Ordnance Survey Tourist Map: Land’s End (1933)


Ordnance Survey. Paperback. Folding cloth map. 1 inch = 1 mile. Cover art by Arthur Palmer. Map revision 1929, and GR without qualification dates it pre-1936. Condition: Used – Acceptable. Scratches on front cover, ageing on folds, paper clip rust marks, limited spotting. ISBN: none. Box MC13

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From the library of the archaeologist Arthur ApSimon (1927-2019). Reminiscences and obituaries in Salon (Society of Antiquaries), Mike Pitts’ Digging Deeper, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelæological Society, Cornish Archaeology (paywall). Recollections of the man himself, as told to son Trevor, here (access).

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A watercolour of Stonehenge by the young Arthur ApSimon.