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Map, Exploring the World

MAP55
Daniel Huffman
Phaidon Press
2015
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0714869449
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Curated by a diverse panel of cartographers, academics, map dealers and map collectors, this deluxe coffee table catalog includes 300 important maps from all over the world and charts the role of cartography across history. In addition, the book supplies biographies of influential mapmakers like Gerardus Mercator, Ordnance Survey and Google Earth. Filled with 400 color illustrations and authoritative text. Measures: 11 3/8 x 9 7/8 inches.

ISBN: 9780714869445
$59.95
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With free, high-quality satellite data at our fingertips, it's all too easy to not appreciate the imagination, intelligence and artistry at the heart of cartography. Simply titled Map, Exploring the World, the new art book by Phaidon Press celebrates the wonderful intricacies of the map-maker's art of putting concepts into geometric space. The coffee table collection of 300 maps makes room for the silly and strange, the academic and arcane, the whimsical and wonderful, the hand-drawn and the digital and much more. ... more

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