Medieval and renaissance map scholar chet van duzer backed by the british library as publisher have teamed up to produce a spectacular new book sea monsters on medieval and renaissance maps a topic oddly enough for which there is little by way of real precedentthis book will become the sea monster authority by default. Sea monsters on medieval and renaissance maps chet van duzer on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers from dragons and serpents to many armed beasts that preyed on ships and sailors alike sea monsters have terrified mariners across all ages and cultures and have become the subject of many tall tales from the sea accounts of these creatures have also inspired cartographers and . Sea monsters on medieval and renaissance maps by chet van duzer and sea monsters a voyage around the worlds most beguiling map by joseph nigg both focus exclusively on illustrations . The sea monsters on medieval and renaissance maps whether swimming vigorously gamboling amid the waves attacking ships or simply displaying themselves for our appreciation are one of the most visually engaging elements on these maps and yet they have never been carefully studied. Chet van duzers sea monsters on medieval and renaissance maps british library 2013 charts the evolution of the mythical creatures that adorned atlases from the 10th century through the 17th
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