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Arentzen, Jörg-Geerd: Imago mundi cartographica : Studien zur Bildlichkeit mittelalterlicher Welt- u. Ökumenekarten unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Zusammenwirkens von Text und Bild, (Ph.D Thesis Münster University 1983) München (1984).

D'Avezac: Bulletin de la societe' de Geographie. Paris 1863 Ser. V Tom. V p. 298

Bagrow, Leo: The origin of Ptolemy's Geography, in: Geografiska Annaler 27, pp. 318-387, Stockholm (1945)

Bagrow, Leo; Skelton, Raleigh Ashlin; Paisey, D. L.: History of cartography, 1964 Several editions, crucial on Ptolemy

Beazley, Charles Raymond: The Dawn of Modern Geography: A History of Exploration and Geographical Science from the Conversion of the Roman Empire to A.D. 900, 3 vols. London 1897-1906

Berggren, J.L.; Jones, Alexander; Ptolemy's Geography By Ptolemy, An Annotated Translation of the Theoretical Chapters. Princeton 2000

Breusing, A.: Zeitschrift der Gesellschaft für Erdkunde, 1869, p. 48

Breusing, A.: Zeitschrift fuer wissenschaftliche Geographie. II. 1881, p. 187

Campbell, Tony: "Portolan Charts from the Late Thirteenth Century to 1500," in The History of Cartography, volume one, Cartography in Prehistoric, Ancient, and Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean, edited by J.B. Harley and David Woodward. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987, pp. 371-463. The most complete review on portolan research except for cartometric analysis.

Choix de documents geographiques, conserves a la Bibliotheque nationale, Paris 1883.Carte Pisane photo reproduction in near original size

Dilke, O. A. W.: Maps in the Service of the State: Roman Cartography to the End of the Augustan Era, in: The History of Cartography, volume one, edited by J.B. Harley and David Woodward. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987, pp. 212-233Same book like Campbell (1987)

Duken, A. J.: Die mathematische Rekonstruktion der Portolankarte des Giovanni Carignano (ca. 1310). Bückeburg 1984

Duken, A. J.: Reconstruction of the portolan chart of G. Carignano (c. 1310), in: Imago Mundi, Vol 40 (1988), pp. 86-96

Fiorini, M.: Le Projezioni delle carte geografiche. Bologna 1881

Fischer, Friedrich Theobald: Facsimile delle carte nautiche di Francesco Pizigani dell' anno 1373, Venezia 1881 Was not at hand but may be of importance.

Fischer, Theobald (Ed.): Raccolta di mappamondi e carte nautiche del xiii al xvi secolo, Venice (1881) Images are small and today rather dark.

Fischer, Theobald: "Über italienische Seekarten und Kartographen des Mittelalters." in: Zeitschrift der Gesellschaft für Erdkunde, Vol. 17, Berlin (1883). Text in crude version on the Internet here.

Fischer, Friedrich Theobald: Sammlung mittelalterlicher Welt- und Seekarten italienischen Ursprungs und aus italienischen Bibliotheken und Archiven, Venedig, 1886. (Reprint: Amsterdam 1961)

Forstner, Gustav: Längenfehler und Ausgangsmeridiane in alten Landkarten und Positionstabellen, Dissertation, München 2004 A work the world was 200 years waiting for.

Gaspar, Joaquim Alves: Dead reckoning and magnetic declination: unveiling the mystery of portolan charts. e-Perimetron, Vol.3, No.4, 2008 [191-203], Not as much about dead reckoning but about modern geomagnetic models and their data in relation to chart tilt in a single diagram

Gingerich, Owen: "Was Ptolemy a Fraud?" in: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 21 (1980), pp. 253-66.

Gingerich, Owen: The Eye of Heaven - Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler. New York 1993 (includes Gingerich (1980))

Grosjean, Georges: The Catalan Atlas of the Year 1375, Dietikon-Zuerich, 1978

Grosjean, Georges: Der Seeatlas des Vesconte Maggiolo vom Jahre 1512, Dietikon-Zuerich, 1979

Georges Grosjean: Geschichte der Kartographie, Bern 1996 (3rd Ed.)

Hapgood, Charles H.: Maps of the ancient sea-kings, Philadelphia 1966

Hennig, Richard: Terrae Incognitae, Vol. 1, bis 200, Leiden (1944)

Hennig, Richard: Terrae Incognitae, Vol. 2, 200-1200, Leiden (1952)

Hennig, Richard: Terrae Incognitae, Vol. 3, 1200-1415, Leiden (1953)

Hennig, Richard: Terrae Incognitae, Vol. 4, 1416-1497, Leiden (1956)

Hewsen, R.: The Geography of Ananias of Sirak. Wiesbaden 1992.

Jomard, Edme François: Les Monuments de la géographie ou recueil d’anciennes cartes européenes et orientales publiées en facsimile de la grandeur des originaux, Paris (1842-62) Often bound to one volume.

Jones, Alexander: Astronomical papyri from Oxyrhynchus. Philadelphia 1999

Lang, Arend W.: "Cornelis Anthonisz (t 1557)", in: Neues Archiv für Niedersachsen, Heft 5/6, Bremen (1953), pp. 219-242

Lang, Arend W.: Die "Caerte van oostlant" des Cornelis Anthonisz 1543, Hamburg 1986.

