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The Sovereign Map : Theoretical Approaches in Cartography Throughout History

by Jacob, Christian (translated By Tom Conley; edited By Edward H. Dahl)

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Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2006. Nine inch octavo, xxiii, 417, new with new DJ. This remarkable work is the English translation of Jacob's 1992 "L'Empire des cartes..." (Editions Albin Michel, S.A.), dealing with the diverse intellectual nature of maps. This can be considered an essential reference work for anyone interested in the history of cartography, or simply considering the question "What is a Map?" A great deal of thanks goes to T. Conley and E. Dahl for their careful work of translation and editing the original French text.. First English Edition. Cloth. As New/As New.

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