The Phantom Atlas

£25.00

The Greatest myths, lies and blunders on maps.

Author: Edward Brooke-Hitching

ISBN: 9781471159459

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SKU: 100280 Category:

Description

Nine-foot giants were once thought to stalk the Patagonian landscape.

The Island of California was known to drift off the coast of North America.

The Mountains of Kong were believed to stretch across the continent of Africa.

With fascinating stories and beautiful illustrations, this unique atlas gathers together the wildest misbeliefs ever drawn on maps, revealing the world as it existed purely in the imaginations of our ancestors.