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10 edition of Pictorial maps found in the catalog.

Pictorial maps

by Nigel Holmes

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Watson-Guptill Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maps, Pictorial

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 188) and index.

    StatementNigel Holmes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGA108.7 .H65 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1532818M
    ISBN 100823040135
    LC Control Number91010480

    Picturing America book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Instructive, amusing, colorful—pictorial maps have been used and a /5. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Anthony Harvey Pictorial Maps books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

    Look for maps with margins on each side that equate to at least a quarter of an inch. Margins are ideal for framing, and maps without margins may have been trimmed, decreasing their value. Check the back of a map to see if it has been previously dry mounted or glued to .   Map illustrations. Illustrated maps. Pictorial maps. Map art. There are many different names for a form of mapmaking that is, to appropriate a phrase, “not intended for navigation,” but rather for purposes such as advertising and promotion, political propoganda, decoration, or simply pure art.

      Pictorial maps thrived in the United States from the s to the ’60s, says Stephen Hornsby, a professor of geography at the University of Maine and author of a . "Hornsby’s Picturing America is a beautifully illustrated new book that documents the 'golden age' of pictorial maps, from the s to the includes the playful (distorted views of the country from the perspective of New Yorkers, Texans and Californians); the obscure (a map of volunteer fire departments in Philadelphia, circa , commissioned and drawn in ); and more of the.


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