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Brand: Chronicle Books Model: 9781452172491
The Go-To Notebook has been designed to inspire makers, thinkers, dreamers and doers to create their best work-and what inspires great work is great quality. These notebooks use the finest paper made today, Mohawk Superfine - milled in the USA and trusted by creative professionals for generations fo..
Brand: Welbeck Publishing Group Model: 9781780979557
"Speed and danger don't always go together, but it's proper fun when they do." - Guy Martin Truck fitter, ace racer, daredevil, speed junkie, all-round 'character', Guy Martin is just a normal guy, driven to succeed by a passion for speed, whether it is on his daily 20-mile cycle to work - his explo..
Brand: Biteback Publishing Model: 9781849541596
When Sir Henry Cooper died in May this year the depth of affection in the tributes that filled the press were a testament to his remarkable popularity. Put simply, Henry Cooper was the nation's favourite boxer; a gentleman and a great sportsman of whom Muhammed Ali - who Cooper famously floored in 1..
Brand: Raintree Model: 9781410980533
The year is 1939. Germany, led by Adolf Hitler, has invaded Poland. The world is about to enter into the biggest and most terrible war in history. But from the depths of despair rose some very courageous, selfless individuals, such as Douglas Bader, Leonard "Bud" Lomell and Joan Daphne Pearson, who ..
Brand: Sunda Publications Pty Ltd Model: 9780994158406
This is the remarkable story of the Swiss born Nazi spy, Annette Wagner. Her two years in Australia immersed in intrigue and shielded by a skilfully managed facade of deception. Tracked by Military Intelligence, her outstanding credentials in espionage ensured that exposing her ultimate role would n..
Brand: Tectum Model: 9789079761654
Simply being the son or daughter of someone famous does not guarantee success, and in order to step out of the shadow of your well-known dad, you need to muster up more than just good genes. Nevertheless, some celebrity fathers are so inspirational that they entice their brood to choose very similar..
Brand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd Model: 9781877577802
'John Beaglehole (1901-1971) made his mark on New Zealand life, and not just as the academic historian of world acclaim who was admitted to the Order of Merit in 1970, eight years after turning down the offer of the Beit Professorship of Imperial History at Oxford University. He was also an advocate..
Brand: Chronicle Books Model: 9780811868983
Until his brilliant life was tragically cut short, John F. Kennedy commanded the world's attention - today, his legacy is still very much alive. This stunning visual biography opens the door to his rich personal story by collecting rare memorabilia, including doodles, diary entries, and drafts of ma..
Brand: J H Haynes & Co Ltd Model: 9781844259366
In Brawn GP's sensational debut season, Jenson Button has finally achieved his lifelong ambition to become Formula 1 World Champion. Here is the complete story of Jenson's racing career, from his debut in schoolboy karting to the World Championship crown eventually secured with a superb drive in the..
Brand: Quadrille Publishing Ltd Model: 9781844008803
Jerry Hall escaped from small-town Texas and was discovered on a St Tropez beach at the age of 16. Within a year she had appeared on the covers of magazines all over the world. A whirlwind life as a top model jetting from Paris to New York to London and all over the world was followed by a four-year..
Brand: Wily Publications Model: 9781927167311
John and Charles Enys: Castle Hill Runholders (1864-1891) records the story of two Cornish brothers who ran the Castle Hill sheep run for more than 25 years in the late 19th century. Extracts from letters by both brothers and paintings by Charles that they sent to their family at Enys in Cornwell gi..
Brand: Veloce Publishing Ltd Model: 9781787115354
This is the authorised biography of one of the best-liked bad boys in British motorsport. John Chatham, driver, racer, repairer, rebuilder, tuner, trader and lover of Austin-Healeys, was, according to Geoffrey Healey, "uncontrollable" in his youth, and has only mildly mellowed with age. Burly and ge..
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