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Florida: Mapping the Sunshine State through History: Rare and Unusual Maps from the Library of Congress
     

Florida: Mapping the Sunshine State through History: Rare and Unusual Maps from the Library of Congress

by Vincent Virga, E. Lynne Wright
 

These books, produced from the archives ofthe Library of Congress and edited by Vincent Virga, offer a glimpse into the history of the United States through rare historical full-color maps, narrative captions, and short essays. Combining 50 rare, beautiful, and diverse maps of the Sunshine State from the collections of the Library of Congress, a foreword by Vincent

Overview

These books, produced from the archives ofthe Library of Congress and edited by Vincent Virga, offer a glimpse into the history of the United States through rare historical full-color maps, narrative captions, and short essays. Combining 50 rare, beautiful, and diverse maps of the Sunshine State from the collections of the Library of Congress, a foreword by Vincent Virga about the Library of Congress collection and the Florida maps, informative captions about the origins and contents of those maps, and essays on state history, this book is a collectible for cartography buffs and a celebration of Florida for residents, former residents, and visitors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762760107
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/23/2010
Series:
Mapping the States through History Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Vincent Virga has been called, "America's foremost picture editor." He is the coauthor of Eyes of the Nation and the author of Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations, produced in cooperation with the Library of Congress. E. Lynne's short stories, non-fiction articles, essays, and book reviews have appeared in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Hartford Courant, Mature Lifestyles, Woman's Day, and numerous anthologies and literary magazines. Lynne is also the author of More than Petticoats: Remarkable Florida Women and It Happened in Florida.

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