benedetto Bordone. By Robert A. Highbarger
Conservation of Old Maps in Private Collections. A summary by Steve Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Christine Smith.
Cartographic Evidence in a Wyoming Landform (and Cultural) Dispute. A summary by Charles Burroughs of a presentation to the Society by Linda Zellmer.
The Antique Map Trade: An Insider's View. A summary by Steve Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Judith Blakely.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Meet the New Editor - Thomas F. Sander.
2. Washington Map Society Meetings, January - May 1997.
3. Exhibitions and Meetings, February - May 1997.
4. 1996 Ristow Prize winners announced.
5. Competition opened for 1997 Ristow Prize.
6. Summary of WMS Picnic of October 1996 with recipe for Mercator Chicken.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 38 - Spring 1997

ARTICLES
Repressed Mimesis: Jomard and the 'Monuments de la Géographie.' by Stephen C. Pinson. This is the winner of the 1996 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.
Africa: A Continent Revealed. A summary by Steve Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Michael B. Toth.
The 'Evil Genius' and Other Cartographic-Political Satires. A summary by Steve Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Eric W. Wolf.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK REVIEW
Miniature Antique Maps: An Illustrated Guide for the Collector. by Geoffrey King. (Review by Eric W. Wolf)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Exhibitions and Meetings, Spring and Summer 1997.
2. Obituaries: John P. Snyder and Margery Fine.
3. On the California Trail with Charlie Burroughs.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 39 - Fall 1997

ARTICLES
Mapping of the Borders of Pennsylvania, 1681-1921 by John W. Docktor.
In Transit: Medieval Itinerary Maps and Texts of the Middle Ages. A summary by Steve Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Dr. Evelyn Edson.
Putting Appalachia on the Map OR Appalachia: Its Perception as a Barrier on Maps to 1733. A summary by Steve Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Ms. Alice Hudson.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK REVIEW
Images and Icons of the New World: Essays on American Cartography. Edited by Karen Severud Cook. (Review by Eric W. Wolf)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 1997 - February 1998.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, Fall 1997 - Spring 1998.
3. On the Trail with Charlie Burroughs - Part II.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 40 - Winter 1998

ARTICLES
Not Withstanding the Efforts of the Ancients and the Wishes of the Moderns: The Authority of Cartography in the Origins of the Modern British Exploration of Africa by Philip J. Stern. This paper is the winner of the 1997 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.
Rapid Field Sketching: Making Maps for American Civil War Armies. A summary by Steve Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Earl McElfresh.
Maps and Civilization: Inspiration and Sources. A summary by Steve Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Dr. Norman J.W. Thrower.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, February - May 1998.
2. 1997 Ristow Prize winners announced.
3. Exhibitions and Meetings, Spring 1998 - Year 2000.
4. Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress celebrates 100th anniversary.
5. Map Site Seeing, key World Wide Web map sites.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 41 - Spring 1998

ARTICLES
The Portuguese Maritime Discoveries Along the South-East Coast of China in the First Half of the Sixteenth Century: A Cartographic View, 1513-1550 by Stephen Tseng-hsin Chang. This paper received honorable mention in the 1997 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.
Recent Developments in the History of Russian Cartography by Leonid S. Chekin. This paper was presented to the Society by the author.
Manhattan in Maps, 1527-1995. A summary by Steve Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Paul E. Cohen and Robert T. Augustyn.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK REVIEWS
The Mercator Atlas of Europe: Facsimile of the maps by Gerardus Mercator contained in the Atlas of Europe, circa 1570-1572 edited by Marcel Watelet. (Review by Bob Highbarger)
The Shadow of the Moon: British Solar Eclipse Mapping in the Eighteenth Century by Geoff Armitage. (Review by Tom Sander)
Collecting Old Maps by F.J. Manasek. (Review by Bert Johnson)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, May - July 1998.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, Spring 1998 - Year 2000.
3. Map Site Seeing, key World Wide Web map sites.
4. Washington Map Society Field Trip to Baltimore July 25, 1998.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 42 - Fall 1998

ARTICLES
Juan de la Cosa's Mapping of the Columbus Landfall. by Arne B. Molander.
The History of the United Kingdom Military Survey: 250 Years of Support for the Armed Forces. A summary by Steve Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Peter Parkinson.
The Early Mapping of Canada: An Idiosyncratic History. A summary by Steve Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Stuart Hughes.
Political Mythology in the John Potts Manuscript Map (1758) Showing Brigadier-General John Forbes's Route to Fort Duquesne. A summary by Steve Vogel of a presentation to the Society by James P. Myers, Jr.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK REVIEW
The Oxford Atlas of Exploration. (Review by Tom Sander)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, October-December 1998.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, Fall 1998 - Year 2000.
3. Map Site Seeing, key World Wide Web map sites.
4. Washington Map Society July 1998 Field Trip to Baltimore by Bert Johnson.
5. Washington Map Society Field Trip to New York City, Nov. 14, 1998.
6. Awards/Honors - Steward, Gole and Dahl.
7. The Maps of
Amistad (and Other Films).



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 43 - Winter 1998 -1999

ARTICLES
Vintage Cartography - The Use of Maps on Wine Labels, by Hubert O. Johnson
Early Maps of Africa: The Crucial Decades from 1490 to 1520, A summary by Steven J. Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Fred L. Hadsel
The World of Herman Moll, A summary by Steven J. Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Dennis Reinhartz
Henry Hudson, Hessell Gerritsz and Habbakkuk Prickett, by Douglas McNaughton
Modern-Day Historical Mapping of Rural Virginia and Maryland, by Eugene M. Scheel
A Re-discovered Plan Map of Henrico Virginia, 1613, by Douglas McNaughton

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK REVIEW
Pirî Reis and His Charts. (Review by Eric W. Wolf)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January - May 1999.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, Until the Year 2000.
3. 1998 Ristow Prize Winners Announced.
4. Virginia in Maps (coming events at the Library of VA, April 1999).
5. Map Site Seeing, key World Wide Web map sites.
6. Washington Map Society November 1998 Field Trip to New York City.
7. Ralph Ehrenberg Retires.
8. Notes from, and Travels with, the Editor.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 44 - Spring 1999

ARTICLES
Science, Giants and Gold: Juan de la Cruz Cano y Olmedilla's Mapa Geográfico de America Meridional, by Ken Mitchell. This paper is the winner of the 1998 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.
The National Palette: Painting and Map-Coloring in the Seventeenth-Century Dutch Republic, by Lisa Davis-Allen. This paper received honorable mention in the 1998 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship. Color illustrations used as figures in this article are posted on-line.
The George Washington Map Collection in the Library of Congress, by Edward Redmond.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, May 1999 - March 2000.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, Into the Year 2000.
3. Map Site Seeing, key World Wide Web map sites.
4. Notes from, and Travels with, the Editor.
5. Geography in Washington Between the Civil War and World War I.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 45 - Fall 1999

ARTICLES
Mapping Imperial Expansion: Colonial Cartography in North America and South Asia. by Lucy Chester. This paper received honorable mention in the 1998 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.
Mapping the New World: Nicolas Sanson's 'Amérique Septentrionale' and French Cartography in the Seventeenth Century. by Jennifer Turnham. This paper received honorable mention in the 1998 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.
A Map Collector Reminisces. by Eric W. Wolf.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK REVIEW
Who's Who in the History of Cartography: The International Guide to the Subject (D9) (Review by Bert Johnson).

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 1999 - May 2000.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, Into the Year 2000.
3. 2000 Ristow Prize Competition Announced.
4.
Changing Perceptions: Charting Alexandria Exhibition, Alexandria, Virginia.
5. Map Site Seeing, key World Wide Web map sites.
6. Cartographic Notes by Tom Sander.
7.
18th ICHC Athens Meeting by Bert Johnson.
8.
The Texas Map Society - Impressive Meeting, Impressive Group by Bert Johnson.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 46 - Winter 1999-2000

ARTICLES
Mapping Myths: The Cartographic Boundaries between Science and Speculation on La Condamine's Amazon, 1743-44. by Neil Safier. This paper is the winner of the 1999 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.
Commercial Cartography: 1972-1998. by Barbara A. Fine
Sex, Lies, and Old Maps: Observations on Early Maps of Virginia. by Eugene M. Scheel
John Adlum -- Tanner, Soldier, Surveyor, Cartographer, Viticulturist. by John W. Docktor.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January - May 2000.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings.
3. Ristow Prize Competition - 1999 Winners Announced.
4. 2000 Ristow Prize Competition.
5. John Hébert - New Chief Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress.
6. IMCoS Annual Symposium in Turkey. By John W. Docktor
7. Washington Map Society November 13-14, 1999 Field Trip to Colonial Williamsburg. By John Greene
8. Ca
rtographic Notes. By Tom Sander.
9. Map Site Seeing: key World Wide Web map sites.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 47 - Spring 2000

ARTICLES
Geographic Representations of the Tôkaidô from Edo to Meiji Japan. By Jilly Traganou, Ph. D. This paper received honorable mention in the 1999 Ristow Prize Competition for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship
What's New About the Vinland Map? By Douglas McNaughton
Acquisition of Cartographic Material from the Viewpoint of an Institutional Collector - The Library of Congress. By James Flatness.
The Feminine Landscape, or Gynocartography: Treating Women Like Dirt. By Dr. Darby Lewes.

