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The Gough map : the earliest road map of Great Britain?

Author: Nick Millea; Bodleian Library.
Publisher: Oxford : Bodleian Library, ©2007.
Series: Treasures from the Bodleian Library.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For centuries the Gough Map has amazed observers with its remarkable detail and baffled historians with its hidden secrets: who made it and why was it made? This gorgeously illustrated volume offers possible answers to these questions with a detailed examination of the map that employs the latest in technology, cartographic theories, and historical research. Recent digitization of the Gough Map has made it more  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Maps Early works to 1800
Named Person: Richard Gough; Matthew Paris
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Millea; Bodleian Library.
ISBN: 9781851240227 1851240225
OCLC Number: 137222416
Notes: Includes fold-out print of the Gough map.
Description: 95 p. : col. ill., maps (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Contents: A MOST CURIOUS AND ANCIENT MAP --
EDWARD I AND EMPIRE --
A REVOLUTION IN MAPMAKING --
THE MAP'S AUDIENCE --
THE THIN RED LINES --
SYMBOLS AND INSCRIPTIONS --
MYTHS AND IMAGES --
DEGREES OF ACCURACY --
THE MAP'S LEGACY.
Series Title: Treasures from the Bodleian Library.
Responsibility: Nick Millea.
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For centuries the Gough Map, one of the Bodleian Library's greatest treasures, has impressed viewers with its remarkable detail and baffled historians with its hidden secrets: who made it and why was  Read more...

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