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Amber Books Ltd
VAT Number: GB672581613
Registered Number: 3186678
Registered Office: 30 City Road, London EC1Y 2AB

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2013
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King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table

Here lies entombed the renowned King Arthur in the island of Avalon.
—Inscription found at...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (93⁄4 x 71⁄2”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 53,000 words
Illustrations: 180 b/w and colour photographs, artworks and maps
ISBN: 9781782743743


 
Marines in World War II

The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years.
– Secretary...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (93⁄4 x 71⁄2”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 60,000 words
Illustrations: 180 b/w and colour photographs, diagrams and maps


 
Ukulele for Beginners

Once the recorder was the first musical instrument that you learned to play at school, but these days the...

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Format: 285 x 220mm (111⁄4 x 81⁄2”) pb
Extent: 144pp
Word count: 20,000 words
Illustrations: Over 100 colour photographs, 200 chord charts, diagrams and notation


 
American Battles & Campaigns

Raids and sieges; trench warfare and air campaigns; guerrilla warfare, naval engagements, and colonial wars;...

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Format: 264 x 208mm (9 1⁄2 x 7 1⁄2”) hb
Extent: 240pp
Word count: 70,000 words
Illustrations: 100 maps, 25 colour photos
ISBN: 9781782743767


 
Celtic Legends: Heroes and Warriors, Myths and Monsters

From around 750 BC to 12 BC, the Celts were the most powerful people in central and northern Europe. With the...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (93⁄4 x 71⁄2”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 58,000 words
Illustrations: 180 b/w and colour photographs, diagrams and maps
ISBN: 9781782743316


 
Norse Myths: Viking Legends of Heroes and Gods

The stories of Thor, Odin and Loki are familiar to most of us. Many people know that the Norse gods fought...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (93⁄4 x 71⁄2”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 58,000 words
Illustrations: 180 b/w and colour photographs, diagrams and maps
ISBN: 9781782743323


 
Planes, Trains & Automobiles Coloring Book

From super cars to ground-attack aircraft, from diesel locomotives to bullet trains and from farm tractors to...

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Format: 279 x 216mm (11 x 8 1⁄2”)
Extent: 128pp
Illustrations: 200 b/w artworks
Word count: 1000 words
ISBN: 9781782743798


 
Tao Te Ching [Dao De Jing]

'He who boasts of what he will do, succeeds in nothing.' – Tao Te Ching

No understanding of Chinese...

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Format: 264 x 195mm (10½ x 7¾”)
Extent: 96pp
Word count: 12,000 words


 
Best-Selling Albums: From Vinyl Records to Digital Downloads

Thriller, Sgt. Pepper, Dark Side Of The Moon, Rumours, Born In The USA, Up!... these are just some of...

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Format: 266 x 266mm (10½ x 10½")
Extent: 256pp
Word count: 60,000
Illustrations: 230 artworks


 
Drum Course for Beginners

Do you want to play the drums but are not sure where to begin? Drum Course for Beginners takes...

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Format: 285 x 220mm (11¼ x 8½”)
Extent: 144pp
Word count: 20,000 words
Illustrations: Over 100 colour photographs, 200 chord charts, diagrams and notation


 
Human Body Colouring Book

Learning through colouring in, discover how the individual parts of the human body function in this medical...

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Format: 297 x 227mm (11¾ x 9”)
Extent: 224 pages
Word count: 10,000 words
Illustrations: 215 colour artworks; 215 line drawings
ISBN: 9781782742906


 
Viking Warrior: The Norse Raiders who Terrorized Medieval Europe

“It is better to stand and fight. If you run, you’ll only die tired.” – Viking saying

Beginning in 789...

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Format: 213 x 290mm (8 1⁄4 x 11 1⁄2”) hb
Extent: 224 pages
Word count: 50,000 words
Illustrations: more than 200 colour illustrations, photographs and maps
ISBN: 9781782742913


 
Drones: An Illustrated Guide to Unmanned Aircraft and Vehicles

Drones are found in the airspace throughout the world and are more popular now than ever...

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Format: 264 x 208mm hb
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 55,000 words
Illustrations: 100 photographs and 60 colour artworks
ISBN: 9781782742555


 
Glock: Collector's Guides

The Glock series of handguns represents one of the greatest steps forward in pistol design since the...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/4”) hb
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 50,000 words
Illustrations: 200 colour artworks and 60 colour and b/w photos
ISBN: 9781782742562


 
Colt: Collector's Guides

The year 2015 marks the 180th anniversary of Colt’s first patent for a firearm with a revolving cylinder and...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/4”) hb
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 50,000 words
Illustrations: 200 colour artworks and 60 colour and b/w photos
ISBN: 9781782742579


 
Stalin's Secret Police: A History of the CHEKA, OGPU, NKVD, SMERSH and KGB: 1917-1991

The infamous KGB of Cold War renown was the successor to a series of equally lethal state security agencies...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2") pb
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 120 b/w photos
Text: 70000 words
ISBN: 9781782743170


 
Fantastic Fearsome Beasts

African ogres with eyes in their feet, one-eyed giant dogs, a man trapped in the body of a werewolf, human...

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Extent: 96pp
Format: 213 x 290mm (81⁄2 x 111⁄2”)
Illustrations: 88 col a/ws
Word count: 20,000 words


 
Dinosaurs of the Jurassic World and beyond

Including flying dinosaurs and swimming dinosaurs, two-legged and four-legged dinosaurs, plant-eating and meat-...

