John Hessler

c. January 1, 2009 - Present Senior Reference Librarian, Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress Videos: 2 c. January 1, 2007 - Present Specialist, Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress Videos: 1

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    Waldseemuller's Map of America

    Panelists talked about a map made in 1507 by German mapmaker Martin Waldseemuller. It is considered one of the world’s rarest maps and…

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    The Fourth Part of the World

    Toby Lester talked about his book The Fourth Part of the World: The Race to the Ends of the Earth, and the Epic Story of the Map That Gave America…

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    Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations

    Vincent Virga talked about his book, Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations, published by Little, Brown and Company. The author worked for…

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