Maps: their untold stories

Maps: their untold stories

A map is a snapshot of a place, a city, a nation or even the world at a given point in time - fascinating for what they tell us about the way our ancestors saw themselves, their neighbours and their place in the world. This magnificent collection, drawn from seven centuries of maps held in the National Archives at Kew, looks at a variety of maps, from those found in 14th Century manuscripts, through early estate maps, to sea charts, maps used in military campaigns,… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (September 11, 2014)

Collection: Thomas Reed

Page count: 256 pages

Language: English


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