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How We Use Maps and Globes: An Illustrated Guide from 1968
How We Use Maps and Globes: An Illustrated Guide from 1968

A charming reminder of how far we’ve come — and what we’ve given up along the way.

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The Birth of Our Modern Obsession with Maps
The Birth of Our Modern Obsession with Maps

From Ptolemy to Richard Dawkins, or how customization in Renaissance Venice sparked a cartographic craze.

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Trailblazing Graphic Designer Paula Scher on Creativity
Trailblazing Graphic Designer Paula Scher on Creativity

“To invent, you have to take the odd and the strange combination of the years of knowledge and experience.”

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A Typographic Tour of New York City at Night
A Typographic Tour of New York City at Night

“No other city in the world stages dusk to dawn like New York City.”

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How To Be a Woman
How To Be a Woman

“Pop is the cultural bellwether of social change.”

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The Strange Story of William Faulkner’s Only Children’s Book
The Strange Story of William Faulkner’s Only Children’s Book

A rare vintage treasure, with stunning black-and-white illustrations and a side of controversy.

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