London: A Life In Maps

London: A Life In Maps is both a stunning visual journey through London and a biography of it's last 400 years. The volume explores the extraordinary events which shaped the wonderful and diverse city we know today - the devastation of the Great Fire, building of the docks and impact of World Wars can all be seen in the glorious maps within.
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No. of Pages 224
No. of Illustrations 100
Dimensions 24 x 22cm
Fabric & material Paperback
SKU 02085698

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London: A Life In Maps features discussion and illustrations of over 100 important maps, dated from the mid-sixteenth century to present day. They are divided into the following chapters:

1. London Before the Fire
2. After the Fire: The Age of Elegance
3. The 19th-Century Metropolis: Regency and Victorian London
4. The Shock of the New: The 20th and 21st Centuries