The Resource The curious map book, Ashley Baynton-Williams

The curious map book, Ashley Baynton-Williams

Label
The curious map book
Title
The curious map book
Statement of responsibility
Ashley Baynton-Williams
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baynton-Williams, Ashley
Dewey number
912.074/41
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • British Library
  • British Library
  • Maps
  • Cartography
  • Cartography
  • Map collections
  • Maps
Label
The curious map book, Ashley Baynton-Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This collection is a curation of cartographic curiosities from the British Library collections
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The curious maps -- The dawn of mapmaking (to 1594) -- Early published maps (1598-1760) -- Commercial cartography and education (1760-1850) -- The Victorian era and growth of the mass market (1850) -- Cartobibliographical details
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780226237152
Lccn
2014035710
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891494740
  • 989410
  • (OCoLC)ocn891494740
Label
The curious map book, Ashley Baynton-Williams
Publication
Note
This collection is a curation of cartographic curiosities from the British Library collections
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The curious maps -- The dawn of mapmaking (to 1594) -- Early published maps (1598-1760) -- Commercial cartography and education (1760-1850) -- The Victorian era and growth of the mass market (1850) -- Cartobibliographical details
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780226237152
Lccn
2014035710
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891494740
  • 989410
  • (OCoLC)ocn891494740

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