Friday, June 8, 2018

28 Interesting Books About Maps and Cartography

from Clarke, Victoria, Ed. (2015). Map: Exploring the World. London: Phaidon Press.

Cartography as Art Texts

  1. Berry Jill K. (2016). Making Art From Maps: Inspiration, Techniques, and an International Gallery of ArtistsRockport Publishers. 
  2. Berry Jill K.& Linden McNelly. (2014). Map Art Lab: 52 Exciting Art Explorations in Mapmaking, Imagination, and TravelQuarry Books.
  3. Clarke, Victoria, Ed. (2015). Map: Exploring the World. London: Phaidon Press.
  4. Garfield, Simon. (2013). On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks.  Avery.
  5. Goodwin, Valerie S. (2013). Art Quilt Maps: Capture a Sense of Place with Fiber Collage-A Visual Guide.  C&T Publishing.
  6. Harmon, Katharine. (2016). You Are Here: NYC Mapping the Soul of the CityPrinceton, NJ: Princeton Architectural Press.
  7. Harmon, Katharine. (2010). The Map as Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography Princeton, NJ: Princeton Architectural Press.
  8. Harmon, Katharine. (2003). You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination Princeton, NJ: Princeton Architectural Press.
  9. Harzinski, Kris. (2010).  From Here to There: A Curious Collection from the Hand Drawn Map Association. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Architectural Press.
  10. Hornsby. Stephen J. (2017). Picturing America: The Golden Age of Pictorial Maps. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press;.
  11. Jacobs, Frank. (2009). Strange Maps: An Atlas of Cartographic CuriositiesViking Studio.
Geography/History/Political Science
  1. Baynton-Williams, Ashley. (2015). The Curious Map Book. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. 
  2. Harley, J. P.  (2002). The New Nature of Maps: Essays in the History of Cartography. Edited by Paul Laxton. Baltimore, MA: Johns Hopkins Press.
  3. Marshall, Tim. (2015). Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World. New York: Scribner.
  4. Varga, Vincent. (2007). Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations. New York: Little, Brown and Company

Informational Texts

  1. Brotton, Jerry. (2014). A History of the World in 12 Maps. New York: Penguin Books. 
  2. Brotton, Jerry.  (2014). Great Maps.  Washington DC: DK.
  3. Field, Kenneth. (2018). CartographyRedlands, CA: Esri Press.
  4. Reinhartz, Dennis. (2012). The Art of the Map: An Illustrated History of Map Elements and Embellishments. Sterling.
  5. Riffenburgh, Beau. (2015). Mapping the World: The Story of Cartography. London: Andre Deutsch.

Literary & Film Maps

  1. DeGraff, Andrew. (2017). Cinemaps: An Atlas of 35 Great MoviesEssays by Andrew Jones. Philadelphia, PA: Quirk Books. 
  2. DeGraff, Andrew. (2015). Plotted: A Literary Atlas. San Francisco, CA: Pulp.

Literature for Adults

  1. Chatwin, Bruce. (2012). The SonglinesNew York: Penguin Classics.

Picture Books/Informational Books for Young People (Grade 4-8)

  1. Hibbert, Claire. (2017). Around the World in 80 MapsFirefly Books.
  2. Mizielinska, Aleksandra & Daniel Mizielinski. (2013). MapsBig Picture Press.
  3. Morrison, Taylor. (2004). The Coast Mappers. Boston, MA: HMH Books for Young Readers.
  4. Nuñez, José Jesús Reyes. (2017). Children Map the World: Commemorating the International Map YearRedlands, CA: Esri Press.
  5. Ross, Val.  (2009). The Road to There: Mapmakers and Their StoriesNew York: Pemguin.


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