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Great Books on the History of Portuguese Cartography

Great Books in the History of Portuguese Navigation

  • Eric Axelson From Congo to Cape
  • Luis de Albuquerque Curso da Historia da Nautica
  • Pedro Nunes Obras Completas After correcting Copernicus' mistakes in trigonometry, Nunes declared that the work was more about philosophy than science.

Other Readings on the History of Navigation and Cartography

Where to Find Other Books

A good source for Portuguese books in multi-lingual editions