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The Mapmaker's Apprentice

Author: C. J. Archer

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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Category: Cartography

Page: 312

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USA TODAY BESTSELLER When an apprentice from the Mapmakers' Guild goes missing, Matt and India are employed to find him. Going undercover as a married couple, they discover that not everyone at the guild is what they seem, and the lad's unearthly maps caused jealousy, suspicion and fear. With one of the apprentice's magic maps in their possession, India and Matt must use their wits and India's fledgling, untried magic to find him. But the more they investigate, the more sinister plots they uncover, including a link between the Mapmakers' and Watchmakers' Guilds, and an ancient magical treasure buried beneath the streets of London. As the net of suspicion widens and enemies draw closer, it's not just the apprentice's life that's in danger, but Matt's too. Someone will go to great lengths to prevent him discovering the name of the man who can fix the watch keeping him alive. Great lengths indeed.

The Mapmaker's Apprentice

Author: Peter Cooper

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Category: Children's stories

Page: 371

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Dillen, Koto and Tajni are free of their cruel masters and ready for their next adventure. Dillen is drawn to a respected mapmaker's appeal for an apprentice and hopes to be chosen. But many others want the job, and the test for them all is to undertake a journey to a mountain pass haunted by a fearsome creature said to be the size of a barn and able to move like a hunting snake. Dillen and his friends soon discover they have an even more perilous mission on their hands, one that could be the end for all of them ...

The Mapmakers Union

Author: MJ Fletcher

Publisher: MJ Fletcher

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Category: Fiction

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Chloe Masters has a death wish, at least according to her friends. Still reeling from the loss of one of those closest to her she is living life on the edge. One by one she is pushing everyone away. Leaving her with the very person who betrayed her... Faith. Her memories still locked away by the Forget Me Not, can Chloe discover the truth before she loses everyone she loves?

Apprentice Vehicle Operator/dispatcher (AFSC 60330)

Author: Richard T. Hicks

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Category: Vehicles, Military

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The Dragon's Apprentice

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Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 376

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When John, Jack, and Charles return to the Archipelago of Dreams, they encounter an apparent splintering of Time itself and set off on a new quest in which success and failure each carry a high cost.

The Mapmaker's Eye

David Thompson on the Columbia Plateau

Author: Jack Nisbet

Publisher: Pullman : Washington State University Press

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 180

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Between 1807 and 1812, North West Company fur trader, explorer, and cartographer David Thompson established two viable trade routes across the Rocky Mountains in Canada and systematically surveyed the entire 1,250-mile course of the Columbia River. In succeeding years he distilled his mathematical notations from dozens of journal notebooks into the first accurate maps of the entire northwest quadrant of North America. The writings in those same journals reveal a complex man who was headstrong, curious, and resourceful in ways that reflected both his London education and his fur trade apprenticeship on the Canadian Shield. In The Mapmaker's Eye: David Thompson on the Columbia Plateau, Jack Nisbet utilizes fresh research to convey how Thompson experienced the sweep of human and natural history etched across the Columbia drainage. He places Thompson's movements within the larger contexts of the European Enlightenment, the British fur trade economy, and American expansion as represented by the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Nisbet courses through journal notebooks to assemble and comment on Thompson's bird and mammal lists, the explorer's surprisingly detailed Salish vocabulary, the music Thompson and his crew listened to on a barrel organ, and the woodcraft techniques they used to maintain themselves under shelter or while on the move. Visual elements bring Thompson's written daybooks to life. Watercolor landscapes and tribal portraits drawn by the first artists to travel along his trade routes illuminate what the explorer actually saw. Tribal and fur trade artifacts reveal intimate details of two cultures at the moment of contact. The Mapmaker's Eye also depicts the surveying instruments that Thompson used, and displays the series of remarkable maps that grew out of his patient, persistent years of work. In addition to these visual aspects of Thomson's journeys through the Columbia country, Nisbet taps into oral memories kept by the Kootenai and Salish bands who guided the agent and his party along their way.

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers

Author: Ronald Vere Tooley

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Category: Cartographers

Page: 462

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Breath of the Dragon

The Mapmaker Chronicles

Author: A.L. Tait

Publisher: Hachette UK

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Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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The prize for winning the race around the world is almost within reach. But sometimes the biggest danger can lie close to home. Quinn, Ash, Zain and the crew of the Libertas are racing against the clock to get back to Verdania before the King's deadline. Will they make it in time? Will Quinn complete the first map of the whole world? Will Zain bring back enough treasure to satisfy the King? Will they win the race to the end of the world?Or will their enemies stop them from getting back at all? For fans of international bestseller John Flanagan's Ranger's Apprentice series and Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson books. The first book in the series was named one of the best middle-grade books of 2014 by Readings. 'Not since Emily Rodda's Deltora Quest series has there been such an exciting adventure tale from an Australian author. Echoes of Robinson Crusoe make this feel like a classic with a new twist, and it's perfect for readers aged 8 to 12 who are looking for some escapism in the sea of contemporary stories' - Readings on Prisoner of the Black Hawk The Mapmaker Chronicles 1. Race to the End of the World 2. Prisoner of the Black Hawk 3. Breath of the Dragon (October 2015)

