Plotted: A Literary Atlas

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Vargic's Miscellany of Curious Maps

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Great Maps

Great MapsThe world s finest maps explored and explained From Ptolemy s world map to the Hereford s Mappa Mundi, through Mercator s map of the world to the latest maps of the Moon and Google Earth, Great Maps provides a fascinating overview of cartography through the ages n nRevealing the stories behind 55 hi

Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas

Unfathomable City: A New Orleans AtlasLike the bestselling Infinite City A San Francisco Atlas, this book is a brilliant reinvention of the traditional atlas, one that provides a vivid, complex look at the multi faceted nature of New Orleans, a city replete with contradictions More than twenty essays assemble a chorus of vibrant voice


MapsTravel the world without leaving your living room.Much than an ordinary atlas, this book of maps is a visual feast for readers of all ages, with lavishly drawn illustrations from the incomparable Mizielinskis It features not only borders, cities, rivers, and peaks, but also places of historica

The Vanishing Island (The Chronicles of the Black Tulip #1)

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Great City Maps

Great City MapsA beautifully illustrated history of the world s most celebrated historical city maps, from the hubs of ancient civilization to sprawling modern mega cities, created in association with the Smithsonian Institution n nGreat City Maps explores and explains 30 of the world s greatest historical city map

A History of the World in 12 Maps

A History of the World in 12 MapsA fascinating look at twelve maps from Ancient Greece to Google Earth and how they changed our world In this masterful study, historian and cartography expert Jerry Brotton explores a dozen of history s most influential maps, from stone tablet to vibrant computer screen Starting with Ptolemy, fath

Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks

Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography WonksMaphead Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks is Ken s followup to his 2005 best seller Brainiac Much as Brainiac offered a behind the scenes look at the little known demimonde of competitive trivia buffs, Maphead finally gives equal time to that other downtrodden underclass America s

Atlas of Remote Islands

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