Tolkien: An Illustrated Atlas

Tolkien: An Illustrated AtlasJ R R Tolkien s fictional universe is as vast as the human imagination, so an atlas is a helpful tool to get around Consider this book your navigational guide to Middle earth and the Undying Lands Maps, images, and vivid descriptions in full color create an enchanting reference to all the fanta

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Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds: 100 New Ways to See the World

Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds: 100 New Ways to See the WorldA singular atlas of 100 infographic maps from thought provoking to flat out fun Publisher s note Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds was published in the UK under the title Brilliant Maps Which countries don t have rivers Which ones have North Korean embassies Who drives on the wrong side of the

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The Writer's Map: An Atlas of Imaginary Lands

The Writer's Map: An Atlas of Imaginary LandsIt s one of the first things we discover as children, reading and drawing Maps have a unique power to transport us to distant lands on wondrous travels Put a map at the start of a book, and we know an adventure is going to follow Displaying this truth with beautiful full color illustrations, The

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Daughters of Chivalry: The Forgotten Children of Edward I

Daughters of Chivalry: The Forgotten Children of Edward IVirginal, chaste, humble, patiently waiting for rescue by brave knights and handsome princes this idealised and largely mythical notion of the medieval noblewoman still lingers Yet the reality was very different, as Kelcey Wilson Lee shows in this vibrant account of the five daughters of the g

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The Ghost Network

The Ghost NetworkHas the world s hottest pop star been kidnapped, joined a secret sect, or simply gone into hiding The answer lies in the abandoned subway stations of Chicago n nOne minute insanely famous pop singer Molly Metropolis is on her way to a major performance in Chicago, and the next, she s gone n nA

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How to Find Gold

How to Find GoldFinding gold isn t easy In fact it s dangerous and difficult It requires planning First, Crocodile and Anna practice their secret keeping faces Then Anna lifts Crocodile up, to be sure she s strong enough to carry gold Together, they draw the whole world, with an X to mark the spot Now Anna fe

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Plotted: A Literary Atlas

Plotted: A Literary AtlasThis incredibly wide ranging collection of maps all inspired by literary classics offers readers a new way of looking at their favorite fictional worlds Andrew DeGraff s stunningly detailed artwork takes readers deep into the landscapes from The Odyssey, Hamlet, Pride and Prejudice, Invisible M

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Under Water, Under Earth

Under Water, Under EarthDiscover the world that lies just beneath the surface Hundreds of facts are waiting to be unearthed in this latest book from Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski, the duo behind Maps Dive below the surface and find out what happens under earth and under sea from early submarines and deep s

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A History of America in 100 Maps

A History of America in 100 MapsThroughout its history, America has been defined through maps Whether made for military strategy or urban reform, to encourage settlement or to investigate disease, maps invest information with meaning by translating it into visual form They capture what people knew, what they thought they knew, w

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Sad Topographies. A Disenchanted Traveller's Guide

Sad Topographies. A Disenchanted Traveller's GuideSad Topographies is an illustrated guide for the melancholic among us Dispirited travellers rejoice as Damien Rudd journeys across continents in search of the world s most joyless place names and their fascinating etymologies Behind each lugubrious place name exists a story, a richly interwoven na

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