Journey through one hundred fascinating maps and atlases from the British Library's extraordinary archives - world and city maps, celestial and sea charts, literary and statistical maps as well as a variety of curiosities and fake maps. Each map is accompanied by a description of its use and its creation, as well as highlighting particular points of interest, before posing a series of historical and geographical puzzles. The perfect gift for cartographical enthusiasts, wherever in the world they may be.
Measures 21.6 x 14.3 cm.
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.
Mouse hunters, treasured pets, characters of fable and associates of the devil: this book features illustrations from the British Library's rich medieval collection as well as anecdotes about cats (both real and imaginary) to provide an unique insight into medieval life and our ancestors relationships...
In 1926 Virginia Woolf wrote an essay entitled, "How Should One Read a Book?" to deliver as a lecture at a private girls' school in Kent, England. Published here for the first time as a standalone volume, Virginia Woolf's short, impassioned essay celebrates the enduring importance of...
"Don't do today what you can put off until tomorrow" so the saying goes. But did you know that procrastination and perfectionism go hand in hand? It's not laziness, it's attention to detail! Part of our Badges of Honour range. Enamelled red and gold metal badge....