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(Cartography; History of Map Projections): Flattening the Earth. Two Thousand Years of Map Projections

by Snyder, John P

Condition: As New


Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1997. Orginally published in 1993, this excellent book on the history and development of map projections was first issued in paperback in 1997. John Snyder was a former president of the American Cartographic Association, and taught related courses at Geore Mason Univ. in Virginia. This is a scholarly production (365pp, including detailed bibliography and index; many b&w drawings).. Mass Market Paperback. As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 3669
  • Title: (Cartography; History of Map Projections): Flattening the Earth. Two Thousand Years of Map Projections
  • Author: Snyder, John P
  • Format/binding:Paperback
  • Book condition: As New
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Univ. of Chicago Press
  • Place: Chicago
  • Date published: 1997
  • Keywords: Maps, Mapping, Cartography, Geography, Map Projection, History, Science , Reference
  • Bookseller catalogs: K. Reference Books;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall



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