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The world through maps

a history of cartography

by John R. Short

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Firefly Books in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cartography -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 218) and index.

    StatementJohn Rennie Short.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGA201 .S46 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3382228M
    ISBN 101552978117
    LC Control Number2004555533

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