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Extent: 64pp
Format: 213 x 290mm (81⁄2 x 111⁄2”)
Illustrations: Over 50 col a/ws
Word count: 3000 words


 
How the Brain Works

Where in the brain would you find the hippocampus and what is its function? What happens in the brain when we...

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Format: 297 x 227mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Extent: 176 pages
Word count: 95,000 words
Illustrations: More than 600 colour photographs and artworks


 
Chinese Astrology

If you’re born in the Chinese year of the Rat, what are your characteristics? With whom is someone born in the...

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Format: 264 x 195mm (101⁄2 x 73⁄4”)
Extent: 96pp
Illustrations: 85 b/w artworks
Word count: 8,000 words


 
Gladiator: Fighting for Life, Glory and Freedom

'When everyone had had plenty to eat and drink they called for the gladiators. The moment anyone’s throat was...

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Format: 213 x 290mm (8 1⁄4 x 11 1⁄2”) hb
Extent: 224 pages
Word count: 50,000 words
Illustrations: more than 200 colour illustrations, photographs and maps
ISBN: 9781782742524


 
World's Greatest Civil Aircraft: An Illustrated History

Commercial air travel began just over a century ago. In that time there have been groundbreaking civilian...

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Format: 297 x 227mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 65,000 words
Illustrations: 200 colour artworks and photographs
ISBN: 9781782742456


 
World's Greatest Military Aircraft: An Illustrated History

Ever since man first took to the air, combat aircraft have been at the cutting edge of aviation technology,...

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Format: 297 x 227mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 65,000 words
Illustrations: 200 colour artworks and photographs
ISBN: 9781782742630


 
Celts

“They cut off the heads of enemies slain in battle and attach them to the necks of their horses… They embalm...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/3”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 58,000 words
Illustrations: 180 colour and b/w photographs, artworks, maps and illustrations
ISBN: 9781782741664


 
Dinosaur Fact Files app - *FREE DOWNLOAD*

“…neatly designed with bitesize, accessible text. In fact, it looks like the sort of app that will teach us...

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Free app for iPad.


 
History of Torture

However repugnant, torture has been practised, either publicly approved or clandestinely, for thousands of...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9¼ x 7½”)
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 110 b/w photos
Text: 60,000 words
ISBN: 9781782743903

A previous edition (ISBN: 9781856054645) is no longer in print.


 
Sea Combat: From World War I to the Present Day

Naval warfare – and the weapons used to conduct it – has changed greatly since World War I. Sea battles are no...

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Format: 285 x 211mm (11 1⁄4 x 8 1⁄4”)
Extent: 320pp
Word count: 80,000 words
Illustrations: 300 photos and a/ws
ISBN: 9781782743354

A previous 305 x 227mm (12 x 9”) edition was published under the title "Sea Warfare".


 
Land Combat: From World War I to the Present Day

Since 1914 the art and increasingly science of warfare has become ever deadlier. Tanks have become more mobile...

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Format: 285 x 211mm (11 1⁄4 x 8 1⁄4”)
Extent: 320pp
Word count: 80,000 words
Illustrations: 300 photos and a/ws
ISBN: 9781782743347

A previous 305 x 227mm (12 x 9”) edition was published under the title "Land Warfare".


 
Air Combat: From World War I to the Present Day

The first aerial warfare took place in 1911, but since then the weapons, techniques and outcome of warfighting...

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Format: 285 x 211mm (11 1⁄4 x 8 1⁄4”)
Extent: 320pp
Word count: 80,000 words
Illustrations: 300 photos and a/ws
ISBN: 9781782743330

A 305 x 227mm (12 x 9") hb edition was previously published as "Air Warfare"


 
Uniforms of World War II

Uniforms of World War II is an illustrated collection of 260 of the most interesting and...

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Format: 285 x 213mm (11 1/4 x 8 1/2")
Extent: 288pp
Illustrations: 270 col a/w
Text: 80000 words
ISBN: 9781782743293


 
SS: Battles of the Waffen-SS

No military organisation has fought as well against such overwhelming odds as the Waffen-SS, but few have...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9½ x 7½") pb
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 120 b/w photos
Text: 60,000 words
ISBN: 9781782743705

An out-of-print hb edition was published under the title "SS: The Blood-Soaked Soil"


 
Personal Accounts of the Waffen-SS at War

No military organisation has fought as well against such overwhelming odds as the Waffen-SS, but few have...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2")
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 150 b/w photos
Text: 60000 words
ISBN: 9781782743699

An out of print hb edition was published under the title "SS: Loyalty is My Honour"


 
Hitler Youth: The Hitlerjugend in War and Peace 1933–45

"Whoever has the youth has the future. My teaching will be hard. Weakness will be knocked out of them. A...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9½ x 7½") pb
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 120 b/w photos
Text: 60,000 words
ISBN: 9781782743682

A hardback edition was previously available.


 
German Soldier in World War II

"No one can get past the German soldier." – Adolf Hitler

For the first three years of World War II, the...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9 x 7") pb
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 120 b/w photos
Text: 60,000 words
ISBN: 9781782743712

A hb edition was previously available.


 
Technical Drawings of Aircraft of World War II: 1939–1945

With the aid of 116 extraordinarily detailed and accurate line drawings illustrating the interior fittings and...

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Format: 297 x 228mm (11¾ x 9")
Extent: 256pp
Illustrations: 200 col photos, 120 line illustrations
Text: 50,000 words
ISBN: 9781782743309
A previous edition of this book was published as Aircraft Anatomy of World War II