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Auction 98, Lot 521

"The Nature of Maps: Essays Toward Understanding Maps and Mapping",

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1976 (published)

Publication: University of Chicago Press


5.8 x 8.8 inches
14.7 x 22.4 cm
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Authors Arthur H. Robinson and Barbara B. Petchenik. These essays address a need for a general theory of cartography that explains the uniqueness of maps. They examine how a map accomplishes what its maker intended and how the making and viewing of maps relate to different forms of knowing and communicating. Hardbound, 138 pp, xi, illustrations, dj.


Condition: A

Dust jacketscuffed, contents fine.

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $0

Closed on 3/6/2002