CD-ROM REVIEW
The British Library Map Catalogue on CD-ROM (Review by John W. Docktor).

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, May - September 2000.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, Into the Year 2001.
3. New Washington Map Society Membership Chair - Bert Johnson.
4. Ristow Prize Competition 2000.
5. Map Site Seeing, key World Wide Web map sites.
6. Cartographic Notes by Thomas F. Sander.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 48 - Fall 2000

ARTICLES
The Luso-Hispanic World in Maps in the Collections of the Library of Congress by John Hébert and Anthony Mullan.
The Relation of 16th Century Virginian Cartography to the Mapping of the Pacific. by Richard Casten
The Kanawha/New River on Mid Eighteenth Century Maps by Emerson Knapp
The 1477 Columbus Voyage to North America by Arne B. Molander

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK REVIEWS
Cristóbal Colón, Originario de Ibiza y Criptojudío (Review by John Hébert)
Early Mapping of Southeast Asia (Review by Robert Highbarger)
Tours et Contours de la Terre... (Review by Eric W. Wolf)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings , September 2000 - February 2001.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings.
3. 2001 Ristow Prize Competition.
4. SHD Coming to Washington D.C. October 2000
5. Research at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum - November 2000 Field Trip
6. Annual Society Dinner Meeting, May 2000 (Four Presentations: P.J. Mode - Map of the Landings Made in England and Ireland from William the Conquerer to Our Times; John Docktor - Map of York, England; Michael S. Hirsch - Alexis Hubert Jaillot map of North America; and Edward J. Redmond - The First Map of George Washington's River Farm).
7. Texas Map Society's Spring 2000 Meeting, by Bert Johnson
8. Joint Meeting of Phillips Society and California Map Society, by Steve Vogel
9. Sheikh Sultan, Emir of Sharjah, on the Name of the Gulf, by Bert Johnson
10. IMCoS London Weekend, June 2-4, 2000, by John Docktor
11. Cartographic Notes by Thomas F. Sander
12. Map Site Seeing, key World Wide Web map sites.
13. Rodney Shirley's Ten Key Points for Map Collectors.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 49 - Winter 2000-2001

ARTICLES
The Atlases of A. J. Johnson. by Ira S. Lourie
Survey and Resurvey of the Fairfax Line. by David Lee Ingram
Old Maps of Cuba. By Emilio Cueto
The Classical Atlas Project - Mapping the Greek and Roman World: Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. By Steve Vogel.
The New Quads Ain't What They Used to Be. by Eugene M. Scheel
The Cartographic Community: Through a Glass, Oddly. (A Look at The Island of Lost Maps) by Hubert O. Johnson

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK/CD-ROM REVIEWS
Virginia in Maps: Four Centuries of Settlement, Growth, and Development. (Review by Margaret B. Pritchard)
The Piri Reis Map of 1513. (Review by Svat Soucek)
The Map Collector Library Series, Antique Map Reference CD-ROM 2000, Heritage Map Museum. (Review by John W. Docktor)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January- May 2001.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings.
3. 2001 Ristow Prize Competition.
4.
Extravaganza, Indeed: The October 2000 Garrett Lectures and Texas Map Society Meeting. By Alice Hudson and Bert Johnson
5.
The Stewart Museum Globe Symposium, October 19-22, 2000. By John W. Docktor
6. Map Site Seeing, key World Wide Web map sites.
7. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander (Includes a summary of the IMCoS Annual Symposium in Iceland, September 2000).



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 50 - Spring 2001

ARTICLES
Conservation from the Curator's and Collector's Point of View. By Patricia Molen van Ee
The Evolution of Geography and GIS: What It Means. A meeting summary by Steven Vogel
The Portolan at 50. By the Portolan Editors
The Depiction of Florida on the Early Conte Ottomano Freducci Map. By Douglas T. Peck
Moving Forward Towards A Backward Look at the City of Alexandria: The Alexandria Archaeology Museum. By Norman Z. Cherkis

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK/CD-ROM REVIEWS
The Greek Portolan Charts: 15th - 17th Centuries. (Review by Richard Pflederer)
The Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. (Review by Bert Johnson)
Descriptions of Slovenia on Military Maps of 1763-1787. (Review by Stephen Paczolt)
Records and History of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) CD-ROM. (Review by Paul Dyson and Stacy Hoppen)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, May - September 2001.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings.
3. 2001 Ristow Prize Competition.
4.
Principles of Collecting. By John Hyman
5. H-DC Discussion List
6. Cumming Map Society.
7. Map Site Seeing: key World Wide Web map sites.
8. Cartographic Notes. By Thomas F. Sander.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 51 - Fall 2001

ARTICLES
Group Portrait at Age 21: The Members of the WMS. By Bert Johnson
NIMA's Role in the Dayton Peace Accords. By Representatives of the National Imagery and Mapping Agency. A meeting summary by Steven J.Vogel.
The Hebrew Holy Land Map of Avraham bar Ya'acov, Amsterdam, 1695. By Harold Brodsky. A meeting summary by Steven J. Vogel.
The Map Auction Business Today: Cartography from the Fiat Lux Library. By Dale Sorenson and Eric W. Wolf
Afryqah (Africa): The E-Book and the History. By Pierre Sales

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK/CD-ROM REVIEWS
Maps of Africa to 1900. (Review by Richard L. Betz)
Maps of the California Trail. (Review by Charles A. Burroughs)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 2001 - January 2002.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings.
3. 2002 Ristow Prize Competition.
4.
At the Edge of the World: Mapping Scotland Exhibition
5.
WMS Annual Business Meeting - May 17, 2001. by Steven J. Vogel
6. Heading West: Mapping the Territory. WMS Field Trip to NY City. By John W. Docktor
7.
19th Int'l Conference on the History of Cartography - Madrid July 2001. by Bert Johnson and John W. Docktor.
8. Map Site Seeing: key World Wide Web map sites.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 52 - Winter 2001-2002

ARTICLES
September 11, 2001 Aboard the Half Moon. By William T. (Chip) Reynolds.
Piri Reis's Book on Navigation (Kitab-i Bahriye) as a Geography Handbook: Ottoman Efforts to produce an Atlas during the Reign of Sultan Mehmed IV (1648-1687),By Dimitris K. Loupis. This paper is the winner of the 2001 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.
"From that Last Point, the Line is Less Exact." The Problem of Cartography Prior to the Louisiana Purchase. By Michael Kimaid. This paper received honorable mention in the 2001 Ristow Prize Competition for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.
Maps with a Message: Categorizing the Works of Heinrich Scherer. By John Greene.
Washington Map Society Field Trip to the National Geographic Society. By Steven Vogel.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January - May 2002.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings.
3. 2001 Ristow Prize Winners Announced.
4. 2002 Ristow Prize Competition.
5. At the Edge of the World: Mapping Scotland Exhibition
6. President's Note - September 11.
7. How to Attend a Map Fair. By Steven Ellsworth.
8. Chicago Area Cartographic Events - October 2001. By John W. Docktor.
9. Fall 2001 Meeting of the Texas Map Society by Bert Johnson.
10. Map Site Seeing: Key World Wide Web map sites.
11. Cartographic Notes. By Thomas F. Sander.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 53 - Spring 2002

ARTICLES
A Case
Study of Transition from Mental Map to Web Based Mapping in Papua New Guinea for Cartographic Education By Tine Ningal. This paper received honorable mention in the 2001 Ristow Prize Competition for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.
Russian Traditional Cartography of the Seventeenth Century and the Importance of Semen Ul'yanovich Remezov and his Drawing Books of Siberia. By Alexey V. Postnikov
The "Diderot" Maps. By William J. Warren
Humphrey Cole and His Map of the Holy Land. By John W. Docktor
The Texas Adopt-A-Map Program. By Bert Johnson
The Miami International Map Fair From the Perspective of a "First-Timer". By David Hubbard

