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Great British Adventure Map

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It's not easy being an outdoor adventurer in Britain. There's just too much to choose from! The Great British Adventure Map, described by creators Strumpshaw, Tincleton & Giggleswick as ‘all the best bits of Britain on a single sheet of paper’, bamboozles you with choices for where to explore next. Packed with places to visit, things to see, trails to walk, events to join, rides to...ride, it's perfect f...
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Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls (Signed and numbered Collector's Edition)

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by Marshall, Tim
We feel more divided than ever. This riveting analysis tells you why. Walls are going up. Nationalism and identity politics are on the rise once more. Thousands of miles of fences and barriers have been erected in the past ten years, and they are redefining our political landscape. There are many reasons why we erect walls, because we are divided in many ways: wealth, race, religion, politics. In Eur...
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The Mapmakers - A History of Stanfords

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by Peter Whitfield
We are proud to sell this wonderful book, as The Mapmakers is quite literally, all about us. One of London’s best known specialist shops, we have been trading, in Charing Cross and now Covent Garden, for more than 150 years and we are famous all over the world as a premier supplier of maps and geographical books.
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The Shortest History of Germany

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by Hawes, James
In his acclaimed new bestseller, now in paperback, James Hawes tells the story of Europe's most admired and feared country, from Julius Caesar to Angela Merkel. With more than 100 maps and images, this is a fresh, concise and entertaining attempt to answer the question: are the Germans really us, or them?
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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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Zurner's World 1710

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An attractive and decorative map of the world drawn by Zurner in about 1710. The map depicts the geographical knowledge of Europeans at the time - eastern Australia and western North America are largely blank spaces. The interior of Africa is wildly inaccurate - the Nile, Niger and Congo rivers all join up and the Niger flows in the wrong direction! Small diagrams around the edges of the map depict various ...
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Ypres Salient & Passchendaele (Major & Mrs Holt's Battle Map)

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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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How to Read the Landscape

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by Robert Yarham
Interest in the environment has never been greater and yet most of us have little knowledge about the 4 billion years of history that formed it.
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Charles Booth's Descriptive Map of London Poverty 1889

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by Booth, Charles
Set of four loose sheets of inner London (each measuring 52x63cm), colour-coding each street according to the relative wealth of its inhabitants in the 1880s. A fascinating look at what London life was like in this defining era.
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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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Willdey's British Isles 1715

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Reproduced from George Willdey's "The British Isles", London, circa 1715, this clear and detailed map reproduction is flanked by panels of ornate motifs. Coloured lines mark county boundaries and latitude and longitude lines are drawn at 1 degree intervals. Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland are included, and the entire work is embellished with strapwork cartouches.
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Lords of the Desert: Britain's Struggle with America to Dominate the Middle East

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by Barr, James
'A masterful account of Anglo-American rivalries that shaped the modern Middle East after WWII-brilliant storytelling with a rich cast of characters, Lords of the Desert is irresistible reading.'
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Travellers in the Third Reich: The Rise of Fascism Through the Eyes of Everyday People

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by Boyd, Julia
One of the Daily Telegraph's Best Books of 2017 A Guardian `Readers' Choice' Best Book of 2017 Without the benefit of hindsight, how do you interpret what's right in front of your eyes? The events that took place in Germany between 1919 and 1945 were dramatic and terrible but there were also moments of confusion, of doubt - of hope. How easy was it to know what was actually going on, to grasp the ...
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Ypres Salient Fir Tree Aerial Map

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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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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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Riot Days

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by Alyokhina, Maria
From activist, Pussy Riot member and freedom fighter Maria Alyokhina, a raw, hallucinatory, passionate account of her arrest, trial and imprisonment in Siberian jail for standing up for what she believed in.
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Pocket World in Figures 2019

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by The Economist
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Walk Through History: Discover Victorian London

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by Winn, Christopher
'What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare.' - W.H. Davies Walking around London is one of life's great pleasures. There is a huge amount that you can only see on foot – but sometimes it is hard to know where to look. Luckily, Christopher Winn, bestselling author of I Never Knew That About London, knows where all the hidden treasures are. This book takes the reader on a s...
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The Shortest History of Europe

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by Hirst, John
READ IN AN AFTERNOON. REMEMBER FOR A LIFETIME. In this short, entertaining and thought-provoking book, acclaimed historian John Hirst provides a fascinating exploration of the qualities that have made Europe a world-changing civilisation. Starting with a rapid historical overview from the ancient Greeks to the present day (the 'shortest history' itself), Hirst goes on to explore in detail what makes Europ...
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Royal Wedding: Harry and Meghan Dress-Up Dolly Book

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by Ladybird
Celebrate the royal romance of His Royal Highness Prince Harry and his bride, Meghan Markle! This paper doll book features lifelike cut-out and keep figures of Harry and Meghan, with a variety of mix-and-match outfits. Enjoy dressing them up for every occasion, from a night relaxing at home in their unicorn onesies, to a seventies disco and a red carpet event. And, of course, the big day itself!
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