The Curious Map BookBook - 2015
"With The Curious Map Book, Ashley Baynton-Williams gathers an amazing, chronologically ordered variety of cartographic gems mainly from the vast collection of the British Library. He has unearthed a wide array of the whimsical and fantastic, from maps of board games to political ones, maps of the Holy Land to maps of the human soul. In his illuminating introduction, Baynton-Williams also identifies and expounds upon key themes of map production, peculiar styles, and the commerce and collection of unique maps. This incredible volume offers a wealth of gorgeous illustrations for anyone who is cartographically curious."--Publisher's description.
Publisher: Chicago :, The University of Chicago Press,, 2015.
Branch Call Number: 912.0744 Baynton
Characteristics: 240 pages :,color illustrations, color maps ;,29 cm