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK/CD-ROM REVIEWS
La Gran Linea. (Review by Walter Wilson)
Kitchener's Survey of Cyprus 1878-1883. (Review by Bert Johnson)
Reality as Representation. (Review by Lisa Davis-Allen)
The Extraordinary Voyage of Pytheas the Greek. (Review by Arne Molander)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, May - September 2002.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings.
3. 2002 Ristow Prize Competition.
4. Pre 20
th Century Women in Cartography.
5. International Map Dealers Association Being Formed.
6. Spotlight on the Membership - WMS Members McIntire, Velilla and Warren
7.
Texas Map Society Spring 2002 Meeting. By Bert Johnson.
8. Map Site Seeing: Key World Wide Web map sites.
9. Cartographic Notes. By Thomas F. Sander.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 54 - Fall 2002

ARTICLES
The Traditional Cartography of Islamic Classical Societies. By Dr. Cyrus Ala'i
Caring for Maps on Paper. By Heather Egan Wanser (includes guide to Preservation and Conservation Resources)
The Cartographic Traveler. By Thomas F. Sander
Putting 'Little' Washington on the Map. By Eugene M. Scheel
The Shapes of Texas - The Cartographic Evolution of an Icon. By Walt Wilson
Private Collectors and Collections on the Virginia Tidewater Peninsula. By Pearce S. Grove
Maps and Friends in Petersburg and Richmond. A Meeting of the Cumming Map Society By James (Hal) Hardaway

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK/CD-ROM REVIEWS
Maps of Medieval Thought - The Hereford Paradigm. and A Wheel of Memory - The Hereford Mappemundi. CD-ROM. (Combined Review by Evelyn Edson)
Seeing Through Maps. (Review by Eric W. Wolf)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 2002 - January 2003.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings.
3. 2003 Ristow Prize Competition.
4. In Memory of Alice Theodora Merten Rechlin Perkins. By Barbara Adele Fine
5.
Putting Lancaster on the Map. By John W. Docktor
6. WMS Annual Business Meeting of May 16, 2002. Notes by Steve Vogel.
7.
20th International Conference on the History of Cartography 2003. By Bert Johnson
8. Spotlight on the Membership - WMS Members Blake, Bornholt and Lange.
9. Walter C. McCrone Dies at 86.
10. Map Site Seeing: Key World Wide Web map sites.
11. Cartographic Notes. By Thomas F. Sander.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 55 - Winter 2002-2003

ARTICLES
Finding the Overseer's House at George Washington's Union Farm. By Patrick L. O'Neill
Bringing the Past Forward: Historical Maps on the Internet. By David Rumsey
eBay - a Guide for Map Collectors By Bert Johnson
Truth and Beauty--The Real World of Maps [Maps on Silk]. By Lori Geissenhainer
Visualizing U.S. Geographies: The Statistical Atlas Breakthrough of 1870 and Today's Opportunities. By Donald C. Dahmann

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK/CD-ROM REVIEWS
Degrees of Latitude: Mapping Colonial America (Review by Barbara B. McCorkle)
The Hereford Map (Review by Dr. Daniel K. Connolly)
Some Ideas about the Far South Before the Western European Age of Discovery. (Review by Norman Z. Cherkis)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January - May 2003.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings.
3. 2003 Ristow Prize Competition.
4. 2002 Ristow Prize Winners Announced.
5. Texas 2002 Cartographic History Spectacular. By Bert Johnson
6. Map Symposium on Colonial America. By Thomas F. Sander
7. 20th ICHC: The New England Conference Takes Shape. By Bert Johnson
8. IMCoS Annual Symposium in Amsterdam 2002. By Thomas F. Sander
9. Spotlight on the Membership - WMS Members Goodrich, Hadsel & Hudson
10. Map Site Seeing: Key World Wide Web map sites.
11. Cartographic Notes. By Thomas F. Sander.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 56 - Spring 2003

ARTICLES
The Island Book of Henricus Martellus. By Rushika February Hage [This paper received honorable mention in the 2002 Ristow Prize Competition for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.]
James Wilson and the Early American Globe Makers. By Dr. David Jaffee
The 1511 Peter Martyr Map Revisited. By Douglas T. Peck
Wellman Chamberlin, Cartographer. By Eugene M. Scheel
Maps at Mr. Jefferson's University. The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library. By Joel Kovarsky
WMS Harpers Ferry Field Trip to National Park Service Interpretive Design Center. By Steve Vogel

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK/CD-ROM REVIEW
Antique Map Price Record CD-ROM (Review by John Greene)
Washington in Maps (Review by Alice C. Hudson)
Mapping the West (Review by Paula Rebert)
Painted Prints: The Revelation of Color (Review by William C. Wooldridge)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, May-September 2003.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings.
3. 2003 Ristow Prize Competition.
4. Cumming Map Society Oct 2002 meeting in Davidson, NC by Jay Lester
5. IMCoS 22nd Annual Symposium - Cyprus by Bert Johnson
6. Spotlight on the Membership - WMS Members Furno, Nazarewicz, Raphaely
7. Map Site Seeing: Key World Wide Web map sites.
8. Cartographic Notes. By Thomas F. Sander.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 57 - Fall 2003

ARTICLES
Maps from the Colonial Williamsburg Collection. By Margaret Beck Pritchard
Map Powder Horns OR Powder Horn Maps. By Dan Trachtenberg
A New View of the World: John P. Snyder and the Space Oblique Mercator Projection. By John W. Hessler
ICHC 2003: An After Action Report. By Bert Johnson et al
Quantico - Expanding a U.S. Marine Corps Base. by Eugene M. Scheel
Croatia - Returning for the Maps. by Thomas F. Sander
Quivira - The Legend and the Wine. By Henry Wendt
Texas Map Postcards Revisited: Much more than Ephemera. By Dennis Reinhartz
Online Gazetteers. by Julie Sweetkind-Singer

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK/MAP REVIEWS
Four Colors Suffice: How the Map Problem was Solved by Robin Wilson (Review by Dorothy Raphaely)
Les Plans de Paris by Jean Boutier (Review by Ed Dahl)
The A to Z of Antique Prints and Maps by Donald Cresswell and Christopher Lane (Review by John Docktor)
Mercator - The Man who Mapped the Planet by Nicholas Crane (Review by Fred Hadsel)
Petermann's Planet: A Guide to German Handatlases and their Siblings by Jürgen Espenhorst (Review by Eric Wolf)
Measuring America: How an Untamed Wilderness Shaped the United States and Fulfilled the Promise of Democracy by Andro Linklater (Review by David Ingram)
History Map: John Wilkes Booth Escape Route by Kieran McAuliffe (Review by Earl McElfresh)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 2003 - January 2004.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings.
3. 2004 Ristow Prize Competition.
4. Maps from Colonial Williamsburg at the DAR Museum
5. Important Maps Gifted to the Virginia Historical Society
6.
The Peak Gift of Map Stamps to the WMS by Paul Peak as told to Tom Sander
7. Spotlight on the Membership - WMS Members Kanter, Pritchard, Whitten
8. Map Site Seeing: Key World Wide Web map sites.



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 58 - Winter 2003-2004

ARTICLES
On the Invention of Photolithography as Applied to Map Making by Dr. Ian Mumford
Recognizing a New Genre: The Large-Scale, Local Map of the Mid-19th Century by Robert Craig
Finding and Charting the World's Time by Dr. Ian Bartky
Maps and TV's Antiques Roadshow by Dr. Don Cresswell
The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal by Prof. (Ret.) Paul McDermott
IMCoS 2003 in Cyprus by Hubert O. Johnson

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK/MAP REVIEWS
The Maryland State Archives Atlas of Historical Maps of Maryland 1608-1908 by Edward Papenfuse and Joseph Coale (Reviewer: William A. Stanley)
The Mismapping of America by Seymour Schwartz (Reviewer: Richard Stephenson)
Erikson, Eskimos & Columbus by James Enterline (Reviewer: Arne Molander)
Four Maps:
Iran and Tehran by Gitashenasi Cartographic & Geographical Institute (Reviewed by a Washington Map Society member)
Map:
Lewis & Clark and the Louisiana Purchase by Earl McElfresh (Reviewer: Dr. Charles E. White)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January-May 2004
2. Exhibitions and Meetings
3. Ristow Prize Winners 2004
4. 2004 Ristow Prize Competition
5. A Gift of Maps to the Library of Virginia
6. WMS Anniversary Weekend May 20-22, 2004
7. Herb Spira Obituary
8. WMS/LC Nov. 1, 2003 Workshop on the History of Cartography
9. Washington Map Society Business Meeting - May 15, 2003
10. Spotlight on the Membership - WMS Members Betz, McCorkle, Papenfuse
11. Map Site Seeing: Key World Wide Web map sites
12. Cartographic Notes. By Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 59 - Spring 2004

