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  • Philip's Street Atlas Inverness and Moray

    New, and the only detailed colour atlas of Inverness and Moray that gives comprehensive coverage of the region. No other atlas shows every street in Inverness and Moray.The mapping is based on Ordnance Survey data and gives the user complete coverage of all urban and rural areas. The mapping is at a scale of 1 3/4 inches to 1 mile (1 1/3 inches to 1 mile in the pocket edition) with larger scale mapping of 3 1/2 inches to 1 mile (2 2/3 inches to 1 mile in the pocket edition) for the following towns Alness, Aviemore, Buckie, Charlestown of Aberlour, Dingwall, Dufftown, Elgin, Fochabers, Forres, Fort Augustus, Grantown on Spey, Invergordon, Inverness, Keith, Kingussie, Lossiemouth, Muir of Ord, Nairn, Newtonmore, Tain.The atlas is ideally suited for both business and leisure use. There is a route-planning map at the front of the atlas. The main maps show every named road, street and lane clearly with through-routes highlighted in urban areas. School locations are marked and emergency services, hospitals, police stations, car parks and rail and bus station locations are all featured. There is a comprehensive index of street names and postcodes including schools, industrial estates, hospitals, sports centres, etc. These are highlighted in red.Main map scale: 1 1/3 inches to 1 mile

    Philip's Italy Road Map

    Philip's Italy Road Map shows the whole of the country, including Sicily and Sardinia, at a standard scale of 1:1M (1 cm on the map = 10 km on the ground). The map includes a comprehensive index, plus detailed town plans of Milan, Naples, Rome and Turin, with tourist information clearly marked.The double-sided map has been specially prepared for long-distance travel, 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, ski resorts, beaches, cathedrals, castles, ancient monuments, and many other places of interest.A comprehensive index includes all towns and villages shown on the map.
  • Philip's Street Atlas Nottinghamshire

    Philip's Street Atlas Nottinghamshire gives comprehensive and detailed coverage of the region. The mapping is sourced from the Ordnance Survey and gives the user complete coverage of all urban and rural areas. The mapping is at a standard scale of 3.5 inches to 1 mile, and is complete with postcode boundaries. The atlas is ideally suited for both business and leisure use. There is a route-planning map and an administrative and postcode map at the front of the atlas. The main maps show every named road, street and lane clearly, with through-routes highlighted. School locations are marked and emergency services, hospitals, police stations, car parks, and rail and bus station locations are all featured. There is a comprehensive index of street names and postcodes that includes schools, industrial estates, hospitals, sports centres, etc, which are highlighted in colour.
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  • Philip's Street Atlas Warwickshire

    A brand new edition of this successful colour atlas of Warwickshire, giving the most comprehensive and detailed coverage of the region. No other atlas names every street in Warwickshire.The mapping is produced by the Ordnance Survey to our specification and gives the user complete coverage of all urban and rural areas. The mapping at standard scale is 3 1/2 inches to 1 mile, 2 1/2 inches to 1 mile in the pocket edition, and is complete with postcode boundaries.The atlas is ideally suited for both business and leisure use. There is a route-planning map and an administrative and postcode map at the front of the atlas. The main maps show every named road, street and lane clearly with through-routes highlighted. School locations are marked and emergency services, hospitals, police stations, car parks and rail and bus station locations are all featured. There is a comprehensive index of street names and postcodes that includes schools, industrial estates, hospitals, sports centres, etc, which are highlighted in colour.Main map scale: 2.5 inches to 1 mile
  • Philip's Guide to Gems

    By Cally Oldershaw
    Authors:
    Cally Oldershaw
    A practical pocket-sized guide to the identification and use of precious and semiprecious stones, novelty stones, agates and crystals.The introductory part of the book describes the geology, chemistry and properties of gemstones in clear and accessible terms. The important properties of gemstones are explained, including crystal structures and optical and physical properties. It examines synthetic gems and discusses how to tell them apart from natural stones.Guide to Gems, Stones and Crystals then covers practical aspects of gemmology and the use of stones, including fashioning and cutting, types and shapes of cut, collecting, handling and storing gemstones, and weighing and measuring stones.An important feature of Guide to Gems, Stones and Crystals is a comprehensive visual identification key. This makes it easy for the reader to recognise the type of a stone, and so move on to the correct section of the book for a detailed identification.The main part of the book examines each major group of gems from every part of the world, with each group divided into clearly structured units. The first section deals with precious gems in their many forms, with illustrations of priceless jewellery. The second and longer section concentrates on the semiprecious and novelty stones, the agates and the crystals used by many professional and amateur jewellers and purchased by the majority of collectors and jewellery enthusiasts. Both sections are richly illustrated with photographs, and clear descriptive text accompanies each image.the authorCally Oldershaw lives in St Albans. She is the author of DK's Gemstones which sold over 5 million copies worldwide. Cally is a Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain (GAGTL) and a member of the curatorial team at the National History Museum in London.Main map scale:
  • Philip's Street Atlas Huddersfield

