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The Resource Map : exploring the world

Map : exploring the world

Label
Map : exploring the world
Title
Map
Title remainder
exploring the world
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
300 stunning maps from all periods and from all around the world, exploring and revealing what maps tell us about history and ourselves. Selected by an international panel of cartographers, academics, map dealers and collectors, the maps 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. Unique curated sequence presents maps in thought-provoking juxtapositions for lively, stimulating 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. Easy-to-use format, with large reproductions, authoritative texts and key caption information, it is the perfect introduction to the subject. Also features a comprehensive illustrated timeline of the history of cartography, biographies of leading cartographers and a glossary of cartographic terms
Cataloging source
ERASA
Dewey number
526
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GA101-1999
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pickles, Rosie
  • Cooke, Tim
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cartography
  • Maps
  • Maps
  • Maps in art
  • Cartography
Target audience
adult
Label
Map : exploring the world
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Introduction by John Hessler
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The maps -- Timeline -- Biographies -- Glossary
Control code
000055223976
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780714869445
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015462673
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
99964222227
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), maps
Specific material designation
regular print
Stock number
12344570
System control number
(OCoLC)917375201
Label
Map : exploring the world
Publication
Copyright
Note
Introduction by John Hessler
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The maps -- Timeline -- Biographies -- Glossary
Control code
000055223976
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780714869445
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015462673
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
99964222227
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), maps
Specific material designation
regular print
Stock number
12344570
System control number
(OCoLC)917375201

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