Strange Maps


An intriguing collection of more than 100 out-of-the-ordinary maps, blending art, history and pop culture to create a unique atlas of humanity.

ISBN: 9780142005255 Author: Jacobs, Frank Publisher: TURNAROUND PUBLISHER SERVICES Publication Date: 26th November 2009 Imprint: Viking Cover: Paperback Dewey: 912 (edition:22) Pages: 244 Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

Spanning many centuries, all continents and the realms of outer space and the imagination, this collection of 138 unique graphics combines beautiful full-colour illustrations with quirky statistics and smart social commentary. The result is a distinctive illustrated guide to the world. Brimming with trivia, deadpan humour and idiosyncratic lore, Strange Maps is a fascinating tour of all things weird and wonderful in the world of cartography.

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