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Picturing America

Stephen J. Hornsby

Picturing America

the golden age of pictorial maps

by Stephen J. Hornsby

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maps,
  • Pictorial maps,
  • Cartography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGolden age of pictorial maps
    StatementStephen J. Hornsby
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Geography and Map Division
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG1201.A5 H67 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 289 pages
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27239508M
    ISBN 10022638604X
    ISBN 109780226386041
    LC Control Number2016012939
    OCLC/WorldCa956957285

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