Maps & Atlases
Map Production

This timeline was created to give a succint and chronological glimpse at the core subjects central to mapmaking: the milestones in discoveries, explorations and inventions, landmarks in map and atlas publishing and the evolution of papermaking and printing processes.

Click on the above tabs to view different sections of the timeline. Then click in the timeline and slide it to and fro to see the various aspects of mapmaking over the centuries.

Gold Medallist
Independent Publisher Book Awards



The Independent Publisher Book Awards honor the year’s best independently published books at the annual BookExpo America, the largest publishing event in North America.

Open exclusively to independent, university, and self-published titles, the “IPPYs” are awarded in 80 national, 22 region, and ten e-book categories.  We are thrilled and honored to have won the Gold Medal for Reference Books.