Find your way through whatever 2020 brings with this selection of cartographical treasures. Each month displays a different map created during the first centuries of the printing press, full of intricate decoration, extravagant borders and decorative type. The maps in this calendar have been selected from the Library of Congress' collection which numbers more than five million maps, as well as thousands of atlases and globes and is the largest cartographic collection in the world.
Wall calendar, month-to-view format.
Measures 30.5 x 33 cm.
Opens to 30.5 x 66 cm.
A couch-full of assorted young book lovers (plus one toddler on the floor), illustrated by Quentin Blake in his inimitable style. Bone china mug.Measures 8.5 cm high.Dishwasher and microwave safe.
A beautiful range of vases designed by Jane Mount, author of Bibliophile and co-creator of My Ideal Bookshelf, suitable for holding kitchen utensils, flowers, pens and more. 'A Compendium of Flowers' features a quotation from Oscar Wilde on the back: 'With freedom, books, flowers, and...
Cicero's evocative quotation encapsulates our feelings for two precious and special places. Show your love for our much-threatened common resource with this beautiful bag, printed in white on dark green. Large strong cotton book bag with long handles. Measures 38 x 43cm.
Tracking the journey of the ideas of Euclid, Galen and Ptolemy through seven cities and over a thousand years from sixth century Alexandria to the printing presses of Venice, this is a vivid and evocative work of history with a wonderful cast of characters. Hardback,...