Item description for Mapping London: Making Sense of the City by Simon Foxell, Jeffrey A. Frankel, Ronald W. Jones, Lykke Arnt Jakobsen, Adrian Doff, A. Peterson & Sylvia Yount...
Overview 'Mapping London' is a compelling anthology that explores over six centuries of maps. The book is a cartographic journey through the city, tracing its fascinating evolution and exploring the hopes and fears of its inhabitants as events unfold.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 11.75" Height: 9.75" Weight: 4.36 lbs.
Release Date Dec 25, 2007
Publisher Black Dog Publishing
ISBN 1906155070 ISBN13 9781906155070
Availability 0 units.
More About Simon Foxell, Jeffrey A. Frankel, Ronald W. Jones, Lykke Arnt Jakobsen, Adrian Doff, A. Peterson & Sylvia Yount
Simon Foxell has an academic affiliation as follows - The Architects Practice, UK.
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Wonderful maps, great analysis Sep 5, 2008
I originally came across this book while I was in London on vacation. At the time I could not purchase it due to luggage weight concerns, so I took a picture of the cover instead so that I could order it upon my return home.
This book is a wonderful historical review of the development of London through the eyes of its cartographers. The author must have taken an exorbinant amount of time collecting all of the maps necessary to show this history. I truely appreciated this book and have been reading it every night since I recieved it. Anyone who enjoys maps and has ever been to London should buy this book.