ARTICLES
A Humboltian Science Framework for William Whewell's Maps of the Oceanic Tides by Ben Sheesley (This paper is the winner of the 2003 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.)
Maps & Genealogy: The Irish Map Project at the Library of Congress by Patrick Dempsey, Kathryn Engstrom, Eileen McConnell and Steve Vogel
Historical Maps of Afghanistan in the Collections of the Library of Congress by Cynthia Cook
Historical Maps as Evidence by Louis De Vorsey

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK/MAP REVIEWS
Charting Louisiana: Charting Louisiana: Five Hundred Years of Maps (Reviewer: Dennis Reinhartz)
Tooley's Dictionary of Map Makers - Revised Edition: Volumes A-D, E-J, K-P (Reviewer: Eric Wolf)
Journal of the Croatian Cartographic Society - Volume 1 (Reviewer: Joel Morrison)
Two Books of
Maps of Cyprus [Maps of Cyprus from the Collections of the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation and Sweet Land of Cyprus: The European Cartography of Cyprus (15th-19th Century) from the Sylvia Ioannou Collection](Reviewer: Bert Johnson)
The World Through Maps: A History of Cartography (Reviewer Eric Wolf)
Atlas der österreichischen Gemütlichkeit, 1800-1918 (Reviewer: Eric Wolf)
Theater Map of the Gettysburg Campaign 1863. Map by Earl McElfresh (Reviewers: Ronald L. Paul and David R. Boyd)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, May-September 2004
2. Exhibitions and Meetings
3. 2004 Ristow Prize Competition
4. WMS Anniversary Symposium and Celebration May 20-22, 2004
5.
IMCoS 2004 in Italy by Bert Johnson
6.
Spotlight on the FOUNDING Membership - Abbey, Fondersmith, Grim, Ristow, Wolter
7. Map Site Seeing: Key World Wide Web map sites
8. Cartographic Notes. By Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 60 - Fall 2004

ARTICLES
Russian Navy Mapping Activities in the Eastern and Southern Mediterranean (Late 18th Century) by Mitia Frumin (This paper is the winner of Honorable Mention in the 2003 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.)
General Lee's Forgotten Mapmaker: Major Albert H. Campbell and the Department of Northern Virginia's Topographical Department by Richard W. Stephenson
Portolan Charts: The Key to Navigation in the Mediterranean and Beyond by Richard Pflederer
Experimental Cartography in the Palestine Campaign, 1915-1918 by Dov Gavish
"In der Vergulde Sonnewijser" (In the Golden Sundial): a Biography of Willem Janszoon Blaeu (1571-1638) by Mark P. Kumler

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK/CD-ROM REVIEWS
A Railroad Atlas of the United States in 1946 (Volume 1 - The Mid-Atlantic States) (Reviewer: John F. Baesch)
Journey into Africa: The Life and Death of Keith Johnston, Scottish Cartographer and Explorer (1844-79) (Reviewer: Wulf Bodenstein)
Late 19th Century Atlases of Massachusetts Counties on CD - 1876 F. W. Beers Atlas of Essex County CD-ROM (Reviewer: Clarence E. Kylander)
The Road to There: Mapmakers and their Stories (Reviewer: Marianne M. McKee)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 2004-January 2005
2. Exhibitions and Meetings
3. 2005 Ristow Prize Competition
4. WMS Anniversary Symposium and Celebration May 20-22, 2004 by Thomas F. Sander
5. ICHC 2005 by Bert Johnson
6. "The Map Makers" - on the TV History Channel
7. BIMCC 6th Anniversary Meeting in Brussels by Thomas F. Sander
8. Maps at the National Library of China by Thomas F. Sander
9. Spotlight on the WMS Membership - McAuliffe, Pool, Severy
10. Map Site Seeing: Key World Wide Web map sites
11. Cartographic Notes by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 61 - Winter 2004-2005

ARTICLES
Record of an Ideal: Father Francesco Giuseppe Bressani's 1657 Map of New France by Louis Cardinal
A Tribute to David Woodward by Kenneth Nebenzahl
Normandy Maps and Models by Peter Hesse
Ortelius's Chesapeake by William C. Wooldridge
Discovery of the New World Through Old Maps by Wes Brown
Historic Maps of Russia, by Steve Boulay

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK/CD-ROM REVIEWS
Early Mapping of the Pacific (Reviewer: Bill Warren)
Cartographica Extraordinaire (Reviewer: Joel Kovarsky)
Washington Images: Rare Maps and Prints from the Albert H. Small Collection (Rev: John Fondersmith)
Das neu entdeckte Schlarraffenland (Reviewer: Eric Wolf)
C&O Canal Map (Reviewer: Ralph Ehrenberg)
McElfresh Map of Normandy June 2004 (Reviewer: Peter Hesse)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January - May 2005
2. Exhibitions and Meetings
3. 2004 Ristow Prize - Announcement of Winner
4. 2005 Ristow Prize Competition
5.
IMCoS in Italy 2004 By Bert Johnson
6
. Two Dozen Suggestions for ICHC 2005 by Bert Johnson
7. A Copperplate Special at the Library of Virginia
8
. WMS Business Meeting of March 25, 2004 by Steve Vogel
9.
Spotlight on the WMS Membership - Covington, Enggass, and McKee
10. Map Site Seeing: Key World Wide Web map sites
11. Cartographic Notes by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 62 - Spring 2005

ARTICLES
Mapping Science and Myth on the Holy Mountain:  Renaissance and Enlightenment Visions of Mount Athos by Veronica dellaDora (This paper is the winner of the 2004 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.)
A Condensed Digital Travelers Guide: Web Resources for Map Collectors & Enthusiasts by Joel Kovarsky
Chinese Maps in the Library of Congress by Xiaocong Li
Rodney Shirley's Ten Key Points for Map Collectors
Early Detailed Map of Loudoun County Virginia by Eugene Scheel
J. H. Colton's Territories of New Mexico and Utah by Wesley A. Brown

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK/CD-ROM REVIEWS
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers - Vol IV Q-Z(Reviewer: Eric Wolf)
Washington Through Two Centuries: History in Maps and Images (Reviewer: Dennis Gurtz)
Mapping the Silk Road and Beyond; 2000 Years of Exploring the East (Reviewer: Howard Lange) 
AmericaDiscovered - A Historical Atlas of North American Exploration (Reviewer: Charles Burroughs)
Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer (Rev: Joel Kovarsky)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, April - September 2005
2. Exhibitions and Meetings
3. Letters to the Editor
4. 2005 Ristow Prize Competition
5.
Last Call for ICHC 2005 in Budapest by Bert Johnson
6
.Impressions of the Rocky Mountain Map Fair by Howard Lange
7.
IMCoS in Denver - September 2005 by Wes Brown
8
. Maps at Libraries in Brussels and Tervuren, Belgium by Thomas F. Sander
9.
Looking for Maps on Stone in Washington by John Fondersmith
10.
Spotlight on the WMS Membership - Golden, Hirsch, Poling
11. Map Site Seeing: Key World Wide Web map sites
12. Cartographic Notes by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 63 - Fall 2005

ARTICLES
Contesting Spatial Order: Merchant Geography in Late-Ming China, by Yongtao Du (This paper won Honorable Mention in the 2003 competition for the Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.)
Early Mapping of the Pacific, by Thomas Suarez
An Annotated List of Reference Books for the Antiquarian Map Collector, by Joel Kovarsky
Missa de la Mapa Mundi - A Cartophonic Mystery, by Bert Johnson

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK REVIEWS:
Rhumb Lines and Map Wars (Reviewer: Waldo Tobler)
Maps, Myths and Men: The Story of the Vinland Map (Reviewer: Bill Warren)
Atlas of Palestine (Reviewer: Bill Stanley)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 2005 - January 2006
2. Exhibitions and Meetings
3. Letters to the Editor
4. 2006 Ristow Prize Competition
5.
The Future of the Washington Map Society, by Bronson Percival
6.
WMS Business Meeting of March 17, 2005, by Steve Vogel
7.
The Voorhees Lecture Series, by Steve Vogel
8.
WMS Saturday Seminars Continue to Capture Interest, by Ray Wolf
9.
John Garver, a remembrance, by Bob Rhodes
10.
Eleanor Abbey - A Charter Member's Memories, by Bill Stanley
11. Spotlight on the Membership -
Kit Goodwin, Jay Lester, Eric Wolf
12. Map Site Seeing: Key World Wide Web map sites
13. Cartographic Notes by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 64 - Winter 2005-2006

ARTICLES
Cartographic First Fruits of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, by James V. Walker
The United States Post Office Department, Division of Topography and its Role in the Establishment of Rural Free Delivery, by Virginia Mason
The State Department's Office of the Geographer: History and Current Activities, by Leo Dillon

