Strange Maps : An Atlas of Cartographic Curiosities
Spanning many centuries, all continents and the realms of outer space and the imagination, this collection of 138 unique graphics combines beautiful full-colour illustrations with quirky statistics and smart social commentary. The result is a distinctive illustrated guide to the world. Brimming with trivia, deadpan humour and idiosyncratic lore, Strange Maps is a fascinating tour of all things weird and wonderful in the world of cartography.
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- Paperback | 244 pages
- 241 x 279 x 17.78mm | 1,131g
- 28 Dec 2009
- Penguin Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- 128 Illustrations, unspecified
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About Frank Jacobs
Frank Jacobs loves maps but finds most atlases too predictable. He collects and comments on all kinds of cartographic curiosa. A journalist and writer, he hosts the blog Strange Maps. He lives in London.