Cartography

Cartography is the science of map-making.

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
The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime
The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet
Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations
The Map As Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography
The Map Book
Strange Maps: An Atlas of Cartographic Curiosities
Transit Maps of the World
The Map That Changed the World
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
The Mapmakers

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José Saramago
The virtue of maps, they show what can be done with limited space, they foresee that everything can happen therein.
José Saramago, The Stone Raft

Terry Pratchett
It was a shack, somewhere out on the outskirts of the Plains town of Scrote. Scrote had a lot of outskirts, spread so widely-a busted cart here, a dead dog there-that often people went through it without even knowing it was there, and really it only appeared on the maps because cartographers get embarrassed about big empty spaces.
Terry Pratchett

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