Although there are catalogues of individual maps in The British Library, up to now there has been no thorough listing of the maps in the Library's large collection of atlases. This considerable study describes the map contents of over 3300 pre-1800 atlases, including general works of geography, history, and travel which contain nine or more maps. English material predominates, but the Library's holdings of Dutch, French and German atlases are substantial; there are also many atlases from other European countries, as well as those of Arabic, Persian and Oriental origin. Over 100 atlases are composite in nature, often preserving rare material not found elsewhere. Details of atlas publication, provenance, colour and binding are provided, together with itemization of each map, cross references and scholarly source material.
With over 1,000 key words and phrases broken down into the most critical categories such as shopping, sightseeing, transportation, hotels and room service, this phrase guide is also lightweight and durable. Laminated and weatherproof it won't let you down as it withstands the rigors of travel to Krakow, Warsaw and other key destinations.
This portable scratch-off maps transforms a trip through the city into a scavenger hunt to 30 of its most popular destinations. As travelers make their way to an attraction, they scratch to reveal fun facts and activities that lead to new discoveries and must-see highlights. With vibrant full-color artwork and text by the author of the bestselling City Walks decks, Christina Henry de Tessan, these unique maps lead travelers on a sightseeing adventure packed with fun for all ages.
The journey which this little book is to describe was very agreeable and fortunate for me. After an uncouth beginning, I had the best of luck to the end. But we are all travellers in what John Bunyan calls the wilderness of this world - all, too, travellers with a donkey: and the best that we find in our travels is an honest friend. He is a fortunate voyager who finds many. We travel, indeed, to find them. They are the end and the reward of life. They keep us worthy of ourselves; and when we are alone, we are only nearer to the absent.
This portable scratch-off map of Washington, D.C. transforms a trip through the city into a one-of-a-kind adventure. Illustrated in full-color, the map features 30 scratch-off icons of landmarks and hot spots around townâ€”that when uncovered, reveal fun facts and highlights at each destination.
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