Following WWII, the British government made an effort to thoroughly document its territories. Using modern methods of aerial photography, some 55 countries around the world were selected to receive this treatment. But this is also an account of the men who were sent out to document uncharted territories and their acts of ingenuity and heroism in the face of adversity.
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This is the history of pioneering cartographers' attempts to chart the uncharted. It is also a narrative on the acts of ingenuity and heroism with which they faced adversity.
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Book Description London: HMSO, 1996. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. First edition hardcover in dust jacket. 210 pp. Endpaper maps, color maps, photographs, appendices, references, index. Bumps to one corner, bottom of spine, top of rear board. Pencil price visible on half-title page. Jacket has some scratching on front panel, mino r edge creasing. Very Good/Very Good. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 42551
Book Description HMSO, London, 1996. Hard Cover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. An as new first edition hard cover SIGNED by the author on the title page, binding is tight & strong, no marks or inscriptions. Dustjacket is complete & not priceclipped, no nicks or tears, as new. Due to weight postal adjustment may be reqd. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 03034
Book Description London, HMSO., 1996. Ordnance Survey. Includes 8 map extracts, color and black-and-white. 210 pages. Hardcover. Condition: very good, with very good dust jacket. -- A social history of the world mapping organization in 55 countries. ISBN 0117015903. Bookseller Inventory # 26085
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