References for Gerard Mercator

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  1. G Kish, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Gerardus_Mercator.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9052077/Gerardus-Mercator

Books:

  1. M Achten, Gerhard Mercator : Sein Leben und Wirken (Gangelt, 1995).
  2. H Averdunk and J Müller-Reinhard, Gerardus Mercator und die Geographen unter seinen Nachkommen, Petermanns Mitteilungen, Ergänzungsheft 182 (1914).
  3. H H Blotevogel and R Vermij, Gerhard Mercator und die geistigen Stümungen des 16. und 17. Jahrbunderts (Bochum, 1995).
  4. N Crane, Mercator : The Man who mapped the Planet (London, 2002).
  5. K E Kramer, Mercator : eine Biographie (Duisburg, 1980).
  6. R Löffler and G Tromnau (eds.), Gerhard Mercator : Europa und die Welt (Duisburg, 1994).
  7. A S Osley, Mercator (London, 1969).
  8. M Watelet (ed.), Gérard Mercator cosmographe : le temps et l'espace (Antwerp, 1994).
  9. P Van der Krogt, Globi Neerlandici : The Production of Globes in the Low Countries (Utrecht, 1993).
  10. J van Raemdonck, Gérard Mercator : sa vie et ses oeuvres (Saint Nicolas, 1869).

Articles:

  1. R K Karrow, Gerard Mercator, in Mapmakers of the Sixteenth Century and Their Maps (Chicago, 1993).
  2. G L'E Turner, The three astrolabes of Gerard Mercator, Annals of science 51 (1994), 329-353.
  3. G L'E Turner, 'To find the mind's construction in the face' : the newly-discovered astrolabes of Mercator, Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society 43 (1994), 16-21.
  4. G L'E Turner and E Dekker, An astrolabe attributed to Gerard Mercator, Annals of science 50 (1993), 403-443.

JOC/EFR August 2002

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