Philip's Encyclopedia 2005

Philip's Encyclopedia 2005

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A new, revised and expanded edition of the most highly illustrated single-volume encyclopedia available. Philip's Encyclopedia 2005 has more than 20,000 entries in five useful sections: Identification Guide; A-Z Encyclopedia; History of the World; Ready Reference; and World Atlas. The 64-page Identification Guide contains over 1000 colour illustrations, and providing a spread-by-spread overview of astronomy, the human body, mammals, birds, butterflies, and trees. The Guide enables readers to tell a kestrel from a harrier, spot the constellation of Cassiopeia, find the deltoid muscle, distinguish between a cypress tree and a yew, and know the difference between a fallow deer and a roe deer. The A-Z Encyclopedia includes over 13,000 concise, cross-referenced articles, with 1500 colour illustrations and more than 1500 links from from key articles to essential websites that act as portals for further research. New for 2005, there is expanded and enhanced coverage of key science topics. The History of the World and Ready Reference sections have been revised and updated to include contemporary events and figures, and this year's achievements in sports, arts, and science and technology. Nshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 960 pages
  • 218 x 280 x 53mm | 2,963g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • PHILIP'S
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 2500 col ills, 200 country maps
  • 0540085863
  • 9780540085866