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  • Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane
    Landmarks (English, Paperback) Robert Macfarlane

    Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. This is a guide to literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to describe land, nature and weather.

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  • History of Britain in Maps by Philip Parker
    History of Britain in Maps (Hardback) Philip Parker

    From Mappa Mundi to modern election maps, the United Kingdom has evolved rapidly, along with the ways in which it has been mapped. In this time, cartography has not only kept pace with these changes, but has often driven them. In this beautiful book, more than 90 maps give a visual representation of the history of Britain.

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  • Atlas of Irish History by Sean Duffy
    Atlas of Irish History (English, Paperback) Sean Duffy

    The Atlas of Irish History tells the story of the Irish past in graphic cartography, beautifully rendered and augmented by an authoritative text. It is an essential basic reference tool for any student of the Irish past.

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  • Booth's Maps of London Poverty, 1889 by Charles Booth
    Booth's Maps of London Poverty, 1889 (English, Sheet map) Charles Booth

    A century after the Industrial Revolution began, some Victorians finally began to confront the problems industrialisation and urbanisation had wrought. This title is suitable for genealogists, historians and all lovers of London's past.

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  • Battle of Normandy - Michelin Historical Map 102
    Battle of Normandy - Michelin Historical Map 102 (English, Sheet map)

    Historic WWII reproduction map. A detailed map of Normandy at a scale of 1:200,000 showing the main sites of the summer 1944 battle. This map is an antique-feeling reproduction of the map originally published by Michelin in 1947. The main map includes place names and features special icons denoting battle dates and parachute drops, as well as an inset showing the broader movements of the military forces.

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  • RGS The Great Explorers by Beau Riffenburgh
    RGS The Great Explorers (English, Hardback) Beau Riffenburgh

    Covering professional explorers, botanists hunting for undiscovered plants, missionaries spreading Christianity into unexplored regions, female explorers, and the aristocratic and down-right eccentric, this book takes you to a world still waiting to be discovered.

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  • Roman Britain by Ordnance Survey
    Roman Britain (Sheet map, folded) Ordnance Survey

    The OS Historical Map series comprises of Ancient Britain and Roman Britain. The Roman Britain Map provides the ideal overview of nearly 400 yearsof history, during which Britain was a part of the Roman Empire. This map covers the whole of Great Britain and is printed back to back as North and South sheets. It includes a list of key dates, events and archaeological evidence. The OS Historical Map...

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  • Tartans Map of Scotland by Collins Maps
    Tartans Map of Scotland (Sheet map, folded) Collins Maps

    Scotland's clans, tartans and family names shown on a large map id Scotland - officially approved by the Scottish Tartans Authority. This beautifully illustrated map is both decorative and informative.

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  • An Historical Map of Kingston Upon Hull by David Neave
    An Historical Map of Kingston Upon Hull (Sheet map, folded) David Neave

    A full colour map, based on an Ordnance Survey map of 1928, with buildings and sites of interest picked out.

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  • Trees in England 2017 by Tom Williamson
    Trees in England 2017 (English, Paperback) Tom Williamson, Gerry Barnes

    The results of an ambitious research project are here shaped into a richly detailed survey of English arboriculture over the last four centuries. Trees in England will be essential reading not only for landscape historians but also for natural scientists, foresters and all those interested in the future of the countryside.

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  • Ice Ghosts by Paul Watson
    Ice Ghosts (English, Hardback) Paul Watson

    The true story of the greatest mystery of Arctic exploration-and the rare mix of marine science and Inuit knowledge that led to the shipwreck's recent discovery.

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  • Ice Ghosts by Paul Watson
    Ice Ghosts (English, Paperback) Paul Watson

    The true story of the greatest mystery of Arctic exploration-and the rare mix of marine science and Inuit knowledge that led to the shipwreck's recent discovery.

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  • Britain's Tudor Maps by John Speed
    Britain's Tudor Maps (English, Hardback) John Speed

    A stunning new edition of the earliest atlas of the British Isles, Britain's Tudor Maps: County by County reproduces the maps of John Speed's 1611 collection The Theatre of Great Britain in large format for the first time, with towns and topographical features wonderfully clear and easy to read alongside Alasdair Hawkyard's fascinating commentary.

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  • The Making of the British Landscape by Francis Pryor
    The Making of the British Landscape (Paperback) Francis Pryor

    From our suburban streets which still trace the boundaries of long vanished farms to the Norfolk Broads, formed when medieval peat pits flooded - evidence of man's effect on Britain is everywhere. This title includes over 250 maps and photographs that changes the way you see your surroundings.

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  • Storied Ground by Paul Readman
    Storied Ground (English, Hardback) Paul Readman

    The relationship between landscape and identity is explored to reveal how Englishness encompasses the urban and rural, and the north and south.

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  • A History of the World in Twelve Maps by Jerry Brotton
    A History of the World in Twelve Maps (Paperback) Jerry Brotton

    Examines the significance of 12 maps - from the almost mystical representations of ancient history to the satellite-derived imagery. This title recreates the environments and circumstances in which each of the maps was made, showing how each conveys a highly individual view of the world.

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  • Lost Countries by Stuart Laycock
    Lost Countries (English, Hardback) Stuart Laycock

    Lost Countries explores the history of those countries that at one point in time existed, and even issued their own stamps, before they were colonized and usurped.

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  • Black's Guide to Scotland by Adam Black
    Black's Guide to Scotland (Hardback) Adam Black, Charles Black

    Facsimile edition of the famous Black's Picturesque Tourist Guide of Scotland originally published in 1840. The Black's Guide to travel is the star of the television series `Grand Tours of Scotland' as used by Paul Murton.

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  • The Great Horizon by Jo Woolf
    The Great Horizon (English, Hardback) Jo Woolf

    Fifty stories of adventure and exploration over more than two hundred years of human history. Published in association with the Royal Scottish Geographical Society.

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  • London: A History in Maps by Peter Barber
    London: A History in Maps (English, Hardback) Peter Barber

    Over the past 2000 years London has developed from a small town, fitting snugly within its walls, into one of the world's largest and most dynamic cities. This book illustrates and helps to explain the transformation.

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