Author(s): The Granger Collection
The 24 maps and views included in each book date from as far back as the early seventeenth century and up until the preset day. The selection include some of the earliest known maps of each city or area, as well as topographical maps, views of iconic locations throughout the city transit maps and more. The original printing information is printed on the reverse side of each map and is accompanied by brief text that describes the image in an historic context and further illuminates its qualities. An introduction to each book by a Granger Collection curator is also included.
Black-Dog's Historic Maps and Views collection is a first-of-its-kind series of beautifully reproduced removable, farmable maps. Each map can be easily removed from the binding and displayed in a standard 356x279mm frame or matted in a larger standard or custom frame.; These four new titles in the series celebrate four U.S. cities and locations that are popular tourist destinations.; The perfect gift for lovers of travel, history or art.
The Granger Collection holds millions of images spanning more than 25,000 years of world history, from before the Stone Age to the dawn of the Space Age. The Granger Collection specialises in the history of people, places, things and events represented in a variety of mediums including photographs, paintings, engravings and lithographs.