Books Of Maps: 7 Must-Read Cartography Books

01/07/2011 02:46 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

We're obsessed with maps -- a fundamental sensemaking mechanism for the world, arguably the earliest form of standardized information design, and a relentless source of visual creativity. Today, we turn to seven fantastic books that explore the art and science of cartography from seven fascinating angles.

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