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Map: Exploring the World

Map: Exploring the World

Phaidon Press

Selected by an international panel of cartographers, academics, map dealers and collectors, this collection of 300 maps from all periods 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. The large reproductions and accompanying captions present a unique curated sequence of global and historical discovery for though-provoking 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.

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H 27cm x W 25cm

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