    This new street atlas of Huddersfield, Batley, Brighouse, Dewsbury, Holmfirth, Birstall, Clayton West, Cleckheaton, Denby Dale, Elland, Horbury, Meltham, Mirfield, Ossett and Slaithwaite gives comprehensive and detailed coverage of the area with 94 pages at an enlarged scale of 4.5 inches to 1 mile, and one page of ultra-large coverage of central Huddersfield at 7 inches to 1 mile. The maps are prepared to the same specification as all titles in the Philip's street atlas series.The contents include a route-planner: four pages of detailed Navigator(r) mapping giving an overview of the whole area covered by the atlas and marking all major and minor roads; a two-page guide to the top visitor attractions, and an index of street names and postcodes.The maps show every named road, street and lane, with visitor attractions clearly marked, and pedestrian areas and through-routes all highlighted. Schools, colleges, hospitals, police stations, post offices, car parks, sports centres and local government offices are all featured.Pocket sized, and wire stitched so that it opens out flat, the atlas is ideally suited for both business and leisure use, whether by locals or visitors.
  • Philip's Red Books Reading and Henley-on-Thames

    This local street atlas of Reading and Henley-on-Thames, and their surrounding towns and villages, gives detailed coverage of the area at a scale of 4 inches to 1 mile. It also includes an enlarged centre map for Reading at 6 inches to 1 mile.The maps show hospitals, car parks, post offices, one-way streets, leisure facilities, industrial areas and retail areas, while the index lists street names and postcodes. An area road map enables the user to identify through-routes more easily.Pocket sized, and wire stitched so that it opens out flat, the atlas is ideally suited for both business and leisure use, whether by locals or visitors.
  • 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:
  • Philip's Street Atlas Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham

    New, and the only detailed colour atlas of Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham that gives comprehensive coverage of the region.The mapping is based on Ordnance Survey data and gives the user complete coverage of all urban and rural areas. The mapping is at a scale of 1 3/4 inches to 1 mile (1 1/3 inches to 1 mile in the pocket edition) with larger scale mapping of 3 1/2 inches to 1 mile (2 2/3 inches to 1 mile in the pocket edition). Chester and Wrexham are also shown at the extra-large scale of 7 inches to 1 mile (5 1/3 inches to 1 mile in the pocket edition). The mapping is also complete with postcode boundaries.The atlas is ideally suited for both business and leisure use. There is a route-planning map at the front of the atlas. The main maps show every named road, street and lane clearly with through-routes highlighted. School locations are marked and emergency services, hospitals, police stations, car parks and rail and bus station locations are all featured. There is a comprehensive index of street names and postcodes including schools, industrial estates, hospitals, sports centres, etc. These are highlighted in red.Main map scale: 1.75 inches to 1 mile and 3.5 inches to 1 mile

    Philip's World Wall Map

    This brightly-coloured wall chart has been fully updated for 2005, and includes the new South African names for Pretoria (Tshwane) and Durban (eThekwini). The World is shown in political colours at a scale of 1:37 300 000 (600 miles to 1 inch), with clear lettering and symbols for easy reference. Individual countries are picked out in distinctive colours to aid identification, with city and town names clearly shown, as well as roads, railways, airports, rivers and sea contours.Smaller-scale physical maps of the Arctic and Antarctica are also included, together with a series of thematic maps beneath the main map showing world time zones, climate and relief of land, plus climate graphs and population and distance charts.This wall chart is available in two versions:(a) laminated on one side and rolled into a clear plastic tube for use as a wall map; and(b) unlaminated and folded with a tipped-on card cover for use when travelling.It is ideal for mounting on a study wall or in the workplace - the clarity of the maps ensures that it is highly accessible for business purposes and general reference.Main map scale:
  • 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:
  • Philip's Street Atlas Ceredigion, South Gwynedd

    New, and the only detailed colour atlas of that gives comprehensive coverage of Ceredigion and an area of Gwynedd south of a line from Porthmadog to Bala (but not including the Lleyn peninsula). Names and index are in Welsh as well as English.The mapping is based on Ordnance Survey data and gives the user complete coverage of all urban and rural areas. The main mapping is at a scale of 3 1/2 inches to 1 mile (2 2/3 inches to 1 mile in the pocket edition), with less populated areas mapped at 134 inches to 1 mile (1 1/3 inches to 1 mile in the pocket edition). Postcode boundaries are shown throughout.The atlas is ideally suited for both business and leisure use. There is a route-planning map at the front of the atlas. The main maps show every named road, street and lane clearly with through-routes highlighted. School locations are marked and emergency services, hospitals, police stations, car parks and rail and bus station locations are all featured. There is a comprehensive index of street names and postcodes including schools, industrial estates, hospitals, sports centres, etc. These are highlighted in red.This atlas is part of a series providing full coverage of Wales, as well as all of England and much of Scotland.Main map scale: 3.5 inches to 1 mile and 1.75 inches to 1 mile