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The Discworld Mapp

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The Discworld Mapp
Cover of Discworld Mapp atlas
AuthorTerry Pratchett and Stephen Briggs
IllustratorStephen Player
PublisherCorgi Books
Publication date
9 November 1995
Publication placeUnited Kingdom
Media typePrint
Preceded byThe Streets of Ankh-Morpork 
Followed byA 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.

Image of the map

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 bookshops 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 978-1-933771-46-5. Retrieved 8 August 2011.
  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 978-1-59963-134-9. Retrieved 8 August 2011.

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