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK REVIEWS:
The Commerce of Cartography : Making and Marketing Maps in Eighteenth-Century France and England (Reviewer: Alice Hudson)
The Marvel of Maps - Art, Cartography and Politics in Renaissance Italy (Reviewer: Robert Highbarger)
You are Here (Reviewer: Joel Kovarsky)
Captain Cook: Explorations and Reassessments (Reviewer: Gary Fitzpatrick)
Freedom's Tracks: A Map of the Underground Railway (Reviewers: David Boyd & Ron Paul)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January - May 2006
2. Exhibitions and Meetings
3. Letters to the Editor
4. Winners of 2005 Ristow Prize Competition Announced
5. 2006 Ristow Prize Competition
6. WMS Feb 17, 2005 Member Map Evening, by Steve Vogel
7. WMS May 21, 2005 Field trip to Antietam and Frederick by Bob Rhodes and Bill Stanley
8. ICHC Budapest, by Bert Johnson
9. IMCoS Denver, by John Docktor
10. Upper Canada Map Society, by Megan Webster
11. Vavra Addresses the Cumming Map Society in North Carolina, by Jay Lester
12. 12 Steps to Enjoying a Map Fair, by John Lyons
13. Spotlight on the Membership - Norm Cherkis, Don Cresswell, Paula Rebert
14. Map Site Seeing: Key World Wide Web map sites
15. Cartographic Notes by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 65 - Spring 2006

ARTICLES
Alan Voorhees - A Dual Remembrance by Marianne McKee and Gary Fitzpatrick
The Decorated Hearts of Orance Fine: The 1531 Double Cordiform Map of the World, by Ruth E. Watson. 2005 Ristow Prize winning article
Unveiling Vietnam - The Maps of Alexandre de Rhodes by Harold E. Meinheit
Karl Kirchwey's "The Geographer's Line": Maps, Poetry, and Lewis & Clark by Adele Haft
Early Mapping of Fauquier County, Virginia by Eugene Scheel

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK REVIEWS:
The Map Book (Reviewer: Earl McElfresh)
Mapping the World: An Illustrated History of Cartography (Reviewer: Richard Stephenson)
General Maps of Persia, 1477-1925 (Reviewer: Bert Johnson)
Five Centuries of Maps & Charts of Croatia (Reviewer: Thomas Sander)
Mapping and Empire: Soldier-Engineers on the Southwestern Frontier (Reviewer: Myron West)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, May - September 2006
2. Death Notice - Walter W. Ristow
3. Exhibitions and Meetings
4. Letters to the Editor
5. 2006 Ristow Prize Competition
6. WMS Field Trip to Washington DC's National Building Museum
7. A Visit to the Bodleian Library, Oxford University, by Thomas Sander
8. NOAA Heritage Week, by Bill Stanley
9. Map Site Seeing: Key World Wide Web map sites
10. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander
11. Spotlight on the WMS Membership - Louis De Vorsey, Darline Hannabass, Bob Highbarger



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 66 - Fall 2006

ARTICLES
Remembering Walter Ristow
--
Walter W. Ristow's Legacy 1908-2006 by Ralph E. Ehrenberg
--
Personal Reminiscences by Richard W. Stephenson
--
Remembrance of Walter W. Ristow by John A. Wolter
--List of Publications by Walter W. Ristow by Ralph E. Ehrenberg
Mythical Lands in Early Cartography: An Opportune Tool for Promotion of Exploration and Colonization by Douglas T. Peck
Marching with John W. Donn and Frederic W. Dorr: A Reminiscence of a Civil War Topographer by Albert E. Theberge
The Battlefield Survey of Chattanooga by Michael Buehler and Henry Taliaferro
An Introduction to Historical Carto-Philately by Alf Jordan
Map Dealer Catalogues by Michael Hirsch

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK REVIEWS:
The Mapmaker's Eye (Reviewer: Ralph Ehrenberg)
Journeys of the Imagination (Reviewer: Marianne McKee)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 2006- January 2007
2. President's Welcome Letter, by William A. Stanley
3. Exhibitions and Meetings
4. Map Site Seeing
5. 2007 Ristow Prize Competition
6. Map Conference in North Carolina November 2006, by Jay Lester
7. WMS Annual Dinner, May 2006, by William A. Stanley
8. IMCoS 2007 in Guatemala, by Jens Bornholt
9. ICHC 2007 in Berne, Switzerland, by Bert Johnson
10. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander
11. Spotlight on the WMS Membership - Wulf Bodenstein, Marianne Hinckle, Nancy Orlando



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 67 - Winter 2006

ARTICLES
Mapping the Peace: American Cartographers and Statemakers at Versailles by Patrick McLaughlin
Royal Thai Maps of the Nineteenth Century by Eugene Scheel
Mapping Persia by Cyrus Alai
Rare Map Cataloging: A Case of Special Considerations by Joel Kovarsky and Maryke Barber
Klondike Road Maps: Selling Comfort and Convenience on the Route(s) to the Gold Fields by Ian Burnette

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
A regular feature in
The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.

BOOK REVIEWS:
Northern Eurasia in Medieval Cartography (Reviewer: Evelyn Edson)
Cartographies of Travel and Navigation (Reviewer: John Cloud)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January - May 2007
2. President's Winter Letter, by William A. Stanley
3. Exhibitions and Meetings
4. Map Site Seeing
5. Letters to the Editor
6. 2006 Ristow Prize Winners Announced
7. 2007 Ristow Prize Competition
8. Ten Key Points for Map Collectors, by Rodney Shirley
9. WMS Annual Business Meeting, April 20, 2006, by Steven J. Vogel
10. Tenth Anniversary of
www.washmap.org by John W. Docktor
11. 22nd ICHC Takes Shape in Berne by Bert Johnson
12. Spotlight on the WMS Membership - Kris Butler, Bert Johnson, Barry Ruderman
13. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 68 - Spring 2007

ARTICLES
"Give me the map there": King Lear and Cartographic Literacy in Early Modern England by Gavin Hollis. Winner 2006 Ristow Prize Competition
The Bucholtz - Ludwig Map of Virginia and its Successors, 1858-1868 by William Wooldridge
No Man's Island of Fairfax County, Virginia by Eugene Scheel

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
Due to the illness of its contributor Eric Wolf, this regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is not appearing in this issue of The Portolan. A successor is sought to contribute this listing in the future.

MAP REVIEW:
The Maps of Company Commander-Europe 1944 & 1945 (Reviewer: Bob Rhodes)

BOOK REVIEWS:
Surveying the Shore - Historic Maps of Coastal Massachusetts 1600-1930 (Reviewer: Mike Buehler)
The Sovereign Map - Theoretical Approaches in Cartography throughout History (Reviewer: J. B. Post)
A Survey of Palestine under the British Mandate, 1920-1948 (Reviewer: Ralph Ehrenberg)
Cartographies of Tsardom- The Land and its Meanings in Seventeenth-Century Russia (Reviewer: Leonid Chekin)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, May- September 2007
2. President's Spring 2007 Letter, by William A. Stanley
3. Exhibitions and Meetings
4. Map Site Seeing
5. Fry-Jefferson Map Society Formed at Library of Virginia, by Luke Vavra
6. 2007 Ristow Prize Competition
7. DC Mayor Tony Williams Addresses the WMS, by Steven Vogel
8. Ptolemy & Copernicus, An exhibit of maps, by Joyce Gross
9. Final Call for ICHC in Berne, by Bert Johnson
10. Festival of Maps, Chicago, by Thomas F. Sander
11. Spotlight on the WMS Membership - Roger Baskes, Bill Doying, Barbara Keck
12. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 69 - Fall 2007

ARTICLES
REFLECTIONS ON THE LIFE OF ERIC W. WOLF
       Eric W. Wolf, 1922-2007 by Robert Highbarger
       Eric W. Wolf's Professional Contributions by Ralph E. Ehrenberg
Navigating Tasman's 1642 Voyage of Exploration: Cartographic Instruments and Navigational Decisions by Avan Judd Stallard
MAPPING MARYLAND
       Putting Maryland on the Map by Edward Papenfuse
       The Huntingfield Collection of Maryland Maps by Russell Morrison

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, resumes in this issue under the direction of Joel Kovarsky

BOOK REVIEWS:
Was Australia Charted before 1606? (Reviewer: Henry Steward)
Cyprus 1542: The Great Map of the Island (Reviewer: Bert Johnson)
Charts of War (Reviewer: Richard Pflederer)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 2007 - January 2008
2. President's Fall 2007 Letter, by William A. Stanley
3. Exhibitions and Meetings
4. Map Site Seeing
5. Letters to the Editor
6. 2008 Ristow Prize Competition
7. Formatting Europe - Mapping a Continent, by Wulf Bodenstein
8. Festival of Maps, Chicago, by Kenneth Nebenzahl
9. Spotlight on the WMS Membership - William Anderson, Sanford Bederman, Curt & Marti Griggs
10. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 70 - Winter 2007

ARTICLES
Latin Texts on Old Maps: Elementary Latin grammar and cartographic word lists, by Peter van der Krogt
Putting America on the Map: The Achievement of Medieval Mapmakers, by Evelyn Edson
Exploring the Early Americas - An Exhibit at the Library of Congress, by Arthur Dunkelman
ICHC 2007 in Berne, by Bert Johnson
IMCoS 2007 in Guatemala, by Barbara Keck
On the Waldseemüller Trail, by Thomas Sander

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This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is under the direction of Joel Kovarsky.

