Praise for LONDON: THE PHOTOGRAPHIC ATLAS:
'Drop heavy hints to Santa about London: The Photographic Atlas … a sublime book … an amazing labour of love' The Guardian
'Warning – don't buy this book! You will spend hours and hours, if not days and weeks, poring over its amazing detail. For lovers of London it is a must' Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London
'A fascinating book … it contains all the passion of a great city … fun for all the family' Rowan Moore, Evening Standard
'Absolutely brilliant' Chris Tarrant, Capital Radio
From the Back Cover
A landmark publication.
‘ENGLAND: The Photographic Atlas’ combines the vertical aerial photography of Getmapping, creators of the Millenium Map, with Collins’ acclaimed road mapping, in a single volume that covers the entire country in unprecedented detail.
From the open plains of East Anglia, the wild fells of the Pennines and the rocky coastline of the West Country to the cityscapes of London, Birmingham and Manchester, England is truly a land of geographical extremes. Evidence of human interaction with the terrain is visible everywhere, from fields scarred by iron-age settlements to the canals and railways of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and the sprawling suburbs of the twentieth. Now, in the twenty-first century, the country is changing faster than ever before, as towns eat further into green fields and new motorways fuel our insatiable demand for greater mobility. Close inspection of ‘ENGLAND: The Photographic Atlas’ will reward you with some fascinating new perspectives on the landscape.
This book is from the same series as ‘LONDON: The Photographic Atlas’ and ‘EDINBURGH: The Photographic Atlas’. These titles draw on the Millennium Map, a contemporary Domesday Book that promises to be a social record of the utmost historical importance to future generations.