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If any of you cartographers out there who worked on this Atlas used MAPublisher and/or Geographic Imager at all in any part of your workflow we'd love to hear about it.
Kindly let us know by replying to this post or by emailing info@avenza.com
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We (Geographx) did the relief mapping for Earth and some of the cartography also (NZ, USA, plus bits of some other maps). Kind of ruled our lives for a while! A few (more) grey hairs but an experience not to be missed and a project we are thrilled to have been part of. Damien Demaj had the hardest job - that man deserves a medal. We didn't use MP to generate the relief obviously but we did for the rest.
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Didn't Ortelius or someone make an atlas for a royal or imperial patron with a 5 or 6 foot long binding?
That would have been a hefty tome as well.


I've seen a really big one, 6-7 feet tall, in the University of Berlin. Was a gift from some 17th century diplomat to the ruler of the city iirc.
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I worked on this as well, and as the article mentions, am one of the people who needed to upgrade to a new system to manage the files that were involved! This is going to be an incredible publication, I can't wait to see it.

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I picked up a copy of Earth Concise over the holidays at my local Costco!

I was very surprised to see it there, and the price was incredibly low... ($46.00 Canadian!)

It was a proud moment when I found my name in the credits...

It is absolutely gorgeous.. The photography is stunning and the maps look great combined with a massive amount of interesting content.

The book is so heavy, I'm considering canceling my gym membership!
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I picked up a copy of Earth Concise over the holidays at my local Costco!

I was very surprised to see it there, and the price was incredibly low... ($46.00 Canadian!)

It was a proud moment when I found my name in the credits...

It is absolutely gorgeous.. The photography is stunning and the maps look great combined with a massive amount of interesting content.

The book is so heavy, I'm considering canceling my gym membership!


Congratulations! :D

I've search for it to buy it online and didn't found it. Never thought of Costco!

Thanks for the tip ;)

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Didn't Ortelius or someone make an atlas for a royal or imperial patron with a 5 or 6 foot long binding?
That would have been a hefty tome as well.

Yes, and there was a raft of Really Big Atlases in the 19th century. One-off creations for monarchs. They had one at the Field Museum maps show last year:

In Atlas des Groβen Kurfürsten (Atlas of the Great Elector)
Giovanni Antonio Magini, Italian
1665
Printed maps, bound in leather and gold
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin-Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Map Department
Call Number: gr.2° Kart.B396

from the PDF catalog

There's a fuller description in a blog here.

But I guess this is largest production, published atlas.

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I picked up a copy of Earth Concise over the holidays at my local Costco!

I was very surprised to see it there, and the price was incredibly low... ($46.00 Canadian!)


Has anyone seen it in the states? i tryed looking at my costco, but they didnt have it
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Has anyone seen it in the states? i tryed looking at my costco, but they didnt have it



Try contacting Gordon Cheers, or anyone at Millenum House.
They must have a distribution list somewhere?

Millennium House
52 Bolwarra Rd
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NSW 2101 Australia
Ph (612) 9970 6850
info@millenniumhouse.com.au
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