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Monster Atlas unveiled at Frankfurt Book Fair

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Monster Atlas unveiled at Frankfurt Book Fair


They are used to big launches at the Frankfurt Book Fair, but this one is BIG!

The biggest Atlas in the world measures two-by-three-metres and costs 70,000 euros – just 31 are being printed.

Publisher Gordon Cheers said it is about creating a legacy, something that will last even in our digital age.

Asked why it is so big, he said: “We have so much mapping, so much detail that we had to do a book as large as this to do justice to that material.”

This year the fair’s focus is on digital editions, as publishers try to entice a new generation of readers with the latest multimedia products.

The Frankfurt Book Fair is the largest such event in the world and runs until Sunday.

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