Lelewel, Joachim: Geographie du moyen-age. Brüssel 1852-57 The book has "1850" on the frontpage

Loomer, Scott A.: Mathematical Analysis of Medieval Sea Charts, in: Annual Convention of Carthography and Education, Vol. 1, 1986, ACSM - AVPRS.

Loomer, Scott A.: A cartometric analysis of portolan charts: a search for methodology. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsis, Madison (1987)

Lynam, Edward: The Carta Marina of Olaus Magnus, Portland (1949)

Minow, Helmut: Portolankarten (I) - Geschichte der mittelalterlichen Seekarten, Geomatik Schweiz 6/2004, pp 372-377

Minow, Helmut: Portolankarten (II) - Analyse der mittelalterlichen Seekarten, Geomatik Schweiz 7/2004, pp. 433-438

Mesenburg, Peter: Portolankarten - Die vermessene Welt des Mittelalters, in Gutenberg und die Neue Welt, Kap. 3, Muenchen, 1994, S. 59-76.

Mesenburg, Peter: Zur Genauigkeit der Portolane im Seeatlas des Vesconte Maggiolo (1512). In: Karten - Wissenschaft, Festschrift zum 65. Geburtstag zu Ehren von Prof. Istvan Klinghammer - Studia Cartologica 13, Zentai, L., Györffy, J., Török, Z. (Hrsg.), S. 283-292, ELTE Budapest, 2006.

Newton, Robert R.: The Crime of Claudius Ptolemy, London 1977

Newton, Robert R.: The origins of Ptolemy's astronomical parameters, Center for Archaeoastronomy, 1982

Newton, Robert R.: The origins of Ptolemy's astronomical tables, Center for Archaeoastronomy, 1985

Nordenskiöld, Adolf Erik: Facsimile-atlas to the early history of cartography : with reproductions of the most important maps printed in the XV and XVI centuries, Stockholm 1889

Nordenskiöld, Adolf Erik: Resume of an essay on the early history of charts and sailing directions. in: Report of the Sixth International Geographical Congress, London: Royal Geographical Society, 1896, pp. 685-695

Nordenskiöld, Adolf Erik: Periplus : an essay on the early history of charts and sailing-directions ; with numerous reproductions of old charts and maps, Stockholm 1897

Peschel, O.: Geschichte der Erdkunde, 1. Ed. 1865

Peschel, O.: Geschichte der Erdkunde, 2. Ed. 1877

Prytz, Kare: Westwards before Columbus, Oslo 1991

Pujades i Bataller, Ramon J.: Les cartes portolanes: la representacio medieval d'una mar solcada [With an English version of the text entitled, 'Portolan charts: the medieval representation of a ploughed sea', pp.401-526]. (Barcelona: Institut Cartografic de Catalunya; Institut d'Estudis Catalans; Institut Europeu de la Mediterrania; Lunwerg, 2007). Pujades' research as a paleographer in medieval archives yielded important results. But as a main benchmark he presents all known portolan charts and atlas before 1450 in good resolution on a DVD in the back of the book. This is the most outstanding publication of portolans for the last 100 years. The DVD software can only display the charts in 1024x768 resolution but with zoom.

Roberts, C. H.: Catalogue of the Greek and Latin Papyri in the John Rylands Library, vol 3, Manchester 1938

Shirley, Rodney W.: The Mapping of the World, Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700, London 1983

Steger, Ernst: Untersuchungen über italienische Seekarten des Mittelalters auf Grund der kartometrischen Methode, Goettingen 1896. Reprint without main map: Acta Cartographica, XII, 1971, pp. 395-448

Stevenson, Edward Luther: Maps reproduced as glass transparencies selected to represent the development of map-making from the first to the seventeenth century, The American Geographical Society, New York (1913)

Stückelberger, Alfred; Graßhoff, Gerd et al. (Eds.): Geographia, Ptolemaios Handbuch der Geographie, Parallel Greek and German; editorial matter in German; 2 vols; Vol. 1: Intro & Book 1-4, Vol 2: Book 5-8; Basel 2006

Stückelberger, Alfred and Mittenhuber, Florian (Eds.): Klaudios Ptolemaios Handbuch der Geographie, Ergänzungsband mit einer Edition des Kanons bedeutender Städte; (Supplement with Canon edition), Basel 2009

Tobler, Waldo R.: Medieval Distortions: The Projections of Ancient Maps, in: Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 56, No. 2 (1966), pp. 322, 351-360

Thudichum, Friedrich: Femgericht und Inquisition, Giessen (1889). At Wikimedia Commons:(pdf)

Thurston, Hugh: Early Astronomy, New York 1994

Tooley, R. V.: "Maps in Italian Atlases of the Sixteenth Century", Imago Mundi III, (1939) pp. 12-47.

Wagner, Hermann: Das Rätsel der Kompasskarten im Lichte der Gesamtentwickelung der Seekarten, in: Verhandlungen des deutschen Geographentages, XI 1895, p. 65 - 87 With a long black/red map

Wagner, Hermann: The Origin of the Mediaeval Italian Nautical Charts, in: Report of the Sixth International Geographical Congress, London: Royal Geographical Society, 1896, pp. 695-705

Wagner, Hermann: Die Entwicklung der wissenschaftlichen Nautik, Annalen der Hydrographie, Jg. 46 (1918) pp. 105-118, 153-173, 215-233, 276-283.

Winter, Heinrich: The True Position of Hermann Wagner in the Controversy of the Compass Chart, in: Imago Mundi 5 (1948) pp. 21-26