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  • The World Atlas of Wine, 7th Edition

    By Hugh Johnson, Jancis Robinson
    Authors:
    Hugh Johnson, Jancis Robinson
    "Immense and beautiful - almost drinkable" ­- Midweek, BBC Radio 4 "Simply superb work... buy it if you like wine at all." ­- Victoria Moore, The Telegraph "If I owned only one wine book, it would be this one. And this edition, please." ­- Andrew Jefford, DecanterFew wine books can be called classic but the first edition of The World Atlas of Wine made publishing history when it appeared in 1971. It is recognized by critics as the most essential and authoritative wine reference work available. This seventh edition will bring readers, both old and new, bang up to date with the world of wine.Much has changed since the last edition of the Atlas in 2007. Changes in climate, in winemaking technique, in fashion, and in where wine is grown over the past years are all reflected in this new edition. The move away from more predictable international grapes and towards less familiar, local varieties is a noticeable trend. Wine that expresses its precise location is once more to the fore, meaning that an Atlas that allows the reader to understand a region's geography is more necessary than ever. The increasing importance of cooler-climate regions as the effects of climate change become more apparent and the growth of China, not just as a consumer of wine but also as a grape-grower and wine producer, are just two of the many other developments covered.The Atlas is renowned for its superb cartography and this seventh edition has 215 unique maps. Dynamic wine regions such as coastal Croatia, Khaketi in Georgia, Canterbury in New Zealand, Swartland in South Africa, Northern Virginia in the US , and Ningxia in China are examples of just some that are covered in detail for the first time. Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson, the world's most respected wine-writing duo, have again joinedforces to create a classic that no wine lover can afford to be without.Contents Includes...IntroductionThe Ancient World and Middle AgesThe Evolution of Modern WineInternational GrapesRegional GrapesWine and WeatherMaking Wine in the VineyardMaking Wine in the CellarOak and its usesStoppering WineAnatomy of a WineryWine and TimeEnjoying WineTasting and Talking about WineThe World of WineFranceItalySpain PortugalGermanyAustriaHungaryGreeceNorth AmericaSouth AmericaAustraliaNew ZealandSouth AfricaAsiaAnd Much More!
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    Philip's Astro-Box

    This best-value set contains all you need to start the fascinating hobby of astronomy:* Philip's Stargazing with a Telescope: the bestselling guide to choosing the right telescope and setting it up by Robin Scagell.* Philip's Star Finder: A planner showing planets, stars and constellations visible month by month. Star maps by celebrated celestial cartographer Wil Tirion and explanatory text by John Woodruff.* Philip's Star Chart: The stars of the night sky in three superb colour maps: the northern and southern hemispheres and the equatorial region.* Philip's Planisphere: Pinpoints the stars and constellations visible on any night of the year.Main map scale:
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  • Philip's Street Atlas Shropshire

    This fully revised street atlas of Shropshire gives comprehensive and detailed coverage of the entire county. 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 scale of 1.75 inches to 1 mile, with larger-scale maps at 3.5 inches to 1 mile for the more populated northern part of the county (including Shrewsbury and Telford) and larger town centres in the south.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. New to this edition are fixed single and multiple speed-camera locations, with corresponding speed limits.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.
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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
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    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.
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  • 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
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  • 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.
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  • Philip's Red Books Dundee and St Andrews

    This local street atlas of Dundee and St Andrews, 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 Dundee at 8 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.
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  • Philip's Street Atlas Herefordshire and Monmouthshire

    This fully revised street atlas of Herefordshire and Monmouthshire gives comprehensive and detailed coverage of the region. 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 scale of 1.75 inches to 1 mile, with larger-scale maps at 3.5 inches to 1 mile for urban areas. The town centres of Hereford and Monmouth (Trefynwy) 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. New to this edition are fixed single and multiple speed-camera locations, with corresponding speed limits.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.
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  • Philip's Street Atlas East Sussex

    This fully revised pocket-sized street atlas of East Sussex gives comprehensive and detailed coverage of the county. 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 2 2/3 inches to 1 mile, and show postcode boundaries. Other information on the maps includes 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. New to this edition are fixed single and multiple speed-camera locations, with corresponding speed limits.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.
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  • Philip's Red Books Barnstaple and Bideford

    This local street atlas of Barnstaple and Bideford, 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 Barnstaple at 8 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.
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  • Philip's Red Books Kent to Cornwall

    This leisure and tourist map of the whole of Kent to Cornwall gives detailed coverage of the area's road network, ranging from Broadstairs in the east to Land's End in the west and reaching as far north as Oxford, at a scale of approximately 8 miles to 1 inch. It is ideal for long-distance journey route-planning across the southern counties.The map shows places of tourist and historic interest, including castles, camping sites, country parks, galleries, gardens, golf courses, marinas, museums, nature trails, historic sites, sports venues, theatres, theme parks, wildlife parks and zoos. An index to towns and villages is also featured.In a convenient folded format, this single-sided sheet map is ideally suited for both leisure and business use, whether by locals, visitors or holidaymakers.
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    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.
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  • Philip's Red Books Llandudno and Colwyn Bay

    This local street atlas of Llandudno and Colwyn Bay, and their surrounding towns and villages, gives detailed coverage of the area at a scale of 4.5 inches to 1 mile.The maps show hospitals, car parks, post offices, leisure facilities, schools, 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.
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  • Philip's Red Books Northwich and Winsford

    This local street atlas of Northwich and Winsford, and their surrounding towns and villages, gives detailed coverage of the area at a scale of 4 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.
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  • 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.
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