This post is part of the Twelve Days of Oxmas series which will run from the 1st to the 21st of December 2016. The series showcases some of the many Oxfam Unwrapped gifts, fair-trade products and books we have to offer in store and online. 

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On the eighth day of Oxmas my true love sent to me 

eight* maps from The Lands of Ice and Fire… 

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*Well, it’s actually 12 maps. But we just really wanted to stick to the song. 

If you have a friend or family member that is crazy about A Game of Thrones, well, look no further to find them a Christmas present! We have this treasure on our online geek shop! Just click here to buy it!

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This Oxmas gift is a dazzling set of 12 maps, featuring original artwork from illustrator and cartographer Jonathan Roberts, transforms Martin’s epic saga into a world as fully realised as the one around us.

George R. R. Martin’s beloved Song of Ice and Fire series, which started with A Game of Thrones, is bursting with a variety and richness of landscapes – from bitter tundra to arid wasteland and everything in between – that provide a sense of scale unrivalled in contemporary fantasy.

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The centrepiece of this gorgeous map collection is guaranteed to be a must-have for any fan: the complete map of the known world, joining the lands of the Seven Kingdoms and the lands across the Narrow Sea for the first time in series history. But this is just one of many unique maps that aren’t available anywhere else. There is an alternate version that tracks the movements of the series’ protagonists throughout their vast world, along with more detailed versions of the western, middle, and eastern thirds of the world; a full map of Westeros, combining North and South; one of the Dothraki Sea and the Red Wastes; and the Braavos city map. And here, too, are fan favourites detailing everything from urban sprawl to untamed wilds: maps of King’s Landing; The Wall and Beyond the Wall; the Free Cities; and Slaver’s Bay, Valyria, and Sothyros.

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Never before has the entire scope of Martin’s universe been so exhaustively and fascinatingly depicted. The maps in this beautiful, one-of-a-kind atlas will enrich your reading or viewing experience, provide another view of your favourite characters’ epic journeys, and open up captivating new worlds – plus, they’ll look great on any castle wall.

On our online geek shop we sell sci-fi, fantasy and horror books, comics, sci-fi/fantasy boxset and film DVDs, Anime DVDs, miniature wargames and RPG rulebooks, retro console games, seminal PC games and other things appealing to geeks in York and elsewhere. Just follow the link: tinyurl.com/oxfamonlinepetergate

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… Seven Grow Your Own Trees,
Six copies of The Silkworm,
Five golden Piles of Poo!
Four Chalet School books,
Three pots of Swazi preserves,
Two Red Phone Box Books,
And a Winter Warming Kit for the refugees.

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