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On the Map

A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks

On the Map( )
Author: Garfield, Simon
Foreword by: Sobel, Dava
ISBN:978-1-59240-780-4
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Avery
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

Cartography enthusiasts rejoice: the bestselling author of the Just My Type reveals the fascinating relationship between man and map. Simon Garfield's Just My Type illuminated the world of fonts and made everyone take a stand on Comic Sans and care about kerning. Now Garfield takes on a subject even dearer to our fanatical human hearts: maps.

Imagine a world without maps. How would we travel? Could we own land? What would men and women argue about in cars?...
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Book Details
Pages:464
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Cartography
Reference / Atlases, Gazetteers & Maps
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.4 x 8.2 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.18 Pounds
Author Biography
Garfield, Simon (Author)
Simon Garfield is the author of several acclaimed books, including "The End of the Innocence: Britain in the Time of AIDS", winner of the Somerset Maugham Award. He lives in London.

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