Map Addict

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Collins, 2009 - Cartography - 330 pages
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'My name is Mike and I am a map addict. There, it's said…'

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User Review  - ingxangxosi - LibraryThing

Maps not only show the world, they help it turn. 'Map Addict' mixes wry observation with hard fact and considerable research, unearthing the offbeat, the unusual and the downright pedantic in a celebration of all things maps. Read full review

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User Review  - Gantois - LibraryThing

This is an truely English book but as a belgian with a passion for maps and cartography I enjoyed reading it. The author focuses mainly on the Ordnance Survey Maps and links history to his personal ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Mike Parker has had a varied career, which at one point saw him working as a stand-up comedian. He has been widely published and also presents various travel programmes for radio and television. His books to date include the Rough Guide to Wales as well as several other guide books. He writes freelance travel pieces for most of the UK papers, including the Independent, the Independent on Sunday, the Guardian, the Sunday Times and the Mirror.

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