Compact World Atlas
Paperback ISBN: 1465468862
A fully revised and updated 7th edition of this convenient, comprehensive yet affordable atlas, featuring 65 easy-to-read maps and profiles of each of the world's 196 nations. With 65 clear, easy-to-read maps of all the countries in the world, the fully revised and updated 7th edition of this compact atlas combines improved landscape modeling with key roads, railways, rivers, and settlements. An accompanying fact file provides short profiles of each of the world's 196 nations, while its comprehensive index-gazetteer of places and countries covers approximately 20,000 fully cross-referenced geographical names. Politically colored overview maps offer a wider perspective to contextualize each nation, while large-scale insets zoom in on major cities and smaller countries. Truly encyclopedic, yet accessible and affordable, Compact World Atlas deserves a place on every bookshelf.
Cities of the World
230 Colour Engravings Which Transformed Urban Cartography 1572-1617
Hardcover ISBN: 3836556413
Talk of the town: A landmark in urban mapping More than four centuries on from its first publication, discover one of thejewels of urban cartography and civic studies. This quality reprint includes all363 color plates from the Civitates orbis terrarum, a magnificent collection of town map engravings, produced between1572 and 1617. Featuring plans, bird’s-eye views, and maps for all major cities in Europe, plus important urban centers in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, this masterwork in urban mapping gives us a comprehensive view of city life at the turn of the 17th century. It was edited and annotated by theologian and publisher Georg Braun and largely engraved byFranz Hogenberg, but also involved over a hundred different artists and cartographers who contributed not only town views, but additional elements, such as figures in local dress, courtroom scenes, and topographical details, to help convey the situation, commercial power, and political influence of each city. TASCHEN's reprint contextualizes the plates with selected extracts from Braun’s original texts on thehistory and significance of each urban center as well as detailed commentaries to place each city map in itscartographical and cultural context.
Lonely Planet City Map Prague
Paperback ISBN: 1786577860
From Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide publisher Durable and waterproof, with a handy slipcase and an easy-fold format, Lonely Planet Prague City Mapis your conveniently-sized passport to traveling with ease. Get more from your map and your trip with images and information about top city attractions, walking tour routes, transport maps, itinerary suggestions, extensive street and site index, and practical travel tips and directory. With this easy-to-use, full colour navigation tool in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of Prague, so begin your journey now! - Durable and waterproof - Easy-fold format and convenient size - Handy slipcase - Full colour and easy-to-use - Extensive street and site index - Images and information about top city attractions - Handy transport maps - Walking tour routes - Practical travel tips and directory - Itinerary suggestions - Covers Prague Castle, Hradcany, Mala Strana, Petrin Hill, Josefov, Wenceslas Square, Nove Mesto, Holesovice Check out Lonely Planet Prague & the Czech Republic, our most comprehensive guidebook to the city, covering the top sights and most authentic off-beat experiences. Or check out Lonely Planet Pocket Prague, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss experiences for a quick trip. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. The world awaits! Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' -- Fairfax Media 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times
Third Coast Atlas
Prelude to a Plan
Hardcover ISBN: 1940291917
Third Coast Atlas: Prelude to a Plan describes the conditions for urbanization across the Great Lakes region. It assembles a multi-layered, empirical description of urbanization processes within the drainage basins of the five Great Lakes and the Saint Lawrence River.
Real Street Map Puzzles to Solve from Amsterdam to Vancouver
Hardcover ISBN: 1787013413
Perfect for puzzle fans who love to travel, this fun, challenging and beautifully illustrated activity book takes readers on a journey across 30 of the world's greatest cities. Alongside famous sights like the Eiffel Tower and Empire State Building, each maze reveals hidden gems, flea markets, unusual shops, galleries, restaurants and more.