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  • The Portrait Sketchbook

    With centuries of artistic wisdom, The Portrait Sketchbook offers everything you need to train your eye, hand, and mind. Explore and experience the creative processes of iconic draughtsmen to realize your own original style; quickly sketch passersby with da Vinci; create a ghostlike form with Seurat; master Ingres' evocation of the most kissable lips; and adopt Freud's liberating directness.Featuring 20 works and a host of helpful prompts from leading artists, critics, and art historians-as well as plenty of blank space to practice in-this sketchbook will guide you to a fresh understanding of the tools, materials, and skills necessary to master this most personal subject.
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  • The Photographer's Eye Remastered 10th Anniversary

    By Michael Freeman
    Authors:
    Michael Freeman
    Design is the single most important factor in creating a successful photograph. The ability to see the potential for a strong picture and then organize the graphic elements into an effective, compelling composition has always been one of the key skills in making photographs. Of course, digital photography has brought a new, exciting aspect to design first because the instant feedback from a digital camera allows immediate appraisal and improvement; and second because image-editing tools make it possible to alter and enhance the design after the shutter has been pressed. This has had a profound effect on the way digital photographers take pictures. The Photographers Eye shows how anyone can develop an eye for seeing great digital photos. The book explores all the traditional approaches to composition and design, but crucially, it also addresses the new digital technique of shooting in the knowledge that a picture will later be edited, manipulated, or montaged to result in a final image that may be very different from the one seen in the viewfinder.
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    Philip's Navigator Scotland

    Philip's Navigator Scotland - The best-selling atlas of Scotland'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 survey- Fully updated mapping at 1.5 miles to 1 inch = 1:100,000 (3 miles to 1 inch = 1:200,000 for Northern Scotland) - No other road atlas of Scotland offers this level of detail and clarity- 15-page 'best places to visit' section, including sights and walks- Practical A4 format with spiral binding- 13 indexed town-centre maps- Exceptional road detail, from motorways to country lanes, with every junction, roundabout and slip-road shown- Thousands of individually named farms, houses and hamlets Philip's Navigator Scotland is part of the Navigator brand, the UK's best-selling road atlases. The Navigator maps provide highly detailed coverage of the Scotland's road network, including minor country lanes and rural tracks. Most of the Central Lowlands and Scottish Borders are shown at the unique Navigator scale of 1.5 miles to 1 inch, Northern Scotland at 3 miles to 1 inch. Navigator Scotland offers so much more than road maps: hundreds of individually named farms, houses and hamlets, airports, airfields, stations, ferries, canals, marinas, tourist information centres, and a wide range of places of interest. The atlas has a comprehensive index and includes indexed town plans of major regional centres. The front of the atlas contains a 15-page guide to regional leisure facilities and listings of a wide variety of activities from abseiling to yachting. The atlas is ideal for touring with its large scale and wealth of travel information. The exceptional detail also makes the atlas ideal for local business use.
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    Philip's Navigator France

    FRANCE'S MOST DETAILED ROAD MAPPINGPhilip's Navigator - now the UK's top road atlas brand offers you France Everything you'll need for driving in France Completely updated and revised for 2018 - The last word in maps of France - 520 pages of super-clear road maps- Scale of France maps: 3 miles to 1 inch = 1:200,000- Practical A4+ format with spiral binding- 18 pages of route planning maps covering all of Europe- Essential Autoroute mapping - 20 pages which show all the facilities available at all motorway service areas- 41 indexed town-centre maps, with approach and city-centre maps- Use QR codes to download additional town maps and tourist information- Mapping by French experts Michelin - including recommended scenic routes- 72-page index with a map of the departments Philip's Navigator France - the ultimate in French mapping. In this brand-new atlas, published for 2018, you will have France at your fingertips. First, there is the superb quality of the maps themselves - over 350 pages covering all of France at an ideal scale of 1:200,000 (3 miles to the inch) - giving you an ideal balance between clarity and detail.Philip's Navigator France comes in a highly practical spiral-binding in an A4+ format. You'll wonder how you ever managed to navigate France without it.
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    Philip's Navigator Britain Easy-Use Format

