"Cartographia - Mapping Civilizations",
Period: 2007 (published)
Color: Printed Color
10.4 x 13.3 inches
26.4 x 33.8 cm
This beautiful reference by "America's foremost picture editor" Vincent Virga includes more than 200 maps selected from the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress. It features illustrations of rare maps and curiosities, among them Waldseemuller's 1507 map of the world, William Faulkner's hand-drawn map of his fictional Yoknapatawpha County, and a map of the human genome from 2001. Hardbound with illustrated covers and dust jacket. 266 pages.