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ravells

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Someone has stitched together all the old 1930s OS maps of the UK, the result is quite beautiful:

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An exquisite sample from the golden age of cartography. I was going to remark on the exemplary type placement -- but then noticed, on careful examination, that this was hand-lettered. B)

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Bookmarked :-)
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Wow, thanks for that link. I like the old english lettering calling out burial mounds. Thats something I've never seen before. (I'm looking SE of Ilfracombe)

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Thanks for the find. I notice that what's now Heathrow Airport is simply marked aerodrome.

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That looks incredible (: Some of the spellings are slightly different...
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Well done. The map is beautifull and (indeed) hand signed.

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Wow this is a beautiful map!! I spent 3 and a half years in Scotland and seeing this map brought back so many wonderful memories. I long for the time when I can travel back and explore some more.




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