Mirko Husak


Caert-Thresoor is a Dutch journal about the history of cartography which has been published four times a year since 1982. The journal is in Dutch, with abstract in English. It is available in printed and digital form (PDF) up to volume 3 in 2010 (URL1). The Dutch–English journal website is nice and clearly designed with all important data about the journal: Caert-Thresoor published by the Barent Langenes Foundation is the only journal published in the Netherlands devoted to the history of cartography. The articles concern various aspects of historical cartography, such as plans of towns, fortifications and gardens, developments in styles of decoration and activities of individual mapmakers, engravers and publishers. The journal also features contributions on Dutch map collections and announcements of findings of unusual items. Readers of Caert-Thresoor are frequently informed about new literature, facsimiles and exhibitions. First published in 1982, Caert-Thresoor is nowadays published four times a year. The journal has about 650 subscribers, mainly in the Netherlands. Generally, each issue contains two or three articles, reviews, news and announcements ('Varia Cartographica') and listings of new literature and facsimiles. The journal is published in Dutch, with English summaries.


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