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The Map That Changed The World
The Map That Changed The World

The Map That Changed The World

A Tale Of Rocks, Ruin And Redemption

Simon Winchester

Paperback / Sewn | English
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Description

Hidden behind velvet curtains above a stairway in a house in London's Piccadilly is an enormous and beautiful hand-coloured map - the first geological map of anywhere in the world. Its maker was a farmer's son named William Smith. Born in 1769 his life was beset by troubles. This title tells his story.

Specifications
  • Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
  • Pub date
    Jul 2002
  • Pages
    352
  • Theme
    Biography: adventurers and explorers
  • Dimensions
    197 x 130 x 24 mm
  • Weight
    248 gram
  • EAN
    9780140280395
  • Paperback / Sewn
    Paperback / Sewn
  • Language
    English

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