From Circle to Sphere: Historic Maps Since Columbus
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From Circle to Sphere: Historic Maps Since Columbus A Catalog of an Exhibition by John Delaney

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Published by Princeton Univ Library .
Written in English


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Number of Pages113
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Open LibraryOL8114864M
ISBN 100878110356
ISBN 109780878110353

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