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Booth's Maps of London Poverty: East & West 1889

by Booth, Charles
Charles Booth's famous London Poverty Maps of 1889 reproduced as a set of two maps and presented in a handsome decorative cover with notes on the survey and the classifications adopted for conveying its results.
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Bradshaw's Great Britain & Ireland Handbook 1863

Hardback
by George Bradshaw
Bradshaw’s Handbook or to give it its full title “Bradshaw’s Descriptive Railway Handbook of Great Britain & Ireland” - the book that inspired the TV series Great British Railway Journeys, reproduced in a faithful facsimile edition.
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Bradshaw's Great Britain & Ireland Handbook 1863 Special Collector's Edition

Leather / fine binding
by George Bradshaw
Bradshaw’s Handbook or to give it its full title “Bradshaw’s Descriptive Railway Handbook of Great Britain & Ireland” - the book that inspired the TV series Great British Railway Journeys, reproduced in a special collector’s leather-bound edition.
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London: Braun & Hogenberg's Elizabethan London Map 1572

Paperback
A reproduction from the Old Book House of Braun and Hogenberg's map of Elizabethan London first published in 1572. The map is the earliest surviving plan of the whole of London and presents the city much as Shakespeare would have known it.
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Bradshaw's Railway Map of GB and Ireland 1907

Sheet map, folded
by Bradshaw, George
Bradshaw’s Railway Map 1907 from the Old Book House provides a reproduction of the map originally published to accompany the famous Bradshaw's Railway Manual 1907. The map shows the rail network of the British Isles at around the peak of its growth at about 23,000 miles in length. Many sea connections to Continental ports and to Ireland are also marked.
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London Midland and Scottish Railway Map 1924: Euston to Inverness

Folded Map
The London Midland & Scottish Railway Map 1924: Euston to Inverness from The Old Book House presents the whole 567-miles long route divided into eight separate panels printed side by side.
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Bradshaw's International Air Guide 1934

Hardback
by Bradshaw, George
Bradshaw's International Air Guide, the very first edition published in November 1934, in a facsimile reproduction from the Old House Books, with a pull-out map showing air routes in Britain, Europe and worldwide.
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Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide: Facsimile of the 1913 edition

Hardback
by George Bradshaw
Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide, once an indispensible tool for anyone planning to explore the Continent and now used in the BBC TV series, provides a fascinating glimpse of Europe soon to be convulsed by the First World War and emerge with many of its international borders changed by the conflict
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Great Britain - Baedeker 1937

Hardback
by Baedeker Karl
A comprehensive travel guide to England, Wales and Scotland in the interwar period, this edition is distinguished for its reported association with the Luftwaffe attacks known as the 'Baedeker Blitz' in 1942, during which Exeter, Bath, Norwich, York and Canterbury in particular were targeted. It also includes hints for travellers, English etiquette and 'must-see' places and events.
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London: Theatreland Map 1915

Sheet map, folded
by Gill, MacDonald
London’s Theatreland in 1915 on a reproduction from the Old Book House of a decorative map commissioned by the Underground Electric Railways Company and drawn by the renowned artist Leslie MacDonald (Max) Gill, the younger brother of the sculptor and letterer Eric Gill.
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London: Rhinebeck Panorama of Nelson's London c.1806 Wall Map

Sheet map, rolled
A reproduction by the Old House Books of the Rhinebeck Panorama map of Nelson's London c. 1806, in a wall map version, size 100 x 28cm (39.5 x 11" approx). The map, named after a town in New York State where it was discovered in the 1940s, was completed by an unknown artist (or artists) between 1806 and 1810.
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New York World's Fair 1939

Sheet map, folded
by Hagstrom Company
Reproduction by the Old House Book of a lovely official souvenir map originally produced for the New York World's Fair in1939, with street plans, a panorama of the Fair’s main exhibit area, beautiful drawings of the city’s famous buildings, lists of important sights and various other facilities – everything visitors needed to know to get the best from their visit to the Fair.
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Gear Guide 1967

Hardback
by Johnson David
This 'hip pocket guide to Britain's swinging fashion scene', gives a charming and now quite humorous look back at the emergence of London as a major player in the world of style during the 1960s. Opening with an informative and entertaining chapter exploring how the trend began and developed, it lists the most with-it Carnaby St boutiques and looks forward to the fashions of the future.
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Southern Rambles for Londoners: Walk the English Countryside with S.P.B Mais' Famous 1948 Guidebook!

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by Mais, S.P.B.
1948: with post-war Britain's sense 'dulled by traffic and by bombs', this pocket-sized book was a clarion call for readers to rediscover the beauties of the idyllic English countryside. Published by Southern Railways, it recounts the joys of listening to birdsong, picking whortleberries, gazing at the clouds and 'being genial' in the bars of tiny village inns - experiences that had been obscured by war, de...
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On Either Side, 1939: The Train Between London King's Cross & Edinburgh Waverley, Fort William, Inverness & Aberdeen

Paperback
by London & North Eastern Railway
This is a nostalgic pre-war journey on the 'Flying Scotsman', from London King's Cross (via York, Durham and Newcastle) to Edinburgh and beyond. Including a colour fold-out map of the old LNER system, it is the perfect guide for any time traveller boarding a train on today's railway. Famous engines like the Flying Scotsman, The Coronation and the Mallard have sped up and down the East Coast of Britain, betw...
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Handbook of the United States of America, 1880: A Guide to Emigration

Paperback
by Brockett, L.P.
Millions of immigrants entered America's "golden door" in the years after 1880. This authentically reproduced Handbook of the United States was a trusted resource that told them everything they needed to know as they strove to become Americans. America's "golden door" welcomed a huge wave of European immigrants between the 1880s and the 1920s. Millions passed through the gateway of the Statue of Liberty and...
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London: Stanford's Library Maps of London and its Suburbs 1863 (4-map set)

Folded Map
by Stanford, Edward
Stanford's Library Maps of London and its Suburbs from 1863, published to present the capital with the surrounding countryside and outlying villages such as Hampstead, Stratford, Merton and Beckenham, reproduced by the Old Book House and presented as a set of four separate maps. These high quality reproductions are published with colour highlighting London’s omnibus routes, green spaces, waterways, railway ...
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