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Phyllis Pearsall

In 1936, Phyllis Pearsall produced the first London A-Z Atlas. She had walked the city for 18 hours a day & compiled a 23,000 card index of streets, kept in shoeboxes under her bed. Unable to find a ...

In 1936, Phyllis Pearsall produced the first London A-Z Atlas. She had walked the city for 18 hours a day & compiled a 23,000 card index of streets, kept in shoeboxes under her bed. Unable to find a publisher, she founded the Geographers' A to Z Map Co.



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