'a fascinating collection' -- WANDERLUST
'a superbly illustrated and fascinating celebration of the map in its myriad forms over time.' -- TRAVELLER
'offers a cultural insight that cannot be recommended too highly.' -- Andro Linklater, The Spectator
'this book is immensely enriches by the accompanying explanatory text' -- Rosita Boland, THE IRISH TIMES
'this fascinating, beautiful, lovingly-produced coffe-table book' -- Beatrice Sant, HERITAGE
'this splendid book' -- Michael Kerrigan, THE SCOTSMAN
A unique, highly accessible, lavishly illustrated introduction to the history of maps, which have been at the forefront of altering our perceptions of the world and our place within it.