• Map: Exploring the World
  • Map: Exploring the World
  • Map: Exploring the World
  • Map: Exploring the World
  • Map: Exploring the World

Map: Exploring the World

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  • 300 stunning maps from all periods and from all around the world, exploring and revealing what maps tell us about history and ourselves
  • Selected by an international panel of cartographers, academics, map dealers and collectors, the maps represent over 5,000 years of cartographic innovation drawing on a range of cultures and traditions
  • Comprehensive in scope, this book features all types of map from navigation and surveys to astronomical maps, satellite and digital maps, as well as works of art inspired by cartography
  • Unique curated sequence presents maps in thought-provoking juxtapositions for lively, stimulating reading
  • Features some of the most influential mapmakers and institutions in history, including Gerardus Mercator, Abraham Ortelius, Phyllis Pearson, Heinrich Berann, Bill Rankin, Ordnance Survey and Google Earth
  • Easy-to-use format, with large reproductions, authoritative texts and key caption information, it is the perfect introduction to the subject
  • Also features a comprehensive illustrated timeline of the history of cartography, biographies of leading cartographers and a glossary of cartographic terms

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