A Mapmaker's Dream. ** SOLD **
A Mapmaker's Dream
Boston: Shambhala, 1996.
"The Meditations of Fra Mauro, Cartographer to the Court of Venice".
Part historical fiction, part philosophical mystery, this relates the struggle of a sixteenth-century Venetian monk to unify all the available knowledge of his time.
By creating the ultimate map of the world, he moves beyond the two dimensions of paper into the tangles of human imagination.
Hardcover in new dust-jacket.
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