index

Search Our Books

Book Title

Filter By

Clear all
Our books

Philip's Navigator Camping and Caravanning Atlas of Britain: Spiral 2nd Edition

THE ONLY ATLAS OF BRITAIN FOR CAMPING, CARAVANNING AND MOTORHOMES'A map that beats all others' The Daily Telegraph'Scale, accuracy and clarity are without parallel' Driving Magazine'No. 1 in the UK for clear maps' Independent research surveyThe No. 1 Choice of Road Atlas for the serious motorist- Scale: 1.5 miles to 1 inch = 1:100,000 (Northern Scotland: 3 miles to 1 inch = 1:200,000)- Over 3,000 approved campsites located, plus useful advice from the Camping and Caravanning Club- Includes essential information for caravanning motorists: 6290 bridge height limits, 1477 bridge weight limits and 256 bridge width limits- No other road atlas of Britain offers this level of detail and clarity- Britain's best road mapping in a great spiral format- Every street in Britain marked on the maps- Over 3000 main roads named- 100 indexed town-centre maps plus approaches to 12 major urban areas- Super-detailed 6-page route-planning section- Exceptional road detail, from motorways to country lanes, with every junction, roundabout and slip-road shown- Thousands of individually named farms, houses and hamlets- 416 pagesPhilip's Navigator Camping and Caravanning Atlas of Britain includes a special feature by The Friendly Club, which is packed with essential camping and caravanning information.
  • More

Philip's World Atlas

With 96 pages of authoritative world maps, a comprehensive index, 69 city maps, and a thematic section providing information on topics covered in geography, humanities and economics courses, Philip's World Atlas is recommended for students as well as for general home reference.The 96 pages of physical and political maps give a balanced coverage of the world at well-chosen scales. The hill-shading on the physical maps provides an exceptionally vivid portrayal of landforms.The 32-page introductory section - 'The World in Focus' - covers key geographical themes such as the Earth's position in the Solar System, the structure of the Earth, climate and weather, the environment, population, resources, economics and international organizations.The 48-page 'World Cities' section provides urban-area and city-centre maps marking tourist sites for 69 of the world's most important cities, backed up by a comprehensive index. Full-page satellite images for 9 of the cities featured complete this section.The 35,000-name index includes geographical features as well as towns and cities, with both letter-figure grid references and latitude and longitude co-ordinates.
  • More

Philip's World Atlas

With 96 pages of authoritative world maps, a comprehensive index, 69 city maps, and a thematic section providing information on topics covered in geography, humanities and economics courses, Philip's World Atlas is recommended for students as well as for general home reference.The 96 pages of physical and political maps give a balanced coverage of the world at well-chosen scales. The hill-shading on the physical maps provides an exceptionally vivid portrayal of landforms.The 32-page introductory section - 'The World in Focus' - covers key geographical themes such as the Earth's position in the Solar System, the structure of the Earth, climate and weather, the environment, population, resources, economics and international organizations.The 48-page 'World Cities' section provides urban-area and city-centre maps marking tourist sites for 69 of the world's most important cities, backed up by a comprehensive index. Full-page satellite images for 9 of the cities featured complete this section.The 35,000-name index includes geographical features as well as towns and cities, with both letter-figure grid references and latitude and longitude co-ordinates.
  • More

Philip's Road Atlas France, Belgium and The Netherlands

Philip's Road Atlas France, Belgium and The Netherlands shows the national road networks at a scale of 1:1 million, with ultra-clear detailed mapping for urban areas. Scenic routes are highlighted, and the maps show numerous places to visit including beaches, theme parks, national parks and World Heritage sites.Philip's Road Atlas France, Belgium and The Netherlands includes:2-page route-planner;Listings for ski resorts and top visitor attractions;38 pages of clear, detailed road maps, with car ferries and toll, toll-free and pre-pay motorways all clearly marked;Large-scale approach maps for four major cities (Bordeaux, Lyon, Paris, Strasbourg);City-centre plans marking historic buildings and tourist attractions as well as car parks, head post offices and other facilities in eight major cities (Amsterdam, Brussels, Bordeaux, Luxembourg, Lyon, Marseilles, Paris, Strasbourg).
  • More

Philip's Moon Observer's Guide

By Peter Grego
Authors:
Peter Grego
Philip's Moon Observer's Guide is a practical guide for Moonwatchers, suitable for both beginners and more experienced observers. Peter Grego, a well-known Moon expert, shares his enthusiasm and expertise in this informative book.Features on the Moon are best seen when they are close to the day-night line, known as the terminator. At the heart of Philip's Moon Observer's Guide is a day-by-day lunar observing diary based on the progress of the terminator. Using detailed sections of Moon map for each day, the author explains when to look for which features, enabling you to plan your own lunar explorations.Colourful diagrams, stunning close-up images and straightforward text explain the origin and appearance of the different types of surface feature. Eclipses are always eagerly followed by astronomers, and the author explains the best way to observe and record these fascinating events.Philip's Moon Observer's Guide is divided into seven chapters:Lunar geology and the Moon's featuresThe Moon in spaceThe lunar observer's equipmentMoonwatchingRecording your observationsEclipses and occultationsThe space-age MoonPhilip's Moon Observer's Guide also includes a glossary of terms as well as details of a number of astronomical societies and groups, together with useful Internet resources.
  • More

