The British Library Diary 2003 : Maps and Views
The British Library has one of the finest collections of books and manuscripts in the world, including a unique collection of maps and views of the past. The range and variety of this collection is shown in this diary, which includes navigational charts, historical city plans and early world maps spanning 1000 years. It includes masterpieces such as Matthew Paris' "Map of Great Britain" (circa 1250), an outstanding achievement in medieval cartography. Presented in weekly spreads, each with a full-page colour image, the diary includes national and religious holidays as well as astronomical information and a three-year calendar.
- Diary | 112 pages
- 198 x 246 x 18mm | 639.56g
- 25 Jul 2002
- Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- 56 colour illustrations