The History of Cartography

mariser:

haloalkane:

The History of Cartography [free pdfs] – edited by J. B. Harley and David Woodward

Organized by region and time period, The History of Cartography looks at maps in the context of the societies that made and used them. The volumes integrate existing scholarship with new research, examining an unprecedented range of artifacts from local maps to those of the cosmos. The books are extensively illustrated and contain detailed footnotes, appendixes, and reference maps. [x]

reblogging to checkvout later. interesting

Saving for later, as mariser suggested.

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