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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • The Blackbird Diaries: A Year with Wildlife
  • With its enchanting song, striking orange bill and endearing willingness to share our living space, the blackbird is one of our best-loved birds. But robins, swifts, goldfinches and blue tits can captivate us equally and, in The Blackbird Diaries, Karen Lloyd shares her deep-rooted affection for all our treasured garden wildlife. Over the four... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Touring the Italian Front 1917-1919
  • The guide describes the ground and operations covered by the British, French and US Expeditionary Forces deployed from France to the area north of Venice between November 1917 and Spring 1919. These forces supported the Italians after their disastrous defeat at Caporetto and helped stem the Austrian and German onslaught. This is the first guide... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Banaras: Walks Through India`s Sacred City
  • Banaras is a city on the banks of the river Ganges. It is the holiest of the seven sacred cities in Hinduism and Jainism, and played an important role in the development of Buddhism. It is regarded as one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. It is portrayed beautifully through Majumdar`s captivating perspective on different... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Strolling Through Rome: The Definitive Walking Guide to the Eternal City
  • Rome, the Eternal City - birthplace of western civilisation and soul of the ancient world - has a history that stretches back two thousand five hundred years. It is also one of the most-visited places in the world, but where does one begin to delve into two millennia of history, culture, art and architecture, whilst also navigating the vibrant... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Walking in the Rain
  • Walking is medicine for the mind. It helps us slow down and think things through. It also helps us perk up and generate new ideas. There are few activities as readily available and revitalizing as a brisk walk, or as soothing and stimulating as a long walk. Wonderful things can happen when we set out on two feet.Within these pages, you will... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Hike Cape Town: Top Day Trails in Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula
  • This new, full-colour guide to the top day trails of Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula - the heart of the Cape Floral Region World Heritage Site - has something for everyone. There are flat walks along the Sea Point Promenade, the Golden Mile between Muizenberg and St James and through the Urban Park for those looking for easy strolls, while... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • We Should All be Feminists
  • A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of `Americanah` and `Half of a Yellow Sun`, based on her 2013 TEDx Talk of the same name. What does ”feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essay - adapted from her much-viewed Tedx... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • The Inseparables: The newly discovered novel from Simone de Beauvoir
  • The lost novel from the author of The Second SexWhen Andree joins her school, Sylvie is immediately fascinated. Andree is small for her age, but walks with the confidence of an adult. Secretly Sylvie believes that Andree is a prodigy about whom books will be written. The girls talk for hours about equality, justice, war and religion; they lose... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Walking Palestine: 25 Journeys Into the West Bank
  • Walk the plains and hills of Burqin, Jenin and Zebabde; experience the the cool springs of al-Bidaan; explore the tides of empire at charming Sebastia; indulge in Palestinian food, beer and hospitality in Taybeh and Birzeit; wander about in Palestine’s most colourful wadis around Aboud; descend through spectacular wadis towards the lows of the... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • The Walker`s Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs
  • Tristan Gooley, winner of the BBC Countryfile Magazine ”Country Book of the Year” Award 2014/2015 provides the ultimate guide to what the land, sun, moon, stars, trees, plants, animals, sky and clouds can reveal - when you know what to look for. This book is the result of Tristan Gooley`s two decades of pioneering outdoors experience and six... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • A Thing of Beauty: Travels in Mythical and Modern Greece
  • ”Essential reading” Helen MoralesWhat do the Greek myths mean to us today?It`s now a golden age for these tales - they crop up in novels, films and popular culture. But what`s the modern relevance of Theseus, Hera and Pandora? Were these stories ever meant for children? And what`s to be seen now at the places where heroes fought and gods once... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Under the Banyan Tree
  • “Under the Banyan Tree” is yet another book from one of the twentieth century’s greatest writers, R. K. Narayan. Here, he has crafted together a collection of short stories and tall tales that look warmly at characters from all walks of Indian life that are so well observed they all come together to give an insight into the human experience.As... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Failure is an Option: On the trail of the world`s toughest mountain race
  • `We`re not at parkrun any more,` I mutter to myself, quietly longing for the presence of nice marshals in high-visibility vests.Failure is an Option is the story of an average runner who sets out to discover just how far he can go. With the support (and misgivings) of his family, and aware that his quickest years are behind him, Matt Whyman... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Letters from Russia
  • Translated by Anka MuhlsteinThe Marquis de Custine`s record of his trip to Russia in 1839 is a brilliantly perceptive, even prophetic, account of one of the world`s most fascinating and troubled countries. It is also a wonderful piece of travel writing. Custine, who met with people in all walks of life, including the Czar himself, offers vivid... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Diary Of A Dog-walker
  • `If you are accompanied by a dog you can talk to anyone, and anyone can talk to you - about anything`. And they do. Edward Stourton`s walks with, Kudu, his dog, become an opportunity for wonderfully unlikely encounters, and reflecting on the world from the dog-walker`s perspective proves remarkably illuminating. Ed and Kudu`s small trips to the... Lire la suite
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Bouillon - Dohan
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cuba Wall Map
  • Wall map of Cuba from Gizi with excellent topographic information, a street plan of Old Havana, enlargements for the Varadero Peninsula, Valle de Viñales and the environs of the capital, plus a distance table and an extensive index.Vivid altitude colouring with graphics for mangrove and swamps, plus plenty of names of geographical features:... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Jurbise - Obourg
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Aywaille - Spa NGI Belgium Survey Map No. 49/3-4
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Gedinne
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • World Physical / Le Monde Physique IGN Wall Map
  • Physical world map for the Francophiles, 127 x 83 cm (4ft 2”x 2ft 8” approx.), with lovely bright but not too bold colours, vivid relief shading and all the place names in French. The Arctic and the Antarctic are shown on two circular insets.Central Pacific, from Alaska/Siberia to New Zealand, is repeated on both sides of the map for better... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Czechia Shocart-F&B Road Map
  • Indexed road map of Czech Republic at 1:250,000, with 1:100,000 scale enlargements of Prague, Ústí nad Labem, Karlovy Vary, Ceské Budejovice, and Plzen. The main map shows the major road network and some minor roads, with road distances marked in kilometres; filling stations are shown. Railway lines and airports are clearly displayed.Topography... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Europe Children`s Placemat
  • This is a colourful and resistant placemat by Little Wigwam, featuring a political map of Europe with capitals and major cities. All the information is up-to-date and includes Serbia, Kosovo and Montenegro. The seas are named, lines of longitude and latitude are shown at 15 degree intervals, the Arctic Circle is marked and the mat features a... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Vise - St-Martens-Voeren
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Dalhem - Herve
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Durban MapStudio Pocket Map
  • Central Durban at 1:12,500 on an indexed street plan from the South African map publishers, Map Studio, with on the reverse a road map of the city’s environs at 1:100,000, plus a plan of the uShaka Marine World. Also included is a list of renamed streets giving both the old and the new names, plus on the plan itself newly assigned street names... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Quievrain - Boussu
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Hamoir - Ferrieres
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Vresse-sur-Semois
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • World Map Placemat
  • This is a fantastic colourful and resistant placemat by Little Wigwam, featuring a political world map. Kids will love it and have fun locating remote places or guessing capitals of the world. The Mercator projection map shows the continents in different bright colours, all countries and seas and oceans are named, as well as most capitals,... Lire la suite
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