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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
  • Hardy`s Landscape Revisited
  • Hardy’s Landscape Revisited is a twenty-first century look at Thomas Hardy’s Wessex, consisting of a series of described walks through the novelist’s literary landscapes. Based upon the texts of The Return of the Native, Far From the Madding Crowd, Under the Greenwood Tree, The Woodlanders, Tess of the d’Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure, as... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Battle of the Bulge: St Vith
  • Battle of the Bulge: St Vith section in the acclaimed “Battleground” series from the renowned military publishers Pen & Sword. The series provides an extensive range of titles describing specific battles, particularly during the two World Wars. Well written and illustrated with contemporary photos, drawings and maps, the books give much more... 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
  • Travel Photographer of the Year 2013 - Journey Five
  • Travel – Photographer of the Year - Journey Five is a collection of images from Travel Photographer of the Year 2012 Award Winners. The categories featured here include People Watching, Wild Planet, Journeys, New Talent and Condé Nast Traveller Award, and more.The pictures were taken by people from all walks of life, professional photographers... 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
  • 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
  • A Geisha`s Journey - My Life as a Kyoto Apprentice
  • This is the story of a contemporary Japanese teenager who, in a search for an identity, became fascinated with the world of geisha, and discovered in herself the will and the commitment to embark on the many years of apprenticeship necessary to become one. It is also the story of a young Japanese photographer who grew up overseas, and who also... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
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
  • Egypt - through writers` eyes
  • Egypt - through writers’ eyes continues Eland’s tradition of unearthing forgotten classics of world travel-writing, with a fantastic selection of some of the best travel writing that Egypt has ever given birth to.No land on earth has been so long observed as Egypt, which was attracting awestruck travellers back in the days of Herodotus and... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • The Met Office Cloud Book - How to Understand the Skies
  • Learn how to understand the skies with this comprehensive cornerstone guide to cloudspotting.Clouds have been the object of fascination throughout history, their fleeting magnificence and endless variability providing food for thought for scientists and daydreamers alike. Clouds may have many individual shapes, but there are a few basic forms.... 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
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
  • The Way of a Pilgrim: Candid Tales of a Wanderer to His Spiritual Father
  • By the mercy of God I am a Christian, by my deeds a great sinner, by calling a homeless wanderer of the lowliest origins, roaming from place to place. Here, see my belongings: a bag of dry crusts on my back and the Holy Bible in my breast pocket; that`s it.In 1884 there appeared in Russia a slim volume containing four short tales. They told of... Lire la suite
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Vielsalm - Recht
  • 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
  • Herbeumont - Suxy
  • 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
  • Fleron - Verviers
  • 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
  • Mapamundi de Luis XIV de Francia 1688
  • Coloured reproduction from the IGN-CNIG - Spain’s Civilian Survey organization of a map of the world prepared in 1688 by Jacques Jaugeon, French scholar and royal typographer during the reign of King Louis XIV. The map presents the world in two hemispheres, surrounded by allegorical figures representing the constellations and definitions of... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Andenne - Wanze
  • 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
  • Geological Map of the World Wall Map
  • This new edition (August 2014) reconsiders the 3rd edition of the Geological Map of the Word, published initially in 2010 at the scales of 1:25 000 000 (3 sheets) and 1:50 000 000 (1 sheet Geology, structure), both presently out of print.The layout of this new version, centered on the Atlantic, was redesigned in order to fit a single sheet,... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Odeigne - Bihain
  • 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
  • Roman Border (Limes) in Hesse: Holzhausen an der Haide to Saalburg
  • Hiking and cycling route along the ancient limes, the Upper Germanic-Rhaetian boundary of the Roman Empire, on a detailed, GPS compatible topographic map at 1:25,000 from the state survey of Hesse, covering the section from Holzhausen an der Haide to Saalburg.The route along the limes, one of the outstanding archaeological monuments in Central... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Muno
  • 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
  • Zwalm - Zottegem
  • 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
  • Welkenraedt - Kelmis (La Calamine)
  • 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
  • Huy - Nandrin
  • 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
  • Vilvoorde NGI Topo 23/7-8
  • 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
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