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.
This gorgeous tote features a beautiful array of vintage books filling the shelves. Made from 100% natural cotton.Printed on one sideInterior pocketMeasures 43.2 x 33 x 2.5 cm
For anyone who has ever felt overwhelmed by their to-read pile, these metal bookends carry the phrase 'so many books' on one and 'so little time' on the other. They are crafted from cut metal. Black metal, 15cm high. Each pair of bookends comes boxed.
An absolutely charming vintage illustration of a selection of Larousse reference books at the bibliothèque features on this gorgeous sheet of wrapping paper. Printed on Cavallini's signature Italian archival paper, this fine gift wrap is good enough to be hung on the wall, or used...
We live in an age of documents, and throughout time these have acted as signposts to the way our world has changed. This book takes us through nearly 5000 years of history via 100 key documents, from the I Ching to Edward Snowden's Wikileaks files...