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Map : exploring the world / commissioning editor: Victoria Clarke ; editors: Rosie Pickles and Tim Cooke.

Book Book (2015.)
Description: 352 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 30 cm
Publisher: London : Phaidon Press Limited, 2015.
5 of 6 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Winthrop. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 6 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Winthrop Adult Nonfiction 526 Map 2015 (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction (3rd Floor) GA 105.3 M384 2015 (Text to Phone) Available -
Melrose Nonfiction (Second Floor) OVERSIZE 912 Map (Text to Phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus Stacks GA105.3 .M384 2015 (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 912/MAP (Text to Phone) Checked out 12/23/2018
Saugus Adult Nonfiction 526 Map (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780714869445 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0714869449 (hardback)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary: 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.
Authors: Clarke, Victoria, (editor.). Pickles, Rosie, (editor.). Cooke, Tim, (editor.).
Citation: Clarke, Victoria. "Map : exploring the world." London : Phaidon Press Limited, 2015.

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