"If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there. Otherwise, you'll find that a well made map can become a good friend indeed."



On this site you will meet Richard Pflederer and learn something of his work with portolan charts. This work includes his new book, Finding their Way at Sea, the catalogues of several major collections around the world and an innovative census documenting all known surviving examples of this genre.



The Adriatic Sea from the atlas of Pietro Vesconte (1318)The Adriatic Sea from the atlas of Pietro Vesconte (1318)

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