Combining 50 rare, beautiful, and diverse maps of the Commonwealth of Virginia from the collections of the Library of Congress, informative captions about the origins and contents of those maps, and essays on state history, this book is a collectible for cartography buffs and a celebration of Virginia for residents, former residents, and visitors.
Vincent Virga has been called “America's foremost picture editor.” He is the coauthor of Eyes of the Nation and the author of Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations, produced in cooperation with the Library of Congress. He lives in Washington, D.C.
Emilee Hines is a native Virginian who taught history, English, and creative writing for thirty years before retiring. A historian by training, with a master's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she is author of It Happened in Virginia (Globe Pequot), More than Petticoats: Remarkable Virginia Women (TwoDot), and seven volumes of Old Virginia Houses.