Play Literary Geography

Created in 1933 by cartographer Paul M. Paine, The Booklovers Map of America Showing Certain Landmarks of Literary Geography is a charming guide to many of our favorite literary places. Working during the 1920s and 1930s, Paine designed or co-designed  some terrific pictoral maps, including The Booklovers Map of the British Isles and the better known Map History of New York State. While some may disagree with Paine’s designation of Boston as “the Birthplace of American Literature his maps is a creative and entertaining take on our literary heritage.

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7 Responses to Play Literary Geography

  1. Faith Pepper says:

    What lovely illustrated maps.

    Kind regards

    Faith Pepper

  2. Matt L says:

    Where might I be able to purchase a hardcopy of this map?

  3. I don’t know if the maps have been reproduced for sale. They may only be available as digital reproductions or in the books.

  4. zingyy says:

    Can I get the digital reproductions/ pics online?

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