Map Books of 2020

Here are the books that, to my knowledge, have been published or are scheduled to be published in 2019.

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The Sky Atlas (cover)The Sky Atlas
by Edward Brooke-Hitching
Chronicle, 25 Feb 2020 (U.S. edition)
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The History of Cartography, Vol. 4: Cartography in the European Enlightenment (cover)The History of Cartography, Vol. 4: Cartography in the European Enlightenment
edited by Matthew H. Edney and Mary Sponberg Pedley
University of Chicago Press, Apr 2020


The Atlas of Women Explorers (cover)The Atlas of Women Explorers
by Riccardo Francaviglia; Margherita Sgarlata (illustrator)
White Star, 5 May 2020 • ages 8 and up

The Indies of the Setting Sun (cover)The Indies of the Setting Sun: How Early Modern Spain Mapped the Far East as Far as the Transpacific West
by Ricardo Padrón
University of Chicago Press, May 2020


When Maps Become the World (cover)When Maps Become the World
by Rasmus Grønfeldt Winther
University of Chicago Press, Jun 2020

Ocean Speaks (cover)Ocean Speaks: How Marie Tharp Revealed the Ocean’s Biggest Secret
by Jess Keating; Katie Hickey (illustrator)
Tundra Books, 30 Jun 2020 • ages 4-8


A History of Britain in 12 Maps (cover)A History of Britain in 12 Maps
by Philip Parker
Michael Joseph, 23 Jul 2020
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Cover Not AvailableMaps from Extinct Countries
by Gideon Defoe
Ebury Press, 13 Aug 2020

Terra Incognita (cover)Terra Incognita: 100 Maps to Survive the Next 100 Years
by Ian Goldin and Robert Muggah
Century, 27 Aug 2020


Underground Cities (cover)Underground Cities
by Mark Ovenden
White Lion, 8 Sep 2020

Marie’s Ocean
by Josie James
Henry Holt, 22 Sep 2020 • ages 5-9


Cover Not AvailableAntarctic Atlas: A Continent in 70 Maps
by Peter Fretwell
Particular Books, 1 Oct 2020
Amazon UK