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Fifty Maps and the Stories they Tell
ISBN: PB: 9781851245239, Bodleian Library Publishing, July 2019
144 pp., 19.6x19.6 cm, 80 colour illus.
From medieval maps to digital cartograms, this book features highlights from the Bodleian Library's extraordinary map collection together with rare artefacts and some stunning examples from twenty-first-century map-makers. Each map is accompanied by...
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£12,00
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Talking Maps
ISBN: HB: 9781851245154, Bodleian Library Publishing, July 2019
224 pp., 27x27 cm, 100 colour illus.
Every map tells a story. Some provide a narrative for travellers, explorers and surveyors or offer a visual account of changes to people's lives, places and spaces, while others tell imaginary tales, transporting us to fictional worlds created by wri...
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£35,00
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Why North is Up Map Conventions and Where They Came From
ISBN: HB: 9781851245192, Bodleian Library Publishing, July 2019
224 pp., 22.8x17.6 cm, 108 colour illus.
Many people have a love of maps. But what lies behind the process of map-making? How have cartographers through the centuries developed their craft and established a language of maps which helps them to better represent our world and users to underst...
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£19,00
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Selden Map of China A New Understanding of the Ming Dynasty
ISBN: HB: 9781851245246, Bodleian Library Publishing, June 2019
96 pp., 25.9x23.7 cm, 40 colour illus.
Dating from the seventeenth century at the height of the Ming Dynasty, the Selden Map of China reveals a country very different from popular conceptions of the time, looking not inward to the Asian landmass but outward to the sea. Discovered in the s...
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£20,00
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Maps and Civilization Cartography in Culture and Society, Fourth Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780226007434, University of Chicago Press, December 2018
360 pp., 23x15 cm, 91 halftones
In this concise introduction to the history of cartography, Norman J. W. Thrower charts the intimate links between maps and history from antiquity to the present day. A wealth of illustrations, including the oldest known map and contemporary examples...
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£22,00
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Lost Maps of the Caliphs Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo
ISBN: HB: 9781851244911, Bodleian Library Publishing, December 2018
368 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 25 colour illus., 69 black&white illus.
About a millennium ago, in Cairo, someone completed a large and richly illustrated book. In the course of thirty-five chapters, our unknown author guided the reader on a journey from the outermost cosmos and planets to Earth and its lands, islands, f...
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£40,00
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Maps of Fredericksburg An Atlas of the Fredericksburg Campaign, Including all Cavalry Operations, September 18, 1862 - January 22, 1863
ISBN: HB: 9781611213713, Savas Beatie, September 2018
304 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 122 maps
"The Maps of Fredericksburg: An Atlas of the Fredericksburg Campaign, Including all Cavalry Operations, September 18, 1862 – January 22, 1863" continues Bradley M. Gottfried's efforts to study and illustrate the major campaigns of the Civil War's Eas...
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£30,00
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Trading Territories Mapping the Early Modern World
ISBN: PB: 9781780239293, Reaktion Books, June 2018
208 pp., 19.8x12.9 cm, 44 illus.
"Trading Territories" tells the compelling story of maps and geographical knowledge in the early modern world from the fifteenth to the early seventeenth century. Examining how European geographers mapped the territories of the Old World –Africa and...
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£9,00
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How to Lie with Maps Third Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780226435923, University of Chicago Press, April 2018
256 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, 16 colour plates, 110 halftones
An instant classic when first published in 1991, "How to Lie with Maps" revealed how the choices mapmakers make – consciously or unconsciously – mean that every map inevitably presents only one of many possible stories about the places it depicts. Th...
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£17,00
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Mapping the Middle East
ISBN: HB: 9781780238500, Reaktion Books, April 2018
336 pp., 25x19 cm, 86 illus., 80 in colour
"Mapping the Middle East" explores the many perspectives from which people have visualized the vast area lying between the Atlantic Ocean and the Oxus and Indus river valleys over the past millennium. By analysing maps produced from the eleventh cent...
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£35,00
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