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Hessler, John W

A Renaissance globemaker's toolbox : Johannes Schöner and the revolution of modern science, 1475-1550 / John W. Hessler.

Additional Title(s):

Renaissance globe maker's toolbox

Globemaker's toolbox

Globe maker's toolbox

Washington, DC : Library of Congress ; 2013.
London : In association with D. Giles Ltd., 2013.
Physical Description:
176 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 20 x 24 cm.
Reference Library
GA873.5.S3 H47 2013 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 170-173) and index.
Subject Terms:
Cartography -- History.
Schöner, Johann, 1477-1547.

  • For posterity : the miscellanies of Johannes Schöner
  • The Schöner Sammelband at the Library of Congress. 12 sheets of the Waldseemüller 1507 world map ; 13 sheets of the Waldseemüller 1515 "carta marina," including Schöner manuscript ; Celestial globe gores ; Terrestrial gore fragments ; Celestial gore fragments ; Dürer-Stabius star chart
  • Cartography in the margins : how Johannes Schöner read his maps
  • Johannes Schöner makes a globe
  • It's all in the stars : natal astrology and Johannes Schöner's three books
  • The Earth begins to move : Rheticus and the early reception of Copernican astronomy
  • Johannes Schöner and the birth of modern science.