Derby books and mapsHere is a list of books for Derby that you may find useful.
If you plan to travel to Derby you may be interested in some guide books and travel books that will help you plan your stay in Derby and to find your way around. Click on any book for more information or to buy.
Derby books: Maps
Perfect for day trips and short breaks, the OS Landranger Map series covers Great Britain with 204 detailed maps. Each map provides all the information you need to get to know your local area and includes places of interest, tourist information, picnic areas and camp sites, plus Rights of Way information for England and Wales.
Publication: 25 May 2009
This atlas of Derby, Ashbourne, Belper, Melbourne and Ripley contains 50 pages of coloured street mapping.
The continuous coverage around Derby, Belper and Ripley extends to include:
Codnor, Milford, Kilburn, Smalley, Duffield, Little Eaton, Allestree, Mickleover, Chaddesden, Spondon, Ockbrook, Borrowash, Draycott, Etwall, Findern, Sinfin, Chellaston, Ashton-on-Trent and Shardlow.
There is separate coverage of both Ashbourne and Melbourne.
Also included is a large scale city centre plan of Derby.
Postcode districts, one-way streets and safety camera locations with their maximum speed limit are featured on the street mapping.
The index section lists streets, selected flats, walkways and places of interest, junction, place and area names, railway stations, hospitals and hospices covered by this atlas.
Publication: 5 Dec 2008
OS Explorer Map is the Ordnance Survey's most detailed map and is recommended for anyone enjoying outdoor activities like walking, horse riding and off-road cycling. Providing complete GB coverage the series details essential information such as youth hostels, pubs and visitor information as well as rights of way, permissive paths and bridleways.
Publication: 17 Oct 2005
Derby books: History & Heritage
Maxwell Craven was born in London in 1945 and was Keeper of Antiquities at Derby Museum for twenty-five years. Since 1979 he has written almost twenty books mainly on Derby and Derbyshire subjects - including A Century of Derby. Maxwell writes a regular column for the Derby Evening Telegraph.
Publication: November 25, 2004
Once an ancient chartered settlement with Roman origins, Derby was caught up in the leading edge of the Industrial Revolution and became the important manufacturing city and regional capital that it is today. Fortunately, despite its rapid expansion, Derby has managed to preserve much of its stunning medieval core, but much has also changed in Derby's streets. In ninety fascinating archive and modern photographs comparing the Derby of old and the Derby of today, historian Maxwell Craven takes a fond look at the changes that have taken place in his hometown over the decades.
Publication: 1 Nov 2011
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