Map of a Nation: A Biography of the Ordnance Survey

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"Map of a Nation" tells the story of the creation of the Ordnance Survey map - the first complete, accurate, affordable map of the British Isles. The OS is a much beloved British institution, and "Map of a Nation" is, amazingly, the first popular history to tell the story of the map and the men who dreamt and delivered it from its inception in 1791, right through to the OS MasterMap of the present day: a vast digital database. The Ordnance Survey's history is one of political revolutions, rebellions, and regional unions ...

Map of a Nation: A Biography of the Ordnance Survey 2011, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781847082541

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Map of a Nation: A Biography of the Ordnance Survey 2010, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781847080981

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