Historical geography

    Roman Geographies of the Nile

    By Andrew Merrills

    Hardback Save £11.49 = £78.51

    The River Nile fascinated the Romans and appeared in maps, written descriptions, philosophical texts, poems and landscape paintings. This book examines these representations and their interdependence. It thereby proposes a new approach to the study of ancient geography, providing an accessible introduction to the field for a variety of audiences.

    Ireland

    Paperback £23.69

    Originally published in 1921, this book examines the geographical, botanical, geological, zoological, architectural, administrative and historical points of interest found in Ireland.

    Treasures from the Map Room

    Hardback £32.21

    This book explores the stories behind seventy-five extraordinary maps. Drawing on the unique collection in the Bodleian Library, these stunning maps range from single cities to the solar system, span the thirteenth to the twenty-first century and cover most of the world.

    Great City Maps

    By DK

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    A companion title to DK's Great Maps, this beautifully illustrated book explores the world's most celebrated historical city maps in stunning detail. Follow the history of over 70 maps and their stories, with profiles of iconic cartographers and artists showing you who created each map, how, and why. With a...

    Early Geological Maps of Europe

    Hardback Save £4.14 = £28.85

    This book focuses on the presentation and evaluation of geological maps of the Central Europe from 1750 up to 1840. Milestones in presentation of stratigraphy and tectonics and new geological models on such maps will be underlined. Geological maps represent geological synthesis and indicate the level of geological knowledge throughout...

    Chasing a Dream

    By John Dunmore

    Paperback £12.65

    Early Europeans may have believed the world was flat, but by the Middle Ages there was widespread acceptance that it was, in fact, a globe.

    Landmarks

    By Robert Macfarlane

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. This is a guide to literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to...

    How to Read Towns and Cities

    By Jonathan Glancey

    Paperback £8.45

    How to Read Towns & Cities is a pocket-sized primer to understanding the forces that have shaped the world's cities. It takes a practical, highly visual approach - showing us how to read the stories embedded in the fabric of the neighbourhoods, towns, and cities in which we live today....

    The Sea Chart

    By John Blake

    Hardback Save £2.54 = £22.46

    This work considers the history and development of the sea chart and the related nautical map, in both scientific and aesthetic terms.

    Maps That Changed The World

    Hardback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    A compilation of important, dramatic, beautiful and inspirational historic maps

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