    The new Philip's Navigator Britain Easy-Use Format provides over 3000 road names as well as numbers. It also includes a massive selection of 100 indexed town-centre maps, detailed approach maps to 12 major urban areas, plus route-planning maps, a distance table, and a fully comprehensive 43,000-name index.The main road maps are at 1.7 miles to 1 inch (northern Scotland at smaller scales) and are extra clear and detailed, showing even the smallest roads and lanes that are omitted from other atlases. Every roundabout, junction and slip-road is shown in detail on main roads and motorways. In country areas, thousands of individual houses and farms are marked, along with footpaths and tracks. The alpha-numeric grid is based on the National Grid, so that the atlas can be used with GPS systems. In addition, every street in Britain is located on the maps.Over 8000 tourist attractions and places of interest are shown and named on the maps, including national parks, nature reserves, RSPB reserves, TWT reserves, houses and gardens, beaches, marinas, canals, county showgrounds, CCC camping and caravan sites, shopping villages, World Heritage Sites, long-distance footpaths, sporting venues, park and rides, and ferries.The new Philip's Navigator Britain Easy-Use Format features unrivalled town and country detail, and is ideal for planning cycle routes as well as for motoring.
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    Picturing Prince

    By Steve Parke
    Authors:
    Steve Parke
    PICTURING PRINCE sees the late icon's former art director, STEVE PARKE, revealing stunning intimate photographs of the singer from his time working at Paisley Park. At least half of the images in the book are exclusively published here for the first time; most other images in the book are rare to the public eye.Alongside these remarkable images are fifty engaging, poignant and often funny written vignettes by Parke, which reveal the very human man behind the reclusive superstar: from shooting hoops to renting out movie theatres at 4am; from midnight requests for camels to meaningful conversations that shed light on Prince as a man and artist. STEVE PARKE started working with Prince in 1988, after a mutual friend showed Prince some of Steve's photorealistic paintings. He designed everything from album covers and merchandise to sets for Prince's tours and videos. Somewhere in all of this, he became Paisley Park's official art director. He began photographing Prince at the request of the star himself, and continued to do so for the next several years. The images in this book are the arresting result of this collaboration.
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    Philip's Ireland Road Map

    Philip's Ireland Road Map shows the whole of Ireland at a scale of 9 miles to 1 inch (1 cm on the map = 5.5 km on the ground). The map includes a comprehensive index of place names, plus detailed town plans of Belfast, Cork, Derry/Londonderry and Dublin, with tourist information clearly marked.The map has been specially prepared for touring, picking out major routes and destinations in bold colours for easy journey planning and route-finding, and is a convenient size for use in a vehicle.The digital mapping gives excellent clarity, showing road networks in exceptional detail for this scale. High-quality travel information includes a wealth of useful detail marking car ferries, national parks, historic houses and gardens, museums, cathedrals, castles, ancient monuments, theme parks, and many other places of interest.A comprehensive index includes all towns and villages shown on the map.
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    PRIME: The Beef Cookbook

    By Richard H. Turner
    Authors:
    Richard H. Turner
    Following the bestselling Hog comes Prime. This fantastic book is an ode to all things beef from the ultimate authority in meat cookery.Beef is the star of many people's all-time favourite meals - from steak or a cheeseburger to roast beef with all the trimmings. In Prime, beef expert Richard H. Turner will impart his recipes for these timeless classics, as well as sharing new ways in which to enjoy this fantastic ingredient in all it's forms. Covering every cut, every style of preparation and with recipes from the world over - not to mention features on bovine breeds, butchering, buying your meat and more, Prime is everything you'd want in a beef cookbook.Some of the mouth-watering recipes include:- Burmese beef curry- New York veal parmigiana- Salt beef- Smoked brisket- Bone marrow dumplings- Chilean empanadas- Carbonnade flamande... plus many, many more!
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    Philip's Germany and Netherlands Road Map

    Philip's Germany and Netherlands Road Map is designed for long-distance driving, and is a convenient size for opening out on a table or in a vehicle.Germany and the Netherlands are shown at 10 km to 1 cm (16 miles to 1 inch), an ideal scale for long-distance driving, with major routes and destinations picked out in bold colours. Toll and pre-pay motorways are clearly shown, along with restricted and unrestricted motorway junctions, service areas and rest areas.Town plans are provided for Amsterdam, Berlin, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich and Stuttgart.For holiday planning, the map highlights scenic routes and shows car ferry routes, along with ancient monuments, beaches, castles, cathedrals, national parks, ski resorts, theme parks, world heritage sites, and many other places of interest.
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    Philip's London and M25 Navigator Road Map

