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But I still love my globe.
But there may be hope for the humble globe. Bound atlases have stood up to digital encroachment much better than encyclopedias, because no screen can yet duplicate the tactile, immersive experience of exploring the Earth via paper maps.
Spring 2013 Announcements: Travel: Stranger in a Strange Land
Remember the hookah-smoking caterpillar confronting Alice with that eternal ... ISBN 978-0-7627-7841-6). Want to buy some medieval armor? Find America’s oldest baseball diamond or New England’s smallest town? Look no further—it’s all here.
The End of the Map
It featured on world maps and atlases for almost the entire 19th century. The mountains were first sketched in 1798 by the highly regarded English cartographer James Rennell, a man already famous for mapping large parts of India. The problem was ...
Amid frenzy over map apps, new focus on 16th century world view
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As online titans compete to deliver instant maps to smartphones, the Library of Congress in Washington is focusing attention on an antique "cosmology" printed ... need to know where we are on the globe and where we are in the world ...
A Mapmaker Takes on the World
Connie Brown examines an old globe she is 'repairing ... Ms. Brown used Google Maps to plot locations. She usually consults several sources, including her own atlases, online maps from the CIA and antique maps at the New York Public Library Once she ...
Daniel Crouch Rare Books: The Gestetner Collection of Maritime Atlases and Voyages -
Daniel Crouch Rare Books, specialist dealer in antique atlases, maps, plans, sea charts and globes, presents its inaugural exhibition of ‘The Gestetner Collection of Maritime Atlases and Voyages’ this December. The collection, undoubtedly one of the ...