Just wasn't what I was expecting.
The text brings history alive and helps to develop an understanding of the psychology and culture behind the creation of these charted representations.
Anyone who has ever enjoyed the beauty of maps or has wondered how maps were made before aerial photography will love this book.
Its a nice conversation starter but not really what I was expecting. I was hoping for more maps but its more of a history book. Which is cool. I like that too. Read morePublished 10 months ago by D. Dalton
I bought this book because I love maps, especially historical maps. As an artist, I find the maps in this book stunning. Read morePublished 15 months ago by LiDona
It's a must for whoever loves cartography maps and history.
Apart of being a great book it's also a great asset in your library....
Just wasn't what I was expecting. Interesting historical articles but I was looking for something a little different with descriptive maps and comparisons..Published 20 months ago by Jana Manning
Cover torn completely from body of book. Book pages are crisp & clean, no dog ears or tears. Text: acceptable; quality of volume: poor. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Brian Davis
My daughter is a cartoophiliac and just loved this Christmas gift. A unique find. Thanks for a really great book.Published on January 9, 2013 by Carolyn McCarthy
I love maps and I collect globes, so when I saw this book on sale I decided to take a chance and purchase. Read morePublished on September 25, 2012 by Sparkle Plenty
This book was required reading for my geography class. Great maps and illustrations, very refreshing coming from stagnant textbooks. Read morePublished on April 4, 2012 by E. M.
It was a gift for my son-in-law, a Federal Surveyor. My daughter said he couldn't put it down for the entire first evening. It is lovely quality - ready for a coffee table.Published on November 19, 2010 by Carol A. Williamson