BOOK REVIEWS:
The World Map: 1300-1492 (Reviewer: Tom Conley)
London: A Life in Maps (Reviewer: Peter Porrazzo)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, January - May 2008
2. President's Winter 2007 Letter, by William A. Stanley
3. Exhibitions and Meetings
4. Map Site Seeing
5. Introducing Peter Porrazzo, by William A. Stanley
6. Ristow Prize Winners 2007 Announced
7. Letters to the Editor
8. Ristow Prize Competition 2008
9. WMS Annual Business Meeting - April 29, 2007, by Steven Vogel
10. WMS Annual Dinner - May 18, 2007, by Thomas Sander
11. Newspaper Maps: WMS Visits the Washington Post - October 27, 2007, by Howard Lange
12. Spotlight on the WMS Membership - Evelyn Edson, Stephen Hanly, Nikolas Schiller
13. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 71 - Spring 2008

ARTICLES
Mapping for Peace: The American Inquiry and the Paris Peace Conference, 1918-1919 by Wesley J. Reisser - Winner 2007 Ristow Prize Competition
Henry F. Walling and the Mapping of New England's Towns, 1849-1857 by Michael Buehler
The Obscure Amos Lay: An Early Nineteenth-Century American Cartographer by David Y. Allen
Carto-Cravatia (Map Ties) by Leonard A. Rothman

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This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is under the direction of Joel Kovarsky.

BOOK REVIEWS:
Cartographia - Mapping Civilizations (Reviewer: William Browder)
Maps - Finding our Place in the World (Reviewer: Bert Johnson)
Leo Belgicus (Reviewer: Bruce van Roy)
Star Maps - History, Artistry and Cartography (Reviewer: Deborah Warner)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, April - October 2008
2. President's Spring 2008 Letter, by William A. Stanley
3. Exhibitions and Meetings
4. Map Site Seeing
5. Letters to the Editor
6. Ristow Prize Competition 2008
7.
Baltimore Festival of Maps by Bert Johnson
8. Spotlight on the WMS Membership - Lynda Petrie, Leonard Rothman, Martin Torodash
9. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 72 - Fall 2008

ARTICLES
A City in Transition: Mapping the Nation's Capital from Civil War to the Creation of a Comprehensive Plan, 1861 - 1902 by Richard Stephenson
Dating Old Maps with the Print Clock. by Blair Hedges
William Bollaert's 1842-1844 Texas Field Map by Patrick L. O'Neill

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This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is under the direction of Joel Kovarsky.

BOOK REVIEWS:
Fra Mauro's World Map (Reviewer: Richard Betz)
The Naming of America (Reviewer: Peter Porrazzo)
Boston and Beyond (Reviewer: Ky Kylander)
Les cartes portolanes (Reviewer: Dick Pflederer)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 2008 - January 2009
2. President's Fall 2008 Letter, by Howard Lange
3. Exhibitions and Meetings
4. Map Site Seeing
5. Ristow Prize Competition 2009
6. The Ristow Prize: Doing What It Was Meant To Do by Bert Johnson
7. WMS Annual Business Meeting - 17 April 2008 by Steve Vogel
8. WMS Field Trip to Charlottesville Virginia, by Joe Ruth
9. ICHC 2009 in Copenhagen by Bert Johnson
10. Spotlight on the WMS Membership - P. J. Mode, Heather Wanser, Megan Webster
11. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 73 - Winter 2008

ARTICLES
The Reverend Thomas Wakefield: Unsung Geographer and Mapmaker in Late 19th Century Kenya by Sanford H. Bederman
A Glimpse into Vietnam's Turbulent 19th Century by Harold E. Meinheit
Beautiful Symmetry: John Melish, Material Culture, and Map Interpretation by Martin Brückner
The Map That Bombed the Chinese Embassy by Walter E. Wilson
Navarrete and the Manufactured Columbus Landfall Problem: A Result of Ignoring Prime Cartographical Evidence by Douglas T. Peck

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This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is compiled by Joel Kovarsky.

BOOK REVIEWS:
Mapping a Continent - A Historical Atlas of North America, 1492-1814 (Reviewer: Stephen Nagler)
Testarossa (Reviewer: William T. Reynolds)
America on the Map (Reviewer: Brock Covington)
A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World (Reviewer: Dan Trachtenberg)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, December 2008 - May 2009
2. President's Winter 2008 Letter, by Howard Lange
3. Exhibitions and Meetings
4. Map Site Seeing
5. Ristow Prize 2008 Winners Announced.
6. Ristow Prize Competition 2009
7.
WMS Annual Dinner, May 2008 by Thomas Sander
8.
WMS Field Trip to the Baltimore Festival of Maps, May 2008 by Thomas Sander
9.
ICHC 23: Copenhagen Update by Bert Johnson
10.
How to Attend a Map Fair by Steven Ellsworth
11. Spotlight on the WMS Membership - Rand Burnette, William Ginsberg, and J. Andrew Hutchinson
12. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 74 - Spring 2009

ARTICLES
Mapping Identity: Defining Community in the Culhuacán Map of the Relaciones Geográficas by Diantha Steinhilper Winner 2008 Ristow Prize Competition
Cartography at The Margins: Johannes Schöner's Annotations in the 1482 Ulm Edition of Ptolemy's Geographia by John Hessler
The Antique Map Price Record: Twenty-Five Years of Tracking the Antiquarian Map Trade by Jeremy Pool

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This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is compiled by Joel Kovarsky.

BOOK REVIEWS:
Australia in Maps (Reviewer: Henry Steward)
Mapping Manifest Destiny: Chicago and the American West (Reviewer: Ralph Ehrenberg)
The Tropics of Empire: Why Columbus Sailed South to the Indies (Reviewer: John Hessler)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, April - September 2009
2. President's Spring 2009 Letter, by Howard Lange
3. Exhibitions and Meetings
4. Map Site Seeing
5.
Exploring Waldseemüller's World - An International Symposium
6. Letters to the Editor
7. Ristow Prize Competition 2009
8. Imre Demhardt Joins WMS Portolan Editorial Advisory Board
9.
Last Call for ICHC in Copenhagen by Bert Johnson
10.
WMS Field Trip to Winchester, VA, October 2008, by John Huennekens
11.
IMCoS Symposium in Oslo, Norway, September 2009, by William Ginsberg
12. Spotlight on the WMS Membership - Caroline Batchelor, Nick Cavitt, Hal Hardaway
13. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 75 - Fall 2009

ARTICLES
Rethinking Captain John Smith's Map of Virginia by Stephen R. Potter
Jouhan de la Guilbaudière, his "Buccaneer's Atlas", and the Beginnings of French Trade along the Pacific Coast of South America ca. 1700 by Anthony Páez Mullan
Recommended Publications from the Personal Libraries of Washington Map Society Members by Bert Johnson
Cartographic properties and current situation of the oldest picture map in Çatalhöyük by Türkay Gökgöz

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This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is compiled by Joel Kovarsky.

BOOK REVIEWS:
Census of Portolan Charts & Atlases (Reviewer: Bob Karrow)
Maps of Malta from the Collection of Albert Ganado (Reviewer: Howard Lange)
A Railroad Atlas of the United States in 1946 (Volume 3 - Indiana, Lower Michigan & Ohio) (Reviewer: John Baesch)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 2009 - February 2010
2. President's Fall 2009 Letter, by Howard Lange
3. Exhibitions and Meetings
4. Map Site Seeing
5. Ristow Prize Competition 2010
6. Reopening of Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, October 2009
7. WMS Member's Map Evening, March 2009, by Thomas F. Sander
8. WMS Business Meeting, April 2009, by Steve Vogel
9. WMS Annual Dinner, May 2009, by Thomas F. Sander
10. Spotlight on the WMS Membership - William Brandenburg, Martha Vestal Clarke, Tom Rohrer
11. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 76 - Winter 2009

ARTICLES
J. T. Lloyd's Map of Virginia by Luke Vavra
A Person of Worth and Integrity: John Worlidge, West Jersey Surveyor by William C. Wooldridge
Portolan Article Sparks Research on Possibly long-lost Vietnamese Map by Harold E. Meinheit
Bressani: "Io dedico la nuova Francia… I dedicate New France… Franc. Gius. Bressano… Bologna 11th January 1657." Analysis of a recently identified copy of Father Francesco Giuseppe Bressani's map including dedication, authorship, place and date of printing, notes by Louis Cardinal
ICHC 2009 in Copenhagen - An After Action Report by Bert Johnson
2009 Meeting of the NY/Washington/Boston Map Societies in New York City by Howard Lange
2009 IMCoS Meeting in Oslo by John Docktor
Rare Book School Holds First Map Course by Bert Johnson

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is compiled by Joel Kovarsky.

