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The art of illustrated maps : a complete guide to creative mapmaking's history, process, and inspiration

Author: John Roman, (Map illustrator)
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : How Books, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"While literally hundreds of books exist on the subject of "cartographic" maps, The Art of Illustrated Maps is the first book to fully explore the world of conceptual, "imaginative" mapping. Author John Roman refers to illustrated maps as "the creative nonfiction of cartography," and his book reveals how and why the human mind instinctively recognizes and accepts the artistic license evoked by this unique art form.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Roman, (Map illustrator)
ISBN: 9781440339561 1440339562
OCLC Number: 900624469
Notes: "T4105"--Back cover.
Description: 199 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 22 x 29 cm
Contents: A look back: mapping the origins of illustrated maps --
Illustrated maps: the viewer, the artist and the mind --
The creative process of a map illustrator --
A showcase of contemporary map illustration.
Responsibility: John Roman.

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This book features the dynamic works of many professional map artists from around the world and documents the creative process as well as the inspirations behind contemporary, 21st-century  Read more...

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