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.
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,...