Philip's Junior School Atlas 9th Edition

The market-leading atlas for pupils at primary schools, Philip's Junior School Atlas has been fully revised for its 9th edition. It is a stimulating and authoritative first introduction to the world of maps, and is recommended for Key Stage 2 of the National Curriculum.The introductory section describes the meaning of scale, how to measure distances using the maps, and explains the symbols on the maps.The following section is devoted to the United Kingdom and Ireland. Thematic maps cover topics such as mountains and rivers, climate and weather, population and cities, farming and fishing, industry and energy, transport, tourism and conservation. Regional maps of England and Wales, Scotland and Ireland complete this section.The rest of the atlas is made up of world thematic maps and world continental maps. Included are topics such as the world's climate, vegetation, agriculture, energy sources, and environmental concerns, such as global warming.A simple letter-figure index completes the atlas - a useful introduction to help the young reader find his/her way around the maps.
  • More

Philip's Infant School Atlas

By David Wright, Rachel Noonan
Authors:
David Wright, Rachel Noonan
Fully revised and updated, the new edition Philip's Infant School Atlas is intended for children in the early stages of reading, aged between 5 and 7 years old, with simple text to explain what is happening on the maps and illustrations to the young children. The atlas contents have been designed to be compatible with National Curriculum Key Stage 1 expectations.Clear, child-friendly maps are combined with fascinating photographs and facts about the world to provide essential geographical information for young children. 'Balloons' link photos of real places to each map. Guidance is given at the beginning of the atlas on how to use the maps, encouraging the early development of map skills and knowledge of the world. An index to the maps plus an illustrated glossary complete the atlas.Each colourful spread is illustrated with fascinating colour photographs and packed with fact boxes, curiosities, flags, stamps and simple quiz questions. Philip's Infant School Atlas is both fun to use and easy to understand. The text is simple and uncomplicated, and will encourage early reading skills to develop in the children.
  • More
  • Philip's Concise Atlas Britain

    The new edition Philip's Concise Atlas Britain contains 56 pages of road maps covering Britain at 8 miles to 1 inch, with Ireland at 19 miles to 1 inch. The maps clearly mark all motorways, primary roads and A roads, with national parks, areas of outstanding natural beauty and hill shading also included.The atlas includes a distance table, detailed map of counties and unitary authorities, key map and a fully comprehensive 15-page index.
    • More

    Philip's Complete Guide to Stargazing

    By Robin Scagell
    Authors:
    Robin Scagell
    In a new flexi-paperback format, Philip's Complete Guide to Stargazing is an inspiring introduction to astronomy, providing all the information you need to explore the night sky. This is a comprehensive guide to an increasingly popular leisure pursuit.Author Robin Scagell first introduces the wonders of the night sky and explains how and why the sky changes during the night and through the seasons. He describes the various items of equipment you can use (binoculars, telescopes and accessories), and gives practical advice on what to choose and what you can expect to see. There are plenty of tips, too, for observing just with the naked eye.The book continues with chapters devoted to the Moon, the Solar System, the stars and deep sky objects, illustrated with photographs and observational drawings made by talented amateur astronomers, as well as spectacular images returned by spacecraft or taken by large telescopes. The month-by-month guide to the constellations features maps showing the constellations on view each month from both northern and southern hemispheres, and is applicable to any year and any place on Earth.A complete set of star charts presents the whole sky in a series of maps that show stars down to magnitude 5.5. These maps are drawn with black stars on a white background, so that observers can pencil their own observations on to the charts. Opposite each map is a 'photo-realistic' image which shows how the same portion of the sky typically appears to the eye.Completing the book is an illustrated A-Z dictionary of astronomy, covering the planets, stars and galaxies, cosmology, amateur astron­omy and professional observatories, space exploration, famous astronomers, scientific terms, theories and much more, and is illustrated with photographs, artworks and diagrams.Philip's Complete Guide to Stargazing is an invaluable reference source for astronomers of all levels.
    • More

    Philip's Essential World Atlas

    Published in association with the Royal Geographical Society, the authoritative Philip's Essential World Atlas presents the world in cartography of exceptional quality.The 144 pages of physical and political maps - fully revised and updated - have been selected to provide balanced coverage of the continents, while giving prominence to densely populated and economically or strategically important areas. Projections and scales have been chosen to maximize legibility and minimize distortion over the largest regions.Acclaimed by geographers everywhere, Philip's physical maps combine relief shading with layer-coloured contours to give a stunning visual impression of the Earth's surface, while charting physical features, settlements and communications with meticulous accuracy.Included also is a superb 26-page 'Images of Earth' section, showing 25 of the world's most important cities and regions in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australasia and the Americas in breath-taking satellite imagery.In addition, the atlas features a series of fascinating maps depicting our ocean seafloors in stunning detail.Completing the atlas, and with full latitude and longitude co-ordinates along with letter-figure grid references, the extensive index of over 64,000 names includes geographical features such as mountains, rivers, lakes and deserts, as well as provinces, towns and cities.
    • More

