The fascinating story of the creation of the Ordnance Survey map, told for the first time by a brilliant young historian.
Tom McCarthy; Hans-Ulrich Obrist
Features over 130 leading lights from different fields artists, architects, writers and designers, geographers, mathematicians, computer pioneers, scientists who make sense of exterior and interior worlds through highly personal and...
Why do we put north at the top of maps? Which maps show us the way to Heaven, and which show the "land of no sunshine" or the land of...
Stephen Lavin; J. Archer; Fred Shelley
A comprehensive atlas of the Great Plains.
Some maps help us find our way; others restrict where we go and what we do. These maps control behavior, regulating activities from flying to fishing, prohibiting students from one...
Rose Mitchell; Andrew Janes
A map is a snapshot of a place, a city, a nation or even the world at a given point in time - fascinating for what they tell us about...
Geoff Armitage; Ashley Baynton-Williams
Between 1680 and 1807 British publishers produced a sequence of double-hemisphere world maps each printed on two sheets and conjoined. These maps are a peculiarly British phenomenon of this period...
Disproving the theory that women can't read maps, this is the fascinating story of Phyllis Pearsall, the eccentric British artist who single-handedly mapped London's A-Z and created a publishing phenomenon.
Takes you on a journey through the history of cartography and is essentially a history of the world and how its territories were discovered. This book looks at how the...
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Anne Armitage; Laura Beresford
Showcases the finest examples amongst the 200 exquisitely detailed maps donated to the American Museum in Britain
By transforming dry data into beautifully detailed maps that laid the groundwork for proving the then-controversial theory of continental drift, Tharp, along with her lifelong partner, Bruce Heezen, upended scientific...
P. D. A. Harvey
Neglected since the 1890s, the eight medieval regional maps of the Holy Land that are known to have existed are interesting, picturesque and mostly colourful. This beautifully produced large-format book...
Daniel Dorling; Mark Newman; Anna...
Includes 366 digitally modified maps known as cartograms that depict the areas and countries of the world by their demographic importance on a range of topics, ranging from basic data...
Travellers, wanderers, explorers and traders came overland from the West and carried back tales about the India of their perception. The first maps of India were drawn based on the...
Fritz C. Kessler
Following on from "Mapping New York" and "Mapping London," "Mapping America: Exploring the Continent" takes a similar approach in its presentation, thematically...
Paul B. Boissier
Navigation and charts fascinate novice and experienced seamen alike, and this book is the easiest way to gain an immediate and clear understanding of the wealth of information available on...