Cartography

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The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet
The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps
On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
Atlas of Remote Islands
Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks
Map Addict: A Tale of Obsession, Fudge & the Ordnance Survey
A History of the World in Twelve Maps
Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas
The Map As Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography
The Fourth Part of the World: The Race to the Ends of the Earth, and the Epic Story of the Map That Gave America Its Name
Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks
On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination
How to Lie with Maps
Atlas of Remote Islands
Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations
The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet
The Map As Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography
The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime
The Mapmakers
Transit Maps of the World
The Map Book
Strange Maps: An Atlas of Cartographic Curiosities
The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology
Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings: Evidence of Advanced Civilization in the Ice Age
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Fiction with Map Covers
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The Histories by HerodotusGeographica by StraboThe Riddle of the Labyrinth by Margalit FoxThe Ancient Explorers by Max CaryGermania Und Die Insel Thule by Andreas Kleineberg
Ancient Geography
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Patrick Rothfuss
Folk like to pretend they know everything about the world. Rich folk especially. Maps are great for that. [...] You don't have blanks on your map, so the folks who draw them shade in a piece and write, 'The Eld.' You might as well burn a hole right through the map for what good that does.
Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear

Christopher Barzak
Uncharted territory,” I said. “The parts on the maps of our lives that we don’t understand. In cartographer’s language they call these places sleeping beauties.
Christopher Barzak, The Love We Share Without Knowing

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