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Map: Exploring the World
SKU: 19951
$39.95

Map: Exploring the World brings together more than 250 fascinating examples of maps from the birth of cartography to today's cutting-edge digital maps and reflects the many reasons people make maps - to find their way, to assert ownership, to encourage settlement, or to show political power. Carefully chosen by an international panel of experts and arranged to highlight thought-provoking contrasts and similarities, it features maps by the greatest names in cartography and lesser-known creators, as well as rare maps from indigenous cultures around the world.

  • Author: John W. Hessler
  • Publisher: Phaidon 
  • Measurements: L 9.5" W 8.25"
  • Hardcover, 352 pages

Map: Exploring the World brings together more than 250 fascinating examples of maps from the birth of cartography to today's cutting-edge digital maps and reflects the many reasons people make maps - to find their way, to assert ownership, to encourage settlement, or to show political power. Carefully chosen by an international panel of experts and arranged to highlight thought-provoking contrasts and similarities, it features maps by the greatest names in cartography and lesser-known creators, as well as rare maps from indigenous cultures around the world.

  • Author: John W. Hessler
  • Publisher: Phaidon 
  • Measurements: L 9.5" W 8.25"
  • Hardcover, 352 pages
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