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Vargic's Miscellany of Curious Maps: The Atlas of Everything You Never Knew You Needed to Know (Hardback)
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Vargic's Miscellany of Curious Maps: The Atlas of Everything You Never Knew You Needed to Know (Hardback)

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Hardback 128 Pages / Published: 24/09/2015
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EXPLORE THE WORLD AS YOU NEVER KNEW IT WITH VARGIC'S ASTONISHING MISCELLANY OF CURIOUS MAPS.
This Atlas includes four fold out whole printed maps AND a double sided removable poster showing The Map of Stereotypes and The Map of Video Websites.

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Vargic's Miscellany is a collection of 64 maps and infographics.

See the world mapped out by stereotypes; discover the Internet in cartographical form; marvel at the maps of global technology and culture; and explore the world through infographics and statistics.

This wonderful and strange atlas is a treasure trove of interesting, unexpected and bizarre facts - a glorious celebration of our big beautiful diverse world.

Includes:
The Map of Stereotypes
Maps of Internet, YouTube and Gaming
Maps of Literature, Music and Sport
The Map of Separatist Europe
51 infographic maps - from lighting strikes to sexual partners, heavy metal bands to tractors

And many more . . .

Praise for Martin Vargic:

'Beautiful'
Independent

'It's a cliche to say an artist can change the way you look at the world - but Martin Vargic truly has'
www.nypost.com

'This is a must read'
www.visualnews.com

'Bitingly satirical'
www.slate.com

'A phenomenal collection'
www.independent.co.uk

'Amazing'
Daily Mail

'Gorgeous'
www.pastemagazine.com

'Martin Vargic's maps of the world look like they belong on parchment, hung on walls of estates that no one can really afford . . . but there's more to the world than piles of dirt and great swathes of sea water . . . his cartography creates an indirect commentary on how cultural proximities are every bit as relevant in the digital age as geographical ones'
www.bostonglobe.com

'Weird and wonderful'
www.mirror.co.uk

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780718181147
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 1446 g
Dimensions: 304 x 261 x 28 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Beautiful * Independent *
It's a cliche to say an artist can change the way you look at the world - but Martin Vargic truly has * www.nypost.com *
This is a must read * www.visualnews.com *
Bitingly satirical * www.slate.com *
A phenomenal collection * www.independent.co.uk *
Amazing * Daily Mail *
Gorgeous * www.pastemagazine.com *
Martin Vargic's maps of the world look like they belong on parchment, hung on walls of estates that no one can really afford . . . but there's more to the world than piles of dirt and great swathes of sea water . . . his cartography creates an indirect commentary on how cultural proximities are every bit as relevant in the digital age as geographical ones * www.bostonglobe.com *
Weird and wonderful * www.mirror.co.uk *

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“Truly remarkable”

I ordered this book for my husband as a Christmas Gift.
It's difficult to believe it was put together by a 17 year old.
Well done for producing a clever, humorous book Martin

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 36

“Stunning and original”

The day this came into store I fell in love and with good reason!
This atlas is unlike anything you've seen before and it is beautiful - it amazes me that the illustrator is only 17 years old.
A definite... More

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 30

“Great!”

Send this as a gift to my friend who is doing geography lol and he loves it! Of course this book does not contain "normal "maps but is really funny. Great as a gift

Hardback edition
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