    Philip's Moon Map

    By , Dr John Murray
    Illustrated by:
    Dr John Murray
    In a convenient folded format, Philip's Moon Map is a superbly detailed, large-format map of the near (visible) side of the Moon. Specially drawn for Philip's by Dr John Murray, an expert on the lunar surface, the map is not only a highly accurate and clear representation of the Moon but is also a practical guide for lunar observers.More than 500 physical features - craters, seas, mountain ranges, peaks, valleys and rilles (elongated depressions) - are named and indexed, and the landing sites of unmanned and manned spacecraft are also marked. The observer can thus readily identify objects seen through binoculars or a telescope, or pick targets for a programme of observation. The accompanying text is a practical guide to Moonwatching, which explains how to use the map and highlights the most interesting lunar features. Close-up images of some of these objects show what the observer can expect to see. Also included are photographs of the Moon at each daily stage and a smaller map of the far side, as revealed by satellites. Guidelines on drawing or photographing the Moon are also included.
    • More

    Philip's Street Atlas Birmingham and West Midlands

    All the named streets in Birmingham and the West Midlands metropolitan area.Updated edition for 2016 with new business parks and estates added.From Philip's, the UK's leading publisher of county street atlases.Street maps show car parks, schools, hospitals and many other places of interest.Practical route-planning section showing all A and B roads.BIRMINGHAM, COVENTRY, DUDLEY, SANDWELL, SOLIHULL, WALSALL, WOLVERHAMPTON, ALDRIDGE, BEDWORTH, BLOXWICH, BRIERLEY HILL, BROMSGROVE, BURNTWOOD, CANNOCK, CASTLE BROMWICH, HALESOWEN, HINCKLEY, KENILWORTH, KIDDERMINSTER, LICHFIELD, NUNEATON, REDDITCH, ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA, SMETHWICK, STOURBRIDGE, STREETLY, SUTTON COLDFIELD, TAMWORTH, TIPTON, WARWICK, WEDNESBURY, WEDNESFIELD, WEST BROMWICH, WILLENHALL.This fully updated Philip's street atlas of Birmingham and West Midlands gives comprehensive and detailed coverage of the area in a convenient spiral-bound format. The route planner shows all the A and B roads, and can be used when driving to get close to the destination before turning to the relevant large-scale street map.The street maps show every named road, street and lane very clearly, with major roads picked out in colour. The maps are at a standard scale of 3.5 inches to 1 mile. In addition, the centres of Wolverhampton, Birmingham and Coventry are shown at 7 inches to 1 mile.Other information on the maps includes postcode boundaries, car parks, railway and bus stations, post offices, schools, colleges, hospitals, police and fire stations, places of worship, leisure centres, footpaths and bridleways, camping and caravan sites, golf courses, and many other places of interest.The comprehensive index lists street names and postcodes, plus schools, hospitals, railway stations, shopping centres and other such features picked out in red, with other places of interest shown in blue.Philip's Street Atlas Birmingham and West Midlands is suitable for both business and leisure use.
    • More

    Philip's Street Atlas West Sussex

    All the named streets in West Sussex, Brighton and Hove.Updated edition for 2016 with new business parks and estates added.From Philip's, the UK's leading publisher of county street atlases.Street maps show car parks, schools, hospitals and many other places of interest.Practical route-planning section showing all A and B roads.BOGNOR REGIS, BRIGHTON, BURGESS HILL, CHICHESTER, CRAWLEY, EAST GRINSTEAD, HAYWARDS HEATH, HORSHAM, HOVE, LITTLEHAMPTON, WORTHING, ARUNDEL, BALCOMBE, BILLINGSHURST, BOSHAM, CUCKFIELD, DITCHLING, EAST WITTERING, HASLEMERE, HENFIELD, HORLEY, HURSTPIERPOINT, LIPHOOK, MIDHURST, PETERSFIELD, PETWORTH, PULBOROUGH, SELSEY, SHOREHAM-BY-SEA, SOUTHBOURNE, SOUTHWICK, STEYNING, STORRINGTON, WOODINGDEAN.This fully updated Philip's street atlas of West Sussex gives comprehensive and detailed coverage of the county in a convenient spiral-bound format. The route planner shows all the A and B roads, and can be used when driving to get close to the destination before turning to the relevant large-scale street map.The street maps show every named road, street and lane very clearly, with major roads picked out in colour. The maps are at a standard scale of 3.5 inches to 1 mile. In addition, Brighton city centre is shown at 7 inches to 1 mile.Other information on the maps includes postcode boundaries, car parks, railway and bus stations, post offices, schools, colleges, hospitals, police and fire stations, places of worship, leisure centres, footpaths and bridleways, camping and caravan sites, golf courses, and many other places of interest.The comprehensive index lists street names and postcodes, plus schools, hospitals, railway stations, shopping centres and other such features picked out in red, with other places of interest shown in blue.Philip's Street Atlas West Sussex is suitable for both business and leisure use.
    • More