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A-Z London Map

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A-Z London Map

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A-Z London Map

As a tourist in London, I found there was no better resource for getting around than this great and reliable map. Everything from the largest avenue to the smallest alley, and all the Underground and railway stations are in there. I never felt lost when I had my A-Z with me!

Paulina Photo: Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd


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I found this in a BBC online article (see below) so no credit due to me, but what a great story: Phyllis Pearsall came up with the idea for the London A-Z in 1935 when she couldn't find her way to a party in Belgravia. So she walked her way round 3,000 miles of London streets to come up with the definitive guide. That's what I call initiative and perseverance - she deserves to be much better known. See article on BBC online for details(http://www.bbc.co.uk/london/content/articles/2006/07/12/a_to_z_feature.shtml)
Kate Fry

This book has served countless millions of residents and visitors' to the capital since it's first edition published in 1936. It has become a household name! Ask any Londoner and they will have used or heard of the A to Z atlas.
John Frankel

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