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The Resource Map : exploring the world, commissioning editor: Victoria Clarke ; editors: Rosie Pickles and Tim Cooke

Map : exploring the world, commissioning editor: Victoria Clarke ; editors: Rosie Pickles and Tim Cooke

Label
Map : exploring the world
Title
Map
Title remainder
exploring the world
Statement of responsibility
commissioning editor: Victoria Clarke ; editors: Rosie Pickles and Tim Cooke
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
Index
index present
LC call number
GA105.3
LC item number
.M384 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Clarke, Victoria
  • Pickles, Rosie
  • Cooke, Tim
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maps
  • Maps in art
  • Cartography
Label
Map : exploring the world, commissioning editor: Victoria Clarke ; editors: Rosie Pickles and Tim Cooke
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
1625348
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780714869445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1625348
  • (Sirsi) 1625348
  • (OCoLC)917375201
Label
Map : exploring the world, commissioning editor: Victoria Clarke ; editors: Rosie Pickles and Tim Cooke
Publication
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
Control code
1625348
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780714869445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1625348
  • (Sirsi) 1625348
  • (OCoLC)917375201

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