Strange Maps

Strange Maps : An Atlas of Cartographic Curiosities

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 238.76 x 276.86 x 17.78mm | 1,111.3g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 128 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0142005258
  • 9780142005255
  • 101,404

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.
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