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Books for people who love maps

The following is a small collection of books for the mapaholics and map addicts amongst us.

These are quirky and entertaining as well as informative.

Click on the book cover to read more information about these fascinating books.

The Fourth Part of the World

"The Waldseemuller Map of 1507" introduced a collection of cartological firsts, and this book charts the history of that map.

The Power of Maps

A consideration of maps which evaluates the significance of the signs and myths which are inherent in them.

The World is Flat. Not!

The beautiful, unique maps in this book will give your kids thought-provoking new views of the world

Visions of the World

This book tells the compelling story of the cartographers, explorers, and surveyors who have mapped our earth.

The Map That Changed the World

The map that charted the hidden underside of the world.

Revenge of Geography

This book offers a new way in which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for places around the world.

The World is Flat

Excerpts of the great changes taking place in our time.

Island of lost maps

An account of a curious crime spree: the theft of scores of valuable centuries-old maps

Penguin Dictionary of Geography

This book gives clear definitions of key concepts in physical and human geography

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.

Prisoners of Geography

All leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete.

The World is Flat

An account of the great changes taking place in our time.


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MapWorld New Zealand, May, 2022