The Discworld Mapp

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The Discworld Mapp
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Cover of Discworld Mapp atlas.
Author Terry Pratchett and Stephen Briggs
Illustrator Stephen Player
Cover artist Stephen Player
Country Great Britain
Language English
Series Discworld
Genre Fantasy
Publisher Corgi Books
Publication date
9 November 1995
Media type Print
ISBN 0-552-14324-3
Preceded by The Streets of Ankh-Morpork
Followed by A Tourist Guide to Lancre

The Discworld Mapp is an atlas that contains a large, fold out map of the Discworld fictional world, drawn by Stephen Player to the directions of Terry Pratchett and Stephen Briggs.[1] It also contains a short booklet relating the adventures and explorers of the Disc and their discoveries.

It was originally conceived as the second in a series of three maps, along with The Streets of Ankh-Morpork and A Tourist Guide to Lancre. For this work, Briggs became known as the "cartographer of Discworld."[2] A fourth atlas, Death's Domain, was added to the series.

After its publication, Pratchett was surprised to learn that British bookstores were displaying it in their nonfiction sections because, they argued, it was a real map, though of a fictional place.[3]


  1. ^ Clute and Grant 1997, pp. 784-785.
  2. ^ Watt-Evans, Lawrence (2008). The Turtle Moves! Discworld's Story Unauthorized. BenBella Books. p. 194. ISBN 1-933771-46-1. Retrieved 2011-08-08. 
  3. ^ Piziks, Steven; Steven Harper (2011). Writing the Paranormal Novel: Techniques and Exercises for Weaving Supernatural Elements Into Your Story. Writer's Digest Books. p. 52. ISBN 1-59963-134-2. Retrieved 2011-08-08. 

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