Explorers' Maps: Chapters in the Cartographic Record of Geographical Discovery

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BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Some collections of voyages and travels, published before 1700 (in chronological order of publication)
MONTALBODDO, Fracanzano. Paesi nouatnente retrouati. Vicenza, 1507.
RAMUSIO, Giambattista. Delle nauigationi e viaggi. Venice, 1550-9. 3 vols.
BARROS, João de. Decadas da India. Lisbon, Madrid, 1552-1615. (A chronicle of Portuguese voyages to 1538.)
EDEN, Richard. The Decades of the New Worlde, or West India. London, 1555.
GALVÃO, Antonio. Livro dos descobrimentos das Antilhas e India. Lisbon, 1563. (A summary of Portuguese voyages to 1555.)
WILLES, Richard. The History of Travayle in the West and East Indies. London, 1577. (An enlarged edition of Eden's collection of 1555.)
HAKLUYT, Richard. The Principall Nauigations, Voiages, and Discoueries of the English Nation. London, 1589. Enlarged edition, in 3 vols., London, 1598-1600.
DE Theodor BRY. "Grands Voyages" [to the West]. Frankfort, 1590-1634. 13 pt. ---- "Petits Voyages" [to the East]. Frankfort, 1598-1628. 12 pt.
PURCHAS, Samuel. Hakluytus Posthumus, or Purchas his Pilgrimes. London, 1625. 4 vols.
COMMELIN, Isaac. Begin ende voortgangh van de Vereenighde Nederlandsche Geoctroyeerde Oost-Indische Compagnie. Amsterdam, 1646.
THÉVENOT, Melchisedech. Relation de divers voyages curieux. Paris, 1663. Enlarged edition, 1696.

Some histories of exploration
BAKER, J. N. L. A History of Geographical Discovery and Exploration. London, 1937.
CARY, Martin, and WARMINGTON, E. H. The Ancient Explorers. London, 1929.
BEAZLEY, Raymond. The Dawn of Modern Geography. Oxford, 1897-1906. 3 vols.
PENROSE, Boies. Travel and Discover in the Renaissance, 1420-1620. Cambridge, Mass., 1952.
HEAWOOD, Edward. A History of Geographical Discovery in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Cambridge, 1912.

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