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Stanford's Special Edition Library Map of London Sheet 10 Black and White (1862) - A3 Wall Map, Paper

Sheet map, rolled
by E.Stanford PAPER
This map covering Victorian London during a period of rapid expansion and improvement is from a fascinating series of reproductions from our Edward Stanford Cartographic Collection archive.
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Europe Map Medium Gift Bag

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This gift bag featuring an extract of a vintage map of Europe is made of FSC strong paper and comes with a message tag in the same print and delicate ribbon handles.
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A Woman in Berlin

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by Anonymous
A Woman in Berlin is a harrowing and moving account of Berlin in the final days of war: it is the diary of an anonymous woman attempting to navigate the chaos and horrors of the 8-week period from April 1945 when Berlin fell to Russian troops.
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Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches Major & Mrs Holt's Map

Sheet map, folded
by Holt, Tonie
D-Day Landing Beaches in Normandy in a series of Major & Mrs Holt’s Battle Maps from T V Holt Associates covering the main battlefields of the two World Wars. Present day road network is overprinted with extensive information about the landings.
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Vintage Map Rectangular Photo Frame

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by RJB Stone
The new vintage map photo frame is a great addition to the dresser or mantelpiece. The frame is lovely as a gift with an attractive face paper with the words, 'Take me to a beautiful place'. The frame has a stand on the reverse and easy to move sliding clips to place your own photograph. The map reproduced on the frame is a map of Europe in 1940, with Austria and Czechoslovakia annexed to Germany.
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The Somme Fir Tree Aerial Map

Sheet map, folded
by Chandler, Richard
A contemporary map of the area of the Somme battlefields in 1916 created by cartographer and artist Richard Chandler, with an overprint indicating the two front lines, various places of interest and the cemeteries from World War I.
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Ypres Salient & Passchendaele (Major & Mrs Holt's Battle Map)

Sheet map, folded
by Holt, Tonie
The Ypres Salient and Passchendaele map at 1:45,000 in from T V Holt Associates, showing present-day road network overprinted with WWI-related information: six front lines from different stages of the conflict, memorial sites including cemeteries, monuments and plaques, bunkers, demarcation stones, etc, all cross-referenced to extensive lists on the reverse side.
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Short Walks from Bogota: Journeys in the New Colombia

Paperback
by Tom Feiling
For decades, Colombia was the 'narcostate'. Now it's seen as one of the rising stars of the global economy. Where does the truth lie? How did a land likened to paradise by the first conquistadores become a byword for hell on earth? And how is it rebuilding itself after decades of violence?
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Stasiland, Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall

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by Anna Funder
In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell; shortly afterwards the two Germanies reunited, and East Germany ceased to exist. In a country where the headquarters of the secret police can become a museum literally overnight, and one in 50 East Germans were informing on their countrymen and women, there are a thousand stories just waiting to get out.
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Ypres Salient Fir Tree Aerial Map

Sheet map, folded
Following on from the popular Somme Map, Richard Chandler has produced a WW1 Battlefield Aerial Map of the Ypres Salient. Richards hand painted, yet accurate portrayal of the landscape enables the user to gain an instant appreciation of the terrain that was the scene of 4 years bitter fighting around the town of Ypres, Belgium. Battle lines, together with text, in present day usage as well as WW1 pla...
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SOE Manual: How to be an Agent in Occupied Europe

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by , Special Operations Executive
The actual course given to all secret agents in SOE before working behind enemy lines. It includes everything you needed to know to go undercover - from documents, cover stories and how to live off the land to how to get through an interrogation.
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London: A Life in Maps

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by Whitfield, Peter
Stanfords London Book of the Month February 2017 London: one of the great historic cities of Europe, cultural capital, centre of music and fashion, hub of politics and business, Olympic city, home and workplace of millions. The city's long history is palpable - we can still see the London of Dickens, Dr Johnson, Defoe, Wren and even Shakespeare. The very names St Paul's, Smithfield, Char...
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Postcard Aeroplane

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by SUCKUK
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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics

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by Tim Marshall
All leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Yes, to understand world events you need to understand people, ideas and movements...but if you don't know geography, you'll never have the full picture.
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The Somme (Major & Mrs Holt's Battle Map)

Sheet map, folded
by Holt, Tonie
Somme battlefields of the Western Front presented on three map panels showing present-day road network overprinted with WWI-related information: front lines from different stages of the conflict, cemeteries, private memorials, preserved tranches, bunkers, demarcation stones, etc, all cross-referenced to extensive lists.
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Queer City: Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day

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by Ackroyd, Peter
In Queer City Peter Ackroyd looks at London in a whole new way - through the history and experiences of its gay population. In Roman Londinium the city was dotted with lupanaria ('wolf dens' or public pleasure houses), fornices (brothels) and thermiae (hot baths).
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The Great Cities in History

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by John Julius Norwich
Stanfords Adult Book of the Month July 2016 From the origins of urbanization in Mesopotamia to the global metropolises of today, great cities have marked the development of human civilization. The Great Cities in History tells their stories, from Uruk and Memphis to Tokyo and Sao Paulo. A galaxy of distinguished contributors evoke the character of each place - its people, its art and...
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The Quotable Winston Churchill: A Collection of Wit and Wisdom

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by Running Press
A tiny little gem of a book, only 7 x 8.5cm but 2cm thick, “The Quotable Winston Churchill: A Collection of Wit and Wisdom” contains many of Churchill’s inspirational quotes and excerpts from some of his most famous speeches. Arranged by subjects; life, war, his contemporaries, etc, each quote is presented on its own page, although it seems a pity not to have them dated. But the book does give the dates of ...
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The Basque History of the World

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by Mark Kurlansky
The author considers the possibility that the Basques may be one of the oldest people in Europe. Whether or not this is so there is no doubt that the region has always been strongly independent. In this book Mark Kurlansky uses and interesting mixture of reportage, photographs, anecdote and recipes to examines the history of the Basque region and the role of the Basque people in European and World history.
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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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by Yuval Noah Harari
Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived.
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