Charles-Joseph Minard, best known for a graphic he made (during retirement, one year before his death) showing Napoleon’s March, made many statistical graphics over his career. The Minard System from Sandra Rendgen is a collection of these works. The first section is background on Minard, his famed graphic, and his process, but really, you get it for the collection of vintage graphic goodness. [Amazon link]
A collection of Charles-Joseph Minard’s statistical graphics
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