Mark Ovenden Curates an Excellent Collection of Global Maps

By: Christopher DeLuca - Published: • References: markovenden and brainpickings.org
A plethora of public paths finds a home in an excellent collection entitled 'Railway Maps of the World' by Mark Ovenden. Mark Ovenden, also known for his 'Transit Maps of the World' and 'Paris Underground,' has brought together a range of materials for his astonishing volume of the rails found all over the world.

The volume spans over 500 images, bringing together over 120 countries. Readers have the pleasure of experiencing images from such exotic locales as Algeria or Zimbabwe.

The images represent a fascinating and intriguing collection of how the world has travelled by rail from transportation's beginning to present day. Mark Ovenden has put together an excellent reference for those interested in graphic design and travel maps.