    This new edition of Philip's London and M25 Navigator Road Map features ultra-large-scale and detailed up-to-date Navigator mapping, ranging from Chatham in the east to Maidenhead in the west, and from Hemel Hempstead in the north to Gatwick Airport in the south.The map contains highly detailed coverage at 1.5 miles to 1 inch of the region's road network, from motorways to minor country lanes and rural tracks - and even major footpaths - and every junction, roundabout and slip-road is shown in detail.There is much other detail, including hundreds of individually named farms, houses and hamlets. Also shown are airports, airfields, stations, ferries, canals, marinas and an abundance of places of interest.Opening out to 680 x 1200mm, Philip's London and M25 Navigator Road Map has a comprehensive index and includes an indexed street plan of central London.Philip's London and M25 Navigator Road Map is designed for both professional and leisure users. For professionals, the wealth of detail makes activities such as regional planning and delivery driving far easier. Also, the map is fully printed on one side (including the index) to allow hanging as a wall map. For leisure, the wealth of detail greatly eases the navigation of both main roads and byways, and increases the pleasure of touring by opening up new possibilities.
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    Paris in Fifty Design Icons

    By Brigitte Fitoussi, Imogen Fortes
    Authors:
    Brigitte Fitoussi, Imogen Fortes
    In this series, the Design Museum looks at the fifty design icons of major cities around the world - icons that, when viewed together, inherently sum up the character of their city. Covering anything from buildings, monuments and iconic designers to a classic film or street sign, these books explore a tapestry of infamous designs, all with their own story to tell. One part design history, one part visual guidebook, this fascinating series unlocks the design stories of the biggest, most creative cities in the world. With entries on design icons from I.M. Pei's glass pyramid to the humble baguette, Le Monde newspaper to Le Corbusier's striking Maison La Roche, Paris in Fifty Design Icons builds an intricate portrait of Europe's most romantic city. With stunning photography, this book is the perfect gift for design enthusiasts and anyone who loves anything Parisian.Also available in the series: London in Fifty Design IconsNew York in Fifty Design IconsBerlin in Fifty Design Icons
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    Philip's Night Sky Atlas

    By Robin Scagell, Wil Tirion
    Authors:
    Robin Scagell
    Illustrated by:
    Wil Tirion
    Fully revised and now in its third edition, Philip's Night Sky Atlas is a highly practical star atlas that can be used anywhere in the world and at any time of the year. With a sturdy, damp-proof binding, it is the ideal choice for the backyard astronomer using binoculars or a small telescope. It contains all the maps you need to learn your way around the night sky, whether you want to find remote galaxies, sketch lunar craters or make estimates of variable stars. Author Robin Scagell explains what you can see, what equipment (if any) you will need and how to make the most of your time under the stars. The star maps are by Wil Tirion, the world-renowned celestial cartographer.The eight sky maps together show the whole of the night sky. Stars down to magnitude 5.5 are marked, together with the brighter deep-sky objects. They are drawn on a white background so that you can add your own pencil notes or observations to the maps. Opposite each of the sky maps is a photo-realistic version of the same map. In addition, constellation maps show numerous deep-sky targets, with interesting objects described in detail.A Moon map, split into quadrants, is accompanied by suggestions of what to look for, with images of the most interesting features. The author also describes how to observe and record the planets, the Sun, meteors, eclipses, comets and deep-sky objects.
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    Philip's Street Atlas Devon

    The only atlas with all the named streets in Devon. Updated edition for 2017 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.BARNSTAPLE, EXETER, EXMOUTH, PAIGNTON, PLYMOUTH, TORQUAY, Appledore, Axminster, Bideford, Brixham, Buckfastleigh, Crediton, Dartmouth, Dawlish, Great Torrington, Honiton, Ilfracombe, Ivybridge, Kingsbridge, Newton Abbot, Okehampton, Salcombe, Seaton, Sidmouth, South Molton, Tavistock, Teignmouth, Tiverton, TotnesThis fully updated Philip's street atlas of Devon gives comprehensive and detailed coverage of the region 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. Exeter and Plymouth city centres 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 Devon is suitable for both business and leisure use.
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