Literary Selections on Cartography

No. 1: The Navigator's Line, with commentary (1992).
No. 2: A Treasure Map, with commentary (1993).
No. 3: John Donne on Maps and the Microcosm: A Sampler, with commentary(1994).
No. 4: How To Shut A Map, with commentary (1995).
No. 5: The Map by Elizabeth Bishop, with commentary (1996).
No. 6: Truth in Maps, with commentary (1997).
No. 7: The Map as a Metaphor for Access to Knowledge by Nicholas of Cusa, with commentary (1998).
No. 8: I have seen the Mappamondo, with commentary (1999).
No. 9: Carta Marina by Lucia Perillo, with commentary (2000).
No. 10: The Two Street Maps by Moira Roth, with commentary (2001).
No. 11: A Map of Time by William Oxley, with commentary (2002).

No. 12: The Map as a Repository of Memory: My Favorite Map by J. Brian Harley, with commentary (2003).
No. 13: Hymn to God, My God, In My Sickness by John Donne, with commentary (2004).
No. 14: The Moon Mapp'd: Imagining a New World, with commentary (2005).
No. 15: The Surveyor as "Madman", with commentary (2006).
No. 16: A Private Letter to Brazil by Gloria Oden, with commentary by Adele J. Haft (2007).
No. 17: Henry David Thoreau in Northern Maine, 1846, with commentary by Kent C. Ryden (2008).
No. 18: Votes for Women a Success, The Map Proves It, with commentary by Christina E. Dando (2009).
No. 19: Written with a Slate-pencil, on a Stone, on the Side of the Mountain of Black Comb
No. 21: Selection from West with the Night, by Beryl Markham, with commentary by Paul Hansen (2012).
No. 22: Looking at a Map, by Jacint Verdaguer, translated from the Catalan by Ronald Puppo, with commentary
by Carme Montaner (2013).

Literary Selections on Cartography

Published by the History of Cartography Project, Department of Geography, UW-Madison.

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