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Antonio Zatta was a prominent Italian map publisher of the late 18th and early 19th century. His firm, based in Venice, produced maps that mark an important transition from 18th to 19th century cartographic styles. He updates and redefines the traditional title cartouche by replacing the mythic elements common to the 17th and 18th century with more representative images. His most important work is the four volume Atlante novissim.
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Born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, the oldest of 3 brothers. Graduated from St. Francis Xavier University in 1968 with a degree in social sciences. Attended grad school in St. Louis, Missouri, 1970. Taught anthropology and sociology at UCCB/CBU from 1972 until retirement.
Gerard van Keulen was the son of Johannes van Keulen, a Dutch cartographer who started a publishing and book selling business in 1681. Gerard took over control of the firm in 1714 and continued to add to the company's vast body of cartographic work.
He was a 17th-century Dutch cartographer. He published the influential nautical atlas the Zee-Atlas and the pilot guide Zee-Fakkel