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  • Philip's Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils

    By A. C. Bishop, A. R. Woolley, W. R. Hamilton
    Authors:
    A. C. Bishop, A. R. Woolley, W. R. Hamilton
    A practical and authoritative guide to identifying minerals, rocks and fossils. An invaluable handbook for amateur collectors and specialists alike, small and compact enough to carry in the pocket or rucksack. The illustrations in this revised edition have been improved to give a truer representation of the colours found in nature.A best-seller in its field since 1974 when it was first published, the 1998 edition has been completely revised and updated, with brand-new, extended introductory sections and appendices. The book has also been completely redesigned to bring it into the 1990s and make it more user friendly.Around 145 colour plates show typical mineral, rock and fossils specimens. The plates were photographed from the Natural History Museum's incredible collection. Over 100 specially commissioned line drawings illustrate the authoritative descriptions of the specimens.The 1998 edition has been updated and revised by two of the original authors (Dr Woolley and Dr Bishop), plus an expert in fossils, all from the world-class Natural History Museum in London.Main map scale:
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    Pond Owner's Handbook

    By John A. Dawes
    Authors:
    John A. Dawes

    Philip's Navigator Road Map Cambridgeshire

    A brand new sheet map featuring Philip's exceptionally large-scale and detailed Navigator® mapping and covering the whole of Cambridgeshire and City of Peterborough. The map is part of Philip's new series of Navigator® sheet maps, each covering a county, unitary authority, or group of authorities.The map gives highly detailed coverage at 1.5 miles to 1 inch of the region's road network, including 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 thousands of individually named farms, houses and hamlets. Also shown are airports, airfields, stations, ferries, canals, marinas and an abundance of places of interest.The map has a comprehensive index and includes town plans of Cambridge and Peterborough.The maps are 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 maps are 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 both of main roads and byways, and increases the pleasure of touring by opening up new possibilities.Main map scale: 1.5 miles to 1 inch
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  • Philip's Guide to Fossils

    A practical pocket-sized guide to identifying, collecting and understanding all types of fossil.The introduction describes how fossils form and the history of ancient life, all illustrated with colour artworks. The classification and distribution of fossils are described, giving essential background information for collectors. The fascinatinghistory of fossil collecting is described before detailed and practical information about how to go about collecting fossils - everything from how to find sites and specimens to how to store and display fossils.An important feature of Philip's Guide to Fossils is a comprehensive and effective visual identification key. This makes it easy for the reader to discover the major classification of a fossil and so locate the right section of the book for detailed identification.The main section of the book goes through every major group of fossils, from trilobites to tree ferns, and includes a wide international range, from the common and easy-to-find to some (such as dinosaur bones) that would crown the collection of any amateur. The section is lavishly illustrated with colour photographs and clear descriptive text accompanies each image.Main map scale:
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