British maps and map-makers
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Published by W. Collins in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Cartography -- Great Britain,
  • Cartographers,
  • Cartography -- History

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Edward Lynam. With 8 plates in colour and 22 illustrations in black & white.
SeriesBritain in pictures, The British people in pictures
LC ClassificationsGA791 .L9
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6478069M
LC Control Number44047379

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Modern rendering of Anaximander's 6th century BC world map. Ptolemy's CE world map (as redrawn in the 15th century). Anaximander, Greek Anatolia ( BC– BC), first to attempt making a map of the known world; Hecataeus of Miletus, Greek Anatolia ( BC– BC), geographer, cartographer, and early ethnographer; Dicaearchus, Greece (c. BC– BC), .   This standard work gives full information and illustrations of the principle map-makers and map publishers and their work from the earliest times to the nineteenth century, combining an appreciation of the popular decorative side of early maps with historical and bibliographical notes/5.   Track down hidden treasures, decipher geographical details and discover amazing facts as you work through this unique puzzle book based on 40 of the Ordnance Survey's best British maps. Explore the first ever OS map made in , unearth the history of curious place names, encounter abandoned Medieval villages and search the site of the first Brand: Orion Publishing Group, Limited. The previous version of the Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book was the biggest-selling puzzle book of This all new version is bigger and more challenging than before, with all new puzzle types from the simple to the fiendish. With 40 regional maps from across the entire country, this book has hundreds of puzzles to complete.

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