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The Histomap: Four Thousand Years Of World History

Contributed by Stephen Coles on May 1st, 2013. Artwork published in .
    The Histomap: Four Thousand Years Of World History 1
    Source: http://www.davidrumsey.com Image from the David Rumsey Map Collection via Endless Forms Most Beautiful on Flickr. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Relative Power Of Contemporary States, Nations And Empires.
    Copyright by John B. Sparks. Published by Histomap, Inc. Chicago, Ill.
    Printed and distributed in the U.S.A. by Rand McNally & Co., 1931.

    From the David Rumsey Map Collection.

    The Histomap: Four Thousand Years Of World History 2
    Source: http://www.davidrumsey.com Image from the David Rumsey Map Collection via Endless Forms Most Beautiful on Flickr. License: All Rights Reserved.
    The Histomap: Four Thousand Years Of World History 3
    Source: http://www.davidrumsey.com Image from the David Rumsey Map Collection via Endless Forms Most Beautiful on Flickr. License: All Rights Reserved.

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    7 Comments on “The Histomap: Four Thousand Years Of World History

    1. Wow this is amazing! 

    2. Would make a great table runner or carpet.
    3. Mary W says:
      Aug 13th, 2013 5:11 pm

      Is it possible to order this as a poster?

    4. Hi Mary,

      If you click on the link (davidrumsey.com), you can order the print. At $129.95 it’s a bit pricey, and it’s 3.5 feet long!

      You can also download it at the link above and manipulate it as you see fit.  I wonder if I could get this on a t-shirt?

    5. This is marvelous. If you ever publish it at somewhat less cost, I’d be interested. (Would you sell more, at least to the hobby historian, and make more money in the long run, if you did so?)

    6. ramesh says:
      Apr 29th, 2015 2:19 pm

      Want to buy this map. Please inform seller’s website and price details. we are in Bangalore, India.

    7. Reprints of this histomap from the David Rumsey Map Collection are available from Reprint Mint. Fonts In Use has no affiliation with this company, so please direct your inquiries directly to them.

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