Author(s): Nicholas Crane
Mercator is a vivid biography of the man who created the first modern map of the world.
Bor into the age of discovery, Gerhard Mercator lived through an extraordinary era of intellectual and scientific expansion. At the centre of this exploratory vortext were the cartographers who were painstakingly piecing together the evidence that would create a complete picture of the planet.
2002. First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine, unclipped d/w.