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The image of the world : 20 centuries of world maps

Author: Peter Whitfield; British Library.
Publisher: San Francisco : Pomegranate Artbooks in association with the British Library, 1994.
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Examines the history of world mapmaking through 70 outstanding individual examples, discussing the maps and their makers in relation to their age and placing them within the context of the wider history of ideas.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Whitfield, Peter, 1947-
Image of the world.
San Francisco : Pomegranate Artbooks in association with the British Library, 1994
(OCoLC)756427090
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Whitfield; British Library.
ISBN: 0876540809 9780876540800 0712303383 9780712303385
OCLC Number: 30544063
Description: viii, 144 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Responsibility: Peter Whitfield.

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Examines the history of world mapmaking through 70 outstanding individual examples, discussing the maps and their makers in relation to their age and placing them within the context of the wider history of ideas.

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