Click to preview Maps as Windows into a Changing Place photo book

This book uses a collection of 18 maps focusing on Holderness, Yorkshire to illustrate changes in cartographic style over a dynamic period in European history. Featuring reproductions of maps by John Speed, Emmanuel Bowen, Joan Blaeu, John Tuke, Thomas Kitchin, Robert Morden, L J Waghenaer, and more, the book offers the opportunity to study beautiful maps of the same area as a way of finding excellence in information display. Additionally, the maps act as a window into the changes wrought by coastal erosion as the loss of villages to the sea on the Holderness coast is illustrated by a comparative examination of the maps. Included in the book are photos of this beautiful and hidden part of England.


About the Author

Mary Holder
MaryHolder San Francisco, CA
Mary Holder is a lifetime photographer and lover of old maps. She is also a gardener and traveller as well as a volunteer in her community.

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