Selections from a captivating history of timelines—from time circles to time dragons, to a history of the world drawn on a single piece of paper.

All images are from Cartographies of Time: A History of the Timeline, by Daniel Rosenberg and Anthony Grafton.

Published by Princeton Architectural Press.


Rosecrans Baldwin edits TMN, which he co-founded with publisher Andrew Womack in 1999. He is the author of You Lost Me There and Paris, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down. His next novel, The Last Kid Left, is forthcoming from MCD/FSG in June 2017. More information can be found at his website. More by Rosecrans Baldwin