BOOK REVIEWS:
The Imperial Map - Cartography and the Mastery of Empire (Reviewer: PJ Mode)
Courtiers and Cannibals, Angels and Amazons (Reviewer: Dorothy Raphaely)
Portolan Chart of Gabriel de Vallseca (Reviewer: Richard Pflederer)
Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (1570-1641) - Characteristics and Development of a sample of on verso map texts (Reviewer: Fredric Shauger)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, December 2009 - May 2010
2. President's Winter 2009-2010 Letter, by Howard Lange
3. Ristow Prize 2009 Winners Announced
4. Exhibitions and Meetings
5. Letters to the Editor
6. Map Site Seeing
7. Ristow Prize Competition 2010
8. Ten Key Points for Map Collectors, by Rodney Shirley
9. John Hyman's Principles of Collecting
10. Spotlight on the WMS Membership - Donald Dahmann, Charles Hall, Daniel Trachtenberg
11. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 77 – Spring 2010

ARTICLES
Picturing a Networked Nation: Abraham Bradley’s Landmark U.S. Postal Maps by Larry Caldwell and Michael Buehler
The Forgotten “First Map with the Name of AMERICA” (The 1520 Apianus World Map: History, Census and Comparison with Waldseemüller’s 1507 World Map) by Don McGuirk
Postwar Cartography and the Struggle to Build (and Destroy) the World Picture: A Few Case Studies by Matthew D. Mingus Ristow Prize Winner 2009
Maps on Antique American Grandfather Clocks by Daniel Trachtenberg
A WMS Evening at the Folger Shakespeare Library by Hal Hardaway

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is compiled by Joel Kovarsky.

BOOK REVIEWS:
The Fourth Part of the World: The Race to the Ends of the Earth, and the Epic Story of the Map That Gave America its Name (Reviewer: Peter Porrazzo)
The Book of Michael of Rhodes: A 15th Century Maritime Manuscript (Reviewer: Richard Pflederer)
Mapping the Footsteps of the Apostle Paul (Reviewer: Bert Johnson)
The Writings of David Thompson, Volume 1: The Travels, 1850 Version (Reviewer: James Walker)
Miniature Maps of Malta (Reviewer: Howard Lange)
Juan Antonio González Cañaveras Planisferio o carta general de la Tierra, Madrid 1800 (Reviewer: Juan Ceva)
Strange Maps: An Atlas of Cartographic Curiosities (Reviewer: J.B. Post)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, April – May 2010
2. President’s Spring 2010 Letter, by Howard Lange
3. Exhibitions and Meetings
4. Map Site Seeing
5. Ristow Prize Competition 2010
6. Spotlight on the WMS Membership – Patricia Seed, Stefan Shrier, Henry Taliaferro
7. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander


CONTENTS OF ISSUE 78 – Fall 2010

ARTICLES
From Contracts to Copperplates: The Making of the 1827 State Map of Virginia, the Corrections in 1859, and the Copperplate Printing Project of 2004  by Marianne McKee
The City Plan as Work of Art:  Intended and Unintended Meanings in Pierre Charles L'Enfant's  1791 Manuscript Plan of Washington, D.C.   by Scott Berg
Mapping and Robert E. Lee’s Gettysburg Campaign   by Earl McElfresh

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is compiled by Joel Kovarsky.

BOOK REVIEWS:
Maps and Mapping of Norway, 1602-1855 (Reviewer:  Barbara McCorkle)
Covens & Mortier. A Map Publishing House in Amsterdam 1685-1866 (Reviewer: Alice Hudson)
History of Cartography; Enlarged Second Edition (Bagrow) (Reviewer: Bert Johnson)
Kleiner Atlas Amerikanischer Überempfindlichkeiten (Reviewer: Imre Demhardt)
Catalogo de cartographia, .. la Sociedad Bilbaina  (Reviewer: Juan Ceva)
Formatting Europe – Mapping a Continent (Reviewer: Thomas Sander)
Printed Maps of Greece, 1477-1800 (Reviewer: Bert Johnson)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 2010 – April 2011
2.  President’s Fall 2010 Letter, by Dennis Gurtz
3.  Patricia Ann Vavra (1931 – 2010)
4.  Exhibitions and Meetings
5.  Map Site Seeing
6.  Ristow Prize Competition 2011
7.  WMS Business Meeting, March 2010, by Steve Vogel
8.  WMS Members Map Evening, March 2010, by Thomas Sander
9.  WMS at the AAG, April 2010, by Thomas Sander
10.  WMS Annual Dinner, May 2010, by Thomas Sander
11.  The Malta Map Society, by Rod Lyon and Thomas Sander
12.  Library of Virginia Online Map Collections, by Cassandra Farrell
13.  Spotlight on the WMS Membership – John F.C. Glenn, Fay Huidekoper-Cope, Ira S. Lourie
14.  Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander


CONTENTS OF ISSUE 79 - Winter 2010

ARTICLES
New York City Map Maker John H. Eddy by David Y. Allen
Marie Tharp and Her Ocean Floor Maps by Gary W. North
Benjamin Banneker – An American Figure of Thought – Myths and Stories of the First African American Man of Science by William A. Stanley
ICHC 2011 in Moscow by Bert Johnson
Datum Cognita by Leigh Lockwood

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is compiled by Joel Kovarsky.

BOOK REVIEWS:
Mapping in Michigan & The Great Lakes Region (Reviewer: Rick LaPrairie)
Historical Atlas of California (Reviewer: Eugene Scheel)
Euskal Herria Museoa / Kartografia Biduma – Collection Cartografica /Collection Cartographique – The Map Collection (Reviewer: Juan Ceva)
CD – Map World’s Antique Map Catalogue for Collectors (Reviewer: Leigh Lockwood)

SHORTER ITEMS
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, December 2010 – May 2011
2. President’s Winter 2010 Letter, by Dennis Gurtz
3. Ristow Prize 2010 Winners Announced
4. Exhibitions and Meetings
5. Map Site Seeing
6. Letters to the Editor
7. Ristow Prize Competition 2011
8. Spotlight on the WMS Membership – Barry Haack, Patricia Marshall, William (Chip) Reynolds
9. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 80 – Spring 2011

ARTICLES
From Terra Australis Incognita to Whales and Shipping Routes: Cartographic Representations of the South Pacific, 1760–1860  by Megan Barford
Searching for Early Maps: Use of Online Library Catalogs  by Joel Kovarsky
Visualizing Early Washington DC   by Dan Bailey and Lindsay Schroader
How the States Got Their Shapes   by Mark Stein
WMS/NYMS Field Trip to Map Exhibit in Princeton NJ   by Nancy Goddin Miller and Michael Miller
ICHC 24 – Moscow Update   by Bert Johnson

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is compiled by Joel Kovarsky.

BOOK REVIEWS:
Special Maps of Persia, 1477–1925 (Reviewer: Bert Johnson)
Sailing for the East – History and catalogue of manuscript charts on vellum of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) 1602–1799 (Reviewer: Richard Pflederer)
Eye of the Explorer – Views of the Northern Pacific Railroad Survey, 1853–54 (Reviewer: Alf Jordan)

SHORTER ITEMS
1.  Washington Map Society Meetings, April – October 2011
2.  Vice President’s Spring 2011 Letter, by J. C. McElveen
3.  Exhibitions and Meetings
4.  Map Site Seeing
5.  Letters to the Editor
6.  Ristow Prize Competition 2011
7.  Spotlight on the WMS Membership – Judith Jones, Jacob (Jim) Rems, Myron West
8.  Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 81 – Fall 2011

ARTICLES
Expanding a Child’s World: a Selected Bibliography of Books Relating to Maps for Children and Young Readers by Marianne McKee
The Sea Monsters of Olaus Magnus: Classifying Wonder in the Natural World of Sixteenth Century Europe by Emma Thompson
George Washington's America: A Biography Through His Maps by Barnet Schecter
Elizabeth Taylor and the Map-maker by Eugene Scheel
Triple Texas Map Extravaganza – October 2010 by Bert Johnson
A Visit to the Museo Nacional de la Cartografía, Mexico D. F. by Leigh Lockwood
immodicus notitia = Too much information  (A Primer on RSS Feeds) by Leigh Lockwood

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is compiled by Joel Kovarsky.

