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mariners mirrour

Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer

mariners mirrour

London, 1588

by Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer

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Published by Theatrum Orbis Terrarum in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nautical charts -- Europe -- To 1800

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLucas Jansz Waghenaer ; with an introduction by R.A. Skelton.
    SeriesTheatrum orbis terrarum, ser. 3 -- v. 2
    ContributionsSkelton, R. A. 1906-1970.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, [229] p.
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20258640M

    Published inThe Mariners Mirrour was too late to be of use to the English during their battles with the Spanish Armada that year. It was first printed and published in Mariners mirrour book in Tide tables and sea-cards The book starts with information, charts and tide tables for map-makers and seamen, including a paper instrument with a moving inner circle for determining latitude using the angle of the stars B2v—B3r. Best Books. It was an age when organization for war was integral to social structure, when the secular aristocrat was by necessity also a warrior, and whose culture was profoundly influenced by martial ideas. The period covered has a distinctive character in military history.

    The 45 large-scale coastal views of European harbours and ports are engraved by Flemish map-makers — De Bry, Hondius and Rutsinger — and one Englishman, Augustine Ryther. It is divided into two parts. Published inMariners mirrour book Mariners Mirrour was too late to be of use to the English during their battles with the Spanish Armada that year. Full title: The Mariners Mirrour, wherin may playnly be seen the courses, heights, distances, depths, soundings, flouds, and ebs It was an age when organization for war was integral to social structure, when the secular aristocrat was by necessity also a warrior, and whose culture was profoundly influenced by martial ideas.

    Mariners mirrour book was first printed and published in Leiden in Read preview Article excerpt This is the last of three nautical charts covering the Bay of Biscay coastline that were published in the first part of The Mariners Mirrour, an English translation of a Dutch atlas of sea charts. It was an age when organization for war was integral to social structure, when the secular aristocrat was by necessity also a warrior, and whose culture was profoundly influenced by martial ideas. Map-making instruments The title page, designed by Theodor de Bryhighlights the human role in measuring and shaping the earth, seas and sky.


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Tide tables and sea-cards The book starts with information, charts and tide tables for map-makers and seamen, including a paper instrument with a moving inner circle for determining latitude using the angle of the stars B2v—B3r.

The period covered has a distinctive character in military history. The 45 large-scale coastal views of European harbours and ports are engraved by Flemish map-makers — De Bry, Hondius and Rutsinger — and one Englishman, Augustine Ryther. It was an age when organization for war was integral to social structure, when the secular aristocrat was by necessity also a warrior, and whose culture was profoundly influenced by martial ideas.

John Donne: microcosms and maps Rich imagery of maps and microcosms often appears in the literature of this era, especially in the poetry of John Donne — There is a blank globe in the centre, surrounded by a crowd waiting expectantly for it to be completed.

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