8 edition of How maps are made found in the catalog.
Describes the history of mapmaking and provides instructions for making maps.
|Statement||Martyn Bramwell ; illustrated by George Fryer.|
|Series||Maps & mapmakers|
|Contributions||Fryer, George, ill.|
|LC Classifications||GA105.6 .B73 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||48 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||97010366|
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