BOOK REVIEWS:
Journeys beyond the neatline: expanding the boundaries of cartography (Reviewer: Leah Thomas)
Imagining Mount Athos - Visions of a Holy Place, from Homer to World War II (Reviewer: Bert Johnson)
Torn in Two – 150th Anniversary of the Civil War (Reviewer: Richard Stephenson)
Johann Schöner’s Globe of 1515 – Transcription and Study (Reviewer: John Grubbins)

SHORTER ITEMS
1.  Washington Map Society Meetings, September 2011 – April 2012
2.  President’s Fall 2011 Letter, by Dennis Gurtz
3.  WMS Annual Dinner – May 2011, by Thomas Sander
4.  WMS Business Meeting – April 2011, by Harold E. Meinheit
5.  Exhibitions and Meetings
6.  Map Site Seeing
7.  Ristow Prize Competition 2012
8.  Spotlight on the WMS Membership – Patrick Ahrens, Rolph Langlais, James Wolf
9.  Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander



CONTENTS OF ISSUE 82 – Winter 2011

ARTICLES
Regio Patalis: Australia on the Map in 1531? (Early South Sea Voyages, or merely Cartographic Evolution?) by Robert J. King
Alexander von Humboldt: Scientific discoverer and cartographer of the Americas by Imre Josef Demhardt
The Black Book – Woodrow Wilson’s Maps for Peace by Wesley J. Reisser
Maps of the Peninsular War in the Hauslab-Liechtenstein Map Collection at the Library of Congress by Ian M. Fowler
Eye of the Explorer – Illustrating Isaac Stevens’s Pacific Railroad Survey, 1853-1854 by Paul D. McDermott, Ronald E. Grim and Philip Mobley
ICHC 2011 in Moscow – An After Action Report by Bert Johnson

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is compiled by Joel Kovarsky.

BOOK REVIEWS:
The Last Great Cartographic Myth: Mer de l’Ouest  (Reviewer: Fred Shauger)
Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks  (Reviewer: Leigh Lockwood)

SHORTER ITEMS
1.  Washington Map Society Meetings, December 2011 – May 2012
2.  President’s Winter 2011 Letter, by Dennis Gurtz
3.  Ristow Prize 2011 Honorees Announced
4. 
Facebook, QR Codes and the WMS by Richard Moore
5. 
IMCoS Meets in Malta, by Rod Lyon
6.  Exhibitions and Meetings
7.  Map Site Seeing
8.  Ristow Prize Competition 2012
9.  Spotlight on the WMS Membership – Fred Goldsmith, Arthur Holzheimer, Stanislas de Peuter
10.  Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander


CONTENTS OF ISSUE 83 – Spring 2012

ARTICLES
Utility and Aesthetic: The Function and Subjectivity of Two Fifteenth Century Portolan Charts, by Kevin E.  Sheehan
The Russian (Van Verden) Chart of the Caspian Sea of 1720, by Cyrus Ala’i
Alvin J. Johnson and His Role in 19th Century Map Making in America, by Ira Lourie
The Solving of a Mystery: A silver and gold-gilt celestial globe cup from a catholic English monarch in Exile!, by Stefaan Missinne

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is compiled by Joel Kovarsky.

BOOK REVIEWS
German Malta Maps (Reviewer: Bert Johnson)
Mapping Latin America – A Cartographic Reader (Reviewer:  Anthony Paez Mullan)
A Railroad Atlas of the United States in 1946 – Vol 4 (Reviewer: John Baesch)
Ortelius Atlas Maps – An Illustrated Guide – Second revised edition (Reviewer: Fred Shauger)
Malta Map Society Newsletter (Reviewer: Bert Johnson)

SHORTER ITEMS
1.  Washington Map Society Meetings, April – September 2012
2.  President’s Spring 2012 Letter, by Dennis Gurtz
3.  The Newly Formed Williamsburg Map Circle, by Anne Malone
4.  Integration of the Antique Map Price Record and OldMaps.com, by Curt Griggs
5.  Mercator and Vienna! 30th IMCoS Symposium, by Stefaan Missinne
6.  Exhibitions and Meetings
7.  Map Site Seeing
8.  Ristow Prize Competition 2012
9.  Spotlight on the WMS Membership – Janice Downey, Christophe Klein, Kenneth Nebenzahl
10.  Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander


CONTENTS OF ISSUE 84 – Fall 2012

ARTICLES
Captain Cupet and the King of Fire – Mapping and Minorities in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, by Harold Meinheit
Hugh, Earl Percy Remakes his Map of New England, by Matthew Edney

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is compiled by Joel Kovarsky.

BOOK REVIEWS
Maps in Books of Russia and Poland Published in the Netherlands to 1800 (Reviewer: Leonid Chekin)
Costa e arcipelago toscano nel Kitab i Bahriye di Piri Reis (Reviewer: Dick Pflederer)
Traveling from New Spain to Mexico: Mapping Practices of Nineteenth-Century Mexico (Reviewer:  David Y. Allen)
Graphische Zeichen auf mittelalterlichen Portolankarten-Ursprunge, Produktion und Rezeption bis 1440 (Reviewer: Dick Pflederer)
Early American Cartographies (Reviewer: Rand Burnette)
Mapping Greece, 1420–1800: A History – Maps in the Margarita Samourkas Collection (Reviewer:  Bert Johnson)
Challenged Territories – Cartographies of Greece and the Levant during the Ottoman Era (Reviewer: Bert Johnson)
Geography in America’s Schools, Libraries, and Homes (Reviewer: Julie McDougall)

SHORTER ITEMS
1.  Washington Map Society Meetings, September 2012 – January 2013
2.  President’s Fall 2012 Letter, by J.C. McElveen
3.  WMS Annual Business Meeting 2012, by Hal Meinheit
4.  WMS Annual Dinner 2012, by J.C. McElveen
5.  WMS 2012 Field Trips to the Albert Small Collection, by J.C. McElveen
6.  “Ushapia” Exhibit at the Osher Map Library, by John Fondersmith
7.  History of the Miami International Map Fair, by Joseph Fitzgerald
8.  Exhibitions and Meetings
9.  Map Site Seeing
10.  Ristow Prize Competition 2013
11.  Spotlight on the WMS Membership – Lauren Beck, Kemp Dolliver, Nick Kanas
12.  Corrections to Portolan issue 83
13.  Cartographic Notes, by Thomas F. Sander


CONTENTS OF ISSUE 85 – Winter 2012

ARTICLES
Waldseemüller’s World Maps of 1507 and 1516: Sources and Development of his Cartographical Thought, by Chet Van Duzer
British School Atlases: Shaping Style and Map Content, by Julie McDougall
The Library of Virginia’s Civil War Map Collection, by Cassandra Britt Farrell
GPS 1.0 beta, AKA Britannia Depicta… (or, Travel Commentary in Strip Maps), by Leigh Lockwood
The United States Map as a National Symbol, by John Fondersmith
25th International Conference on the History of Cartography Helsinki, Finland, 30 June–5 July 2013, by Bert Johnson

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is compiled by Joel Kovarsky.

BOOK REVIEWS
European Perceptions of Terra Australis  (Reviewer: Henry J. Steward)
Alte Landkarten (Reviewer: Imre Josef Demhardt)
The Lost Empire of Atlantis (Reviewer: J. B. Post)
The Black Book: Woodrow Wilson’s Secret Plan for Peace  (Reviewer: Matthew Mingus)
Oxford Companion to World Exploration (Reviewer: James L. Newman)
Mapping the Nation: History and Cartography in Nineteenth-Century America (Reviewer: P. J. Mode)
A Washington Sketchbook: Drawings by Robert L. Dickinson, 1917–1918 (Reviewer: Eugene Scheel)
The Mapping of Taiwan: Desired Economies, Coveted Geographies
(Reviewer: Harold Meinheit)

SHORTER ITEMS
1.  Washington Map Society Meetings, December 2012 – April 2013
2.  President’s Winter 2012 Letter, by J.C. McElveen
3.  Ristow Prize 2012 Winners Announced
4.  Exhibitions and Meetings
5.  Map Site Seeing
6.  Ristow Prize Competition 2013
7. 
IMCoS 2012 was in Vienna — and the WMS was There, by Thomas Sander
8.  Spotlight on the WMS Membership – Robert Berg, Wes Brown, George and Edith Piness
9.  Cartographic Notes, by Thomas Sander