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  • Battle
    Battle of Normandy 1947 (English, Sheet map, folded)

    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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    Landmarks (English, Hardback) Robert Macfarlane

    Travelling from Cumbria to the Cairngorms, and exploring the landscapes of Roger Deakin, J. A. Baker, Nan Shepherd and others, the author shows that language, well used, is a keen way of knowing landscape, and a vital means of coming to love it.

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  • National Geographic Infographics (Multiple languages, Hardback) Julius Wiedemann

    The best infographics from the National Geographic archives....

    $56.65 $69.99
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    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.

    $24.89 $27.95
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    The Negro Question Part 4 the Missing Link (English, Paperback) Lee Cummings

    This book is about the three black Kingdoms of Ireland, Britain and Scotland who were sold into the North Atlantic slave trade. I have provided you with the original images of the Scottish King James, King Charles 1st and King Charles the 2nd. I have also provided you with images of the black Irish children who were sold into the slave trade. This book contains the testimony of Benjamin Franklin...

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    Prisoners of Geography (English, Paperback) Tim Marshall

    In this New York Times bestseller, updated for 2016, an award-winning journalist uses ten maps of crucial regions to explain the geo-political strategies of the world powers—“fans of geography, history, and politics (and maps) will be enthralled” (Fort Worth Star-Telegram).Maps have a mysterious hold over us. Whether ancient, crumbling parchments or generated by Google, maps tell us things we...

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    The True Story (English, Paperback) William Bligh

    The True Story: Mutiny on the Bounty.Lieutenant William Bligh’s Diary.Vice Admiral William Bligh, FRS, RN (9 September 1754 – 7 December 1817) was an officer of the British Royal Navy and a colonial administrator. A historic mutiny occurred during his command of HMS Bounty in 1789; Bligh and his loyal men made a remarkable voyage to Timor, after being set adrift in the Bounty's launch by the...

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    The East India Company (English, Paperback) Henry Freeman

    The East India CompanyFounded at the dawn of the 17th century as European nations were establishing global empires, the English East India Company would become a vital part of burgeoning British supremacy. Begun as a joint-stock company for trade with the East Indies, this organization would evolve into one of the world’s first capitalistic corporations.Inside you will read about...- Founding of...

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    Bradshaw's Railway Folded Map 1907 (Sheet map) George Bradshaw

    At the turn of the 20th century the rail network extended to over 23,000 miles, very nearly the circumference of the world - the greatest length it was ever to achieve. Some urban routes had closed and later, hundreds of rural lines and stations succumbed to the Beeching axe. This title shows the network in its heyday before the decline commenced.

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    The London County Council Bomb Damage Maps 1939-1945 (English, Hardback) London Metropolitan Archives, Laurence Ward

    The attack on London between 1939 and 1945 is one of the most significant events in the city's modern history, the impact of which can still be seen in its urban and social landscapes. This title includes an introduction to the historical context.

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    The History of the World in Maps (Hardback) Mick Ashworth, Philip Parker

    From Babylonian tablets to Google Maps, the world has evolved rapidly, along with the ways in which we see it. In this time, cartography has not only kept pace with these changes, but has often driven them. In this beautiful book, over 70 maps give a visual representation of the history of the world.

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    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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    Endurance (English, CD-Audio) Alfred Lansing

    Describes how twenty-eight men battled against almost insurmountable odds to return to civilization after their ship sank near the South Pole.

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  • Israel
    Israel Super Touring Map (English, Sheet map) Carta Jerusalem

    With maps of Jerusalem & Tel Aviv-Yafo. Cities, towns, villages • Built–up areas • Physical features • Archaeological and historical sites • Road classifications & numbers • Road No. 6 (Toll road) • Israel Trail (Shvil Yisrael) • Bathing beaches • Airports, ports, railway stations • Border crossings • Rivers, streams, wadis • Reservoirs, fish ponds, wells • Main highways and numbers...

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    Ancient Britain (Sheet map, folded) Ordnance Survey

    The OS Historical Map series comprises of Ancient Britain and Roman Britain. Each archaeological period is identified using different symbols and colours to show sites from the Stone Age through to the early Middle Ages against a modern map base, double-sided to cover the whole country. The Ancient Britain map and guide is complemented by a timeline that shows British events in relation to wider...

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    My Lady of Aros and Other Novels
    John Brandane

    A Third Summer in Kintyre completes Angus Martin's trilogy of books about consecutive summers spent walking and cycling in Kintyre, exploring the history and natural history of the places he visits and documenting his own past. In this book, which covers the year 2015, he also looks back on his literary beginnings and mentors, in particular the poets Iain Crichton Smith, Edwin Morgan and Robin...

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    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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    The Lost City of the Monkey God (English, CD-Audio) Douglas Preston

    #1 New York Times bestselling author Douglas Preston takes listeners on an adventure deep into the Honduran jungle in this riveting, danger-filled true story about the discovery of an ancient lost civilization.

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    Roman Britain (English, Sheet map, folded) Ordnance Survey Currently Unavailable More details
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    Jim Bridger the Grand Old Man of the Rockies (English, Paperback) Grace Raymond Hebard

    Jim Bridger may be most famous for being, as a youth, one of the two mountain men who abandoned famed trapper Hugh Glass after he had been mauled by a grizzly bear. It was Hugh's thoughts of revenge for this abandonment that fueled his recovery and eventual tracking down of the young Bridger. James Bridger, known as Jim Bridger (1804 – 1881), was among the foremost mountain men, trappers, scouts...

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