The five chapters are distinctly broken down with the use of colour coding.
 Maps and details of maps used as spread bleeds on the chapter openers.
 Colour panels used as the start of section heads. Pull-out boxed panels with compass details in the background.
 A combination of historical images and more contemporary reference images are scattered through the text.
 To augment the content and images, his book contains 15 faithful reproductions of historic maps. Pouches are bound into the sections of the book which contain these removable pieces. To produce the facsimile reproductions, first, the original maps were digitally photographed in small sections to retain as much detail as possible. We were then commissioned to rebuild the maps at actual size of the original by painstakingly joining these digital images together in Photoshop. Creases, stains, pencils marks and any other blemishes are all retained so that the reader owns a facsimile collection of historic maps. This is one of those rebuilt maps – actual size is just over one meter wide!      
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