The Map That Changed the World: A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption

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Following the hugely successful hardback, this extraordinary tale of the father of modern geology looks set to be the non fiction paperback for 2002. 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: he was imprisoned for debt, turned out of his home, his work was plagiarised, his wife went insane and the scientific establishment shunned him. It was not until 1829, when a Yorkshire aristocrat recognised his genius, that he was returned to London in triumph: The Map That Changed the World is his story.

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Simon Winchester is an award-winning journalist who now lives in New York. Having reported from all over the world during his 20-year career as a Guardian foreign correspondent, he has also written 13 books, including the highly acclaimed international bestseller The Surgeon of Crowthorne.

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books, Limited (UK). Condizione libro: New. 0140280391 This is an International Edition. Brand New, paperback, Delivery within 6-14 business days, Same Contents as U.S Edition, ISBN and Cover design may differ. Choose Expedited shipping for delivery within 4-7 business days. We do not ship to PO Box, APO,FPO Address. We may ship the books from multiple warehouses across the globe, including India depending upon the availability of inventory storage. Customer satisfaction guaranteed. Codice libro della libreria NO9780140280395

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 194 x 122 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Following the hugely successful hardback, this extraordinary tale of the father of modern geology looks set to be the non fiction paperback for 2002. 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: he was imprisoned for debt, turned out of his home, his work was plagiarised, his wife went insane and the scientific establishment shunned him. It was not until 1829, when a Yorkshire aristocrat recognised his genius, that he was returned to London in triumph: The Map That Changed the World is his story. Codice libro della libreria APG9780140280395

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 194 x 122 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Following the hugely successful hardback, this extraordinary tale of the father of modern geology looks set to be the non fiction paperback for 2002. 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: he was imprisoned for debt, turned out of his home, his work was plagiarised, his wife went insane and the scientific establishment shunned him. It was not until 1829, when a Yorkshire aristocrat recognised his genius that he was returned to London in triumph. The Map That Changed the World is his story. Codice libro della libreria APG9780140280395

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Descrizione libro 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 1st. 129mm x 198mm x 21mm. Paperback. In the summer of 1815 an extraordinary hand-painted map was published in London. Some eight feet tall and six feet wide, brightly coloured - in sea-blue, green, bright yellow, orange, umbe.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 352 pages. 0.245. Codice libro della libreria 9780140280395

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, The Map That Changed the World: A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption, Simon Winchester, Following the hugely successful hardback, this extraordinary tale of the father of modern geology looks set to be the non fiction paperback for 2002. 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: he was imprisoned for debt, turned out of his home, his work was plagiarised, his wife went insane and the scientific establishment shunned him. It was not until 1829, when a Yorkshire aristocrat recognised his genius that he was returned to London in triumph. "The Map That Changed the World" is his story. Codice libro della libreria B9780140280395

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Descrizione libro Penguin, 2002. Condizione libro: New. 2002. New Ed. Paperback. 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. Num Pages: 352 pages, illustrations, facsimiles, maps, glossary, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: BGH; HBTP; RGV; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 24. Weight in Grams: 254. . . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780140280395

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Descrizione libro Penguin. Condizione libro: New. 2002. New Ed. Paperback. 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. Num Pages: 352 pages, illustrations, facsimiles, maps, glossary, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: BGH; HBTP; RGV; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 24. Weight in Grams: 254. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Codice libro della libreria V9780140280395

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