The Map Catalog

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This unique sourcebook for map lovers is newly revised in a third edition that includes more maps than ever before. In addition to a profusion of road maps, aerial ...
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New York, NY 1990 Soft Cover Second Edition, First Printing New in None as Issued jacket BRAND NEW & Collectible. Revised & Expanded 2nd Edition, First Printing. Reference Tool. ... Guide to the landscape of cartography. Maps & charts in 12 sections: 1, A World of Maps; 2, Travel Maps; 3, Maps of Specific Areas; 4, Boundary Maps; 5, Scientific Maps; 6, History Through Maps; 7, Utility & Service Maps; 8, Water Maps; 9, Sky Maps; 10, Images As Maps; 11, Atlases & Globes; and, 12, Et Cetera, followed by 6 appendices. Read more Show Less

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Overview

This unique sourcebook for map lovers is newly revised in a third edition that includes more maps than ever before. In addition to a profusion of road maps, aerial maps, geological maps, historical maps, weather maps, nautical maps, military maps, census maps, and astronomical maps, this third revised edition contains:

-- the most current maps of Russia and Eastern Europe;

-- a new section on the age of exploration;

-- the most up-to-date information about map software;

-- a completely new section on how to have a professional map made;

-- the latest information about the new generation of maps based on the 1990 census.

Whether you want maps of airports or zip codes, highways, hurricanes, or hidden treasure, The Map Catalog is the book for you.

Over 64 pages of new material including dozens more maps, sections on geography, education with emphasis on travel and transit maps.

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The object of this bookand one it carries out very wellis to present general information about the many types of maps available, describe them, and give sources from which to purchase them. It is divided into ``Land Maps'' (two-thirds of the book), ``Sky Maps,'' ``Water Maps,'' and ``Map Products,'' with appendixes giving major map publishers' addresses and selected map libraries and map stores. It includes only items in print, daringly noting prices. There is some repetition, minor incorrect information (e.g., the National Cartographic Information Center does not sell maps), and some omissions (e.g., a map library closed to the public in Colorado is listed; the largest collection in the state is not), but overall, this is an attractive, very useful book, especially appropriate for reference in public and academic libraries. Mary Larsgaard, Colorado Sch . of Mines Lib., Golden
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780679727675
  • Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 3/17/1990
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 368

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