The Map of Salt and Stars

A Novel

Author: Zeyn Joukhadar

Publisher: Atria Books

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Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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This powerful and lyrical debut novel is to Syria what The Kite Runner was to Afghanistan; the story of two girls living eight hundred years apart—a modern-day Syrian refugee seeking safety and an adventurous mapmaker’s apprentice—“perfectly aligns with the cultural moment” (The Providence Journal) and “shows how interconnected two supposedly opposing worlds can be” (The New York Times Book Review). This “beguiling” (Seattle Times) and stunning novel begins in the summer of 2011. Nour has just lost her father to cancer, and her mother moves Nour and her sisters from New York City back to Syria to be closer to their family. In order to keep her father’s spirit alive as she adjusts to her new home, Nour tells herself their favorite story—the tale of Rawiya, a twelfth-century girl who disguised herself as a boy in order to apprentice herself to a famous mapmaker. But the Syria Nour’s parents knew is changing, and it isn’t long before the war reaches their quiet Homs neighborhood. When a shell destroys Nour’s house and almost takes her life, she and her family are forced to choose: stay and risk more violence or flee across seven countries of the Middle East and North Africa in search of safety—along the very route Rawiya and her mapmaker took eight hundred years before in their quest to chart the world. As Nour’s family decides to take the risk, their journey becomes more and more dangerous, until they face a choice that could mean the family will be separated forever. Following alternating timelines and a pair of unforgettable heroines coming of age in perilous times, The Map of Salt and Stars is the “magical and heart-wrenching” (Christian Science Monitor) story of one girl telling herself the legend of another and learning that, if you listen to your own voice, some things can never be lost.

The Mapmaker

Author: James Jauncey

Publisher: Trafalgar Square

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Category: Fiction

Page: 251

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Two men unjustly accused of murder flee their medieval home, following a map they hope will lead them to knowledge and wealth

The Mapmakers

Author: John Noble Wilford

Publisher: Knopf

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Category: History

Page: 507

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Examines the technology and significant figures of cartography, including the accuracy of ancient Chinese maps, contributions by such navigators as Ferdinand Magellan and James Cook, and the development of a current Global Positioning System.

The Printed Maps of Devon

County Maps, 1575-1837

Author: Kit Batten

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Category: Cartography

Page: 248

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The Island of the Mapmaker's Wife & Other Tales

Author: Marilyn Sides

Publisher: Harmony

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Category: Collectors and collecting

Page: 277

View: 126

Presents a variety of contemporary love stories that evoke a sense of place and that revolve around collectors' objects, which become the object of obsession as characters project their own dreams and desires onto them

Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts

Author: Colonial Society of Massachusetts

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Category: Local history

Page: 635

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Primarily consists of: Transactions, v. 1, 3, 5-8, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, 32, 34-35, 38, 42-43; and: Collections, v. 2, 4, 9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-31, 33, 36-37, 39-41; also includes lists of members.

Sibley's Heir

A Volume in Memory of Clifford Kenyon Shipton

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Publisher: Colonial Society of

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Category: History

Page: 635

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Clifford Kenyon Shipton devoted much of his professional career to conti nuing the multivolume Sibley's Harvard Graduates begun by John Langdo n Sibley. Thus, Shipton was, indeed, Sibley's heir.

The Map Collector

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Category: Cartographers

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MapForum

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Category: Cartography

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From Honor Bound

Author: Paula La Sala

Publisher: Firstpublish.Incorporated

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Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 330

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The Louisville & Nashville Employes' Magazine

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Category: Railroads

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The Mapmaker's War

Keeper of Tales Trilogy: Book One

Author: Ronlyn Domingue

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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From the critically acclaimed author of The Mercy of Thin Air comes the profound story of a strong, resilient woman who risks everything to be true to herself, “an otherworldly tale that charts the all-too-human territory between heartbreak and hope” (Deborah Harkness, New York Times bestselling author of A Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night). In an ancient time, in a faraway land, a young woman named Aoife is allowed a rare apprenticeship to become her kingdom’s mapmaker, tasked with charting the entire domain. Traveling beyond its borders, she finds a secretive people who live in peace, among great wealth. They claim to protect a mythic treasure, one connected to the creation of the world. When Aoife reports their existence to her kingdom, the community is targeted as a threat. Aoife is exiled for treason and finds refuge among the very people who had been declared her enemy. With them, she begins a new life surrounded by kindness, equality, and cooperation. But within herself, Aoife has no peace. She cannot share the grief she feels for the home and children she left behind, nor can she bear the warrior scars of the man she comes to love. And when she gives birth to their gifted daughter, Aoife cannot avoid what the child forces her to confront about her past and its truth. On this most important of journeys, there is no map to guide her.

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