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A fascinating book. Charting the history of particular maps from 1475 to 1899. The maps (all one hundred and twenty of them) are excellently reproduced. Each map is very well described showing the way the world has changed over five centuries. It is amazing how accurate some of the early ... Read review
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Antiquarian maps and their history

AdvantagesExcellent reproductions. Very informative

DisadvantagesRather large!

"A fascinating book. Charting the history of particular maps from 1475 to 1899. The maps (all one hundred and twenty of them) are excellently reproduced. Each map is very well described showing the way the world has changed over five centuries. It is amazing how accurate some of the early maps were when one considers how little of the world had been discovered. The amount of knowledge and skill that was needed to produce these maps must have been immense. ..." Read review
20.11.2006

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Author Ashley Baynton-Williams; Miles Baynton-Williams
Title New Worlds: Maps from the Age of Discovery
Genre Travel
Type Non-Fiction
ISBN 1905204809
EAN 9781905204809

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