Author: Michael Crane
Release Date: 2007-02-02
Learn to play backgammon from the best Teach Yourself Backgammon is the ultimate guide to playing the 5,000-year-old board game that combines the thrilling uncertainty of craps with the strategic complexity of chess. Packed with practical, fun exercises, it provides you with clear, step-by-step instruction in the basics as well as advanced strategies from some of the world’s top tournament players.
A completely revised edition of the bestselling London streetmap Michael Middleditch has revised and updated his hugely successful London Mapguide?first published in 1983 and now in its eighth edition. Streets and sights are mapped and named, and there is a full index so that it can be used like the London A-Z. In addition, famous landmarks, places of entertainment etc are indicated on the maps. This edition has a brand-new spread on London architecture, and the Stratford Olympic area is fully incorporated into the book. At 72 pages of full-color maps this is the perfect book for every tourist and city-dweller.
Author: Geographers' A-Z Map Company
Release Date: 2002
Genre: London (England)
Flash MX developers who need instant on-the job reminders about the ActionScript language should find O'Reilly's new ActionScript for Flash MX Pocket Reference useful. This concise reference is the portable companion to the Flash coder's essential resource, ActionScript for Flash MX: The Definitive Guide by Colin Moock.
This Collins Map of London is clear and easy to read yet contains a lot of detail, presented in a handy compact format. This attractive map, ideal for both tourists and residents and updated for 2013, has an extensive area of coverage and displays a wealth of detail - all for only £2.99 a copy. It is fully indexed and has a fully updated London underground map conveniently located on the back cover. INCLUDES Fully classified roads Colour-coded buildings Postal districts and boundaries clearly depicted Full indexes to street names, place names and places of interest AREA OF COVERAGE Extends from Hampstead in the north to Clapham in the south and from Hammersmith in the west to Greenwich in the east SCALE 1:17,500 (3.6 inches to 1 mile).
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in the Eternal City of Rome. With the self-guided tours in this book, you’ll walk the same streets as the Caesars and discover the secrets of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Learn how to avoid the lines at the Vatican Museum and St. Peter’s Basilica. Take a night walk across the city and enjoy floodlit fountains and piazzas. Then grab a sidewalk table at the locals’ favorite trattoria and watch the world go by. Rick’s candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. You’ll learn how to navigate the Rome Metro and which sights are worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.
Author: Peter Barber
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Release Date: 2005
Chronicles the historical development of maps and mapping from the Bronze Age to the present, collecting some 175 maps spanning ten millennia that represent the progress of civilization and technology, from military plans that depict enemy positions, to the famed London Underground layout, to the digitally enhanced renderings of today.
Author: Rand McNally and Company
Release Date: 2003-10-01
Enhanced coverage of state-designated truck routes, including national STAA (Surface Transportation Assistance Act) designations and state designated STAA-authorized dimensions update the coverage in this new edition.
A handy little full color map of central London with a high level of detail, ideal for the pocket or bag Clear mapping of central London covers the most visited area of central London, ranging from Regent's Park in the north to Kennington in the south, and Kensington Gardens in the west to Tower Bridge in the east, at a scale of 5 inches to 1 mile. Inset maps of Olympic Park, West End shopping, and theaters are also included, as well as a Tube map, and the latest congestion zone boundary.
It's the thought that counts. So, while society has changed, the need for thoughtfulness, courtesy and good manners has not. What is the etiquette for Internet use, emails and mobile phone calls? How does one handle the delicate politics of flat sharing? What are the rules for meeting through a dating agency? Mind Your Manners provides effective answers to these and many more dilemmas of modern decorum. Covering all situations - weddings, work, throwing a party, visits to a restaurant or theatre, driving - Robert O'Byrne gives witty and urbane advice on how best to behave with style in the twenty-first century. Here are practical tips for getting through Christmas with a smile on your face; being a good host (how do you introduce Susan Self-Effacing to Aileen Assured?); and dealing with a funeral (not a good time to network). Combining humorous but indispensable advice with hilarious cartoons from Merrily Harper, knowing correct conduct has never been more accessible, up-to-minute, and fun.
Author: Sam Jr Boggs
Release Date: 2013-07-14
Genre: Geology, Stratigraphic
This concise treatment of the fundamental principles of sedimentology and stratigraphy highlights the important physical, chemical, biological and stratigraphic characteristics of sedimentary rocks. It emphasizes the ways in which the study of sedimentary rocks is used to interpret depositional environments, changes in ancient sea level, and other intriguing aspects of Earth's history.