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Μaps and Atlases/Χάρτες και Άτλαvτες

This bilingual edition was released at the time of the first exhibition of the Foundation’s collection of maps entitled “Cypriot cartography from Claudius Ptolemaeus to Kitchener”, organised in Athens to coincide with the Seventh International Symposium of Cartography (6 – 8 October 1989). The first part of the book presents 66 annotated cartographic evidences from the Foundation’s collection (1984 – 1989): maps, atlases and travel books in chronological order. The second part catalogues 64 maps of the Mikis and Agnes Michaelides Collection, donated to the Foundation in 1988. This collection includes maps of Cyprus, maps from various editions of Claudius Ptolemy’s Geographia, Mediterranean sea charts and general maps of the Eastern Mediterranean featuring Cyprus.

Author: A. Hadjipaschalis, M. Iacovou
Category: Cypriot Cartography
1989 / 19 × 27 cm / 272 pp. / 120 illustrations / paperbound

ISBN: 9963-42-019-2 / out of print