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The Art of Illustrated Maps

By: John Roman

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, F & W Publications: 2015

Seller ID: 003670

ISBN: 1440339562

Condition: New

While literally hundreds of books exist on the subject of "cartographic" maps, "The Art of Illustrated Maps" is the first book EVER to fully explore the world of conceptual, "imaginative" mapping. Author John Roman refers to illustrated maps as "the creative nonfiction of cartography," and his book reveals how and why the human mind instinctively recognizes and accepts the artistic license evoked by this unique art form. Drawing from numerous references, "The Art of Illustrated Maps" traces the 2000-year history of a specialized branch of illustration that historians claim to be "the oldest va... View more info