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The Resource Sea monsters : a voyage around the world's most beguiling map, Joseph Nigg

Sea monsters : a voyage around the world's most beguiling map, Joseph Nigg

Label
Sea monsters : a voyage around the world's most beguiling map
Title
Sea monsters
Title remainder
a voyage around the world's most beguiling map
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Nigg
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1539, Olaus Magnus created his influential map of the Nordic countries, beautifully detailing depictions of everyday life, as well as charting the surrounding seas, and the fantastic marine animals that supposedly inhabited them. The author provides a thorough tour of the map's cartographic details, as well as a colorful look at its unusual pictorial and imaginative elements
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nigg, Joe
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Olaus
  • Olaus
  • Magnus, Olaus
  • Olaus
  • Sea monsters
  • Cartography
  • Cartography
  • 15.59 history of great parts of the world, peoples, civilizations: other
  • Sea monsters
  • Ungeheuer
  • Sjöodjur
  • Folktro
  • Kartografi
Label
Sea monsters : a voyage around the world's most beguiling map, Joseph Nigg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Dust jacket folds out into a poster-sized facsimile of Olaus Magnus's 1539 map Carta Marina
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Invitation to a voyage. Olaus Magnus ; Olaus Magnus's Carta marina ;Sebastian Münster's Monstra marina & terrestria ; Abraham Ortelius's Islandia ; Mythical ancestry ; Natural history inheritance -- The voyage. The vast ocean ; The rockas ; The sea worm ; The duck tree ; The polypus ; Balena & orca ; The sea swine ; The sea unicorn ; The prister ; The ziphius ; The sea cow ; A sea rhinocerous ; Spermaceti ; A beached whale ; More pristers ; The island whale ; The sea serpent ; Caribdis ; Another prister ; A sea creature ; A rosmarus ; The kraken ; Landfall -- Appendices. Carta marina full key ; Glossary of sea monster counterparts ; Timeline
Control code
858694469
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9780226925165
Lccn
2013019833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 520
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)858694469
Label
Sea monsters : a voyage around the world's most beguiling map, Joseph Nigg
Publication
Note
Dust jacket folds out into a poster-sized facsimile of Olaus Magnus's 1539 map Carta Marina
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Invitation to a voyage. Olaus Magnus ; Olaus Magnus's Carta marina ;Sebastian Münster's Monstra marina & terrestria ; Abraham Ortelius's Islandia ; Mythical ancestry ; Natural history inheritance -- The voyage. The vast ocean ; The rockas ; The sea worm ; The duck tree ; The polypus ; Balena & orca ; The sea swine ; The sea unicorn ; The prister ; The ziphius ; The sea cow ; A sea rhinocerous ; Spermaceti ; A beached whale ; More pristers ; The island whale ; The sea serpent ; Caribdis ; Another prister ; A sea creature ; A rosmarus ; The kraken ; Landfall -- Appendices. Carta marina full key ; Glossary of sea monster counterparts ; Timeline
Control code
858694469
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9780226925165
Lccn
2013019833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 520
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)858694469

Library Locations

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