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

Copyright © Amber Books Ltd
2013
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Guitar for Beginners

Do you want to play the guitar but are not sure where to begin? Whether you want to play acoustic guitar or...

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


 
Great Cars Colouring Book

From the Hudson Terraplane to the Porsche 911, from racing cars to road cars, from the super luxury Jaguar...

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Extent: 64pp
Format: 297 x 227mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Illustrations: 30 colour artworks
Word count: 3,000 words


 
Great Aircraft Colouring Book

From biplanes to triplanes, from heavy seaplanes to speedy fighters, from the first bombers to the latest...

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Extent: 64pp
Format: 297 x 227mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Illustrations: 30 colour artworks
Word count: 200 words


 
What's Inside? series

What’s inside a tank? How does a submarine work? What makes a stealth plane hard to detect? How many aircraft...

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Extent: 48pp x 8 volumes
Format: 213 x 290mm (8½ x 11½”)
Illustrations: 44 colour artworks
Word count: 3,500 words per volume


 
Modern Tanks and Artillery 1945–Present

Modern Tanks and Artillery is a comprehensive study of the armoured fighting vehicles and guns...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9½ x 7½”)
Extent: 384 pages
Word count: 100,000 words
Illustrations: 400 artworks and 100 photographs
ISBN: 9781782742050


 
Allied Tanks of World War II 1939–1945: The World's Great Weapons

Allied Tanks of World War II offers a highly illustrated guide to the main armoured fighting...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9½ x 7½”)
Extent: 384 pages
Word count: 100,000 words
Illustrations: 400 artworks and 100 photographs
ISBN: 9781782742081


 
Allied Aircraft of WWII 1939–1945: The World's Great Weapons

Illustrated with outstanding colour profile artworks, Allied Aircraft of World War II is the...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9½ x 7½”)
Extent: 384 pages
Word count: 100,000 words
Illustrations: 400 artworks and 100 photographs
ISBN: 9781782742074


 
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War II

What was the armament and crew of the German Tiger tank and its Soviet equivalent, the T-34? What was the...

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Extent: 608pp
Format: 276 x 220mm (11 x 8 3⁄4”)
Illustrations: 1,600 colour & b/w photos and artworks
ISBN: 9781782741671


 
Samurai Warrior: The Golden Age of Japan’s Elite Warriors 1560–1615

During Japan’s Warring States period, centuries of strife had left the country divided and leaderless. Those...

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Format: 213 x 290mm (81⁄4 x 111⁄2”)
Extent: 224 pages
Word count: 50,000 words
Illustrations: more than 200 colour illustrations, photographs and maps
ISBN: 9781782741688


 
In the Footsteps of Alexander

In just 11 years, Alexander the Great’s armies marched 22,000 miles (35,000 km), subjugated Asia Minor, the...

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Format: 213 x 290mm (81⁄4 x 111⁄2”)
Extent: 224 pages
Word count: 50,000 words
Illustrations: more than 200 colour illustrations, photographs and maps
ISBN: 9781782741657


 
Ultimate Survival Guide

The world is a hostile environment, capable of throwing the unexpected at you at any moment. Bringing together...

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Format: 285 x 225mm (111⁄4 x 9”)
Extent: 448pp
Word count: 150,000 words
Illustrations: 750 b/w a/ws
ISBN: 9781782741428


 
Rifles & Muskets: Collector's Guides

Matchlock, wheel lock, flintlock and caplock; muzzle-loading and breech-loading; revolving and rifling – the...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (91/2 x 71/4”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 50,000 words
Illustrations: 200 colour artworks and 60 colour and b/w photos
ISBN: 9781782741510


 
Pistols & Revolvers: Collector's Guides

Matchlock, wheel lock, flintlock and caplock; .44 or 9mm; revolver and automatic – the history of pistols and...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (91/2 x 71/4”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 50,000 words
Illustrations: 180 colour artworks and 70 colour and b/w photos
ISBN: 9781782741503


 
Warships from the Golden Age of Steam: An Illustrated Guide to Great Warships from 1860 to 1945

The great era of the steam warship was from the mid-1860s to the mid-1940s—an 80-year period in which a huge...

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Format: 213 x 290mm (81⁄2 x 111⁄2”)
Extent: 224 pages
Word count: 50,000 words
Illustrations: more than 110 colour illustrations and photographs
ISBN: 9781782741534


 
Ancients in their Own Words App – FREE DOWNLOAD

From menus to monuments, from gladiators to graffiti, the Ancients in Their Own Words app...

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App available for iPad from the iOS store as a free download, each language available as an in-app purchase.


 
Stories of the Constellations: Myths and Legends of the Night Skies

How did the Great Bear get its name? Where can I find Orion in the sky? And why is the constellation of...

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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


 
Drones

Peering into a volcano about to erupt, checking how fast a forest fire is spreading, exploring the wreck of a...

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Format: 213 x 290mm (81⁄2 x 111⁄2”)
Extent: 96pp
Illustrations: 88 colour artworks and photographs
Word count: 20,000 words


 
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War I

From the first tanks to the repeating rifle, from the biplane to the strategic bomber, and from early...

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Format: 276 x 220mm (103⁄4 x 83⁄4”)
Extent: 272pp
Word count: 65,000 words
Illustrations: 600 colour artworks and photographs
ISBN: 9781782741411


 
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Space & Space Exploration

The Sun is our nearest star but it takes eight minutes for its light to reach us – we see the Sun as it was...

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Format: 285 x 225mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Extent: 512pp
Word count: 225,000 words
Illustrations: 5000 photographs and illustrations
ISBN: 9781782741640


 
Fall of the Reich: Campaigns of World War II

Fall of the Reich is a military history of the Western European campaign from D-Day in June...

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Epub ISBN: 9781782742159
Kindle ISBN: 9781782742142

A print edition entitled The Downfall of the Third Reich is also available - ISBN: 9781908696533


 
D-Day The First 24 Hours: Gold, Juno and Sword [Vol 4]

In any military operation throughout history, few 24-hour periods have been as crucial as that of 6th June 1944...

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ISBN: 9781909160538


 
D-Day The First 24 Hours: Omaha and Utah [Vol 3]

In any military operation throughout history, few 24-hour periods have been as crucial as that of 6th June 1944...

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ISBN: 9781909160521


 
D-Day The First 24 Hours: Airborne Assault [Vol 2]

In any military operation throughout history, few 24-hour periods have been as crucial as that of 6th June 1944...

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ISBN: 9781909160514


 
D-Day The First 24 Hours: Preparation for Overlord [Vol 1]

In any military operation throughout history, few 24-hour periods have been as crucial as that of 6 June 1944....

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ISBN: 9781909160507


 
Amphibious Warfare: Strategy & Tactics from Gallipoli to Iraq [New edition]

Landing on a hostile beach is one of the most ancient forms and still most difficult forms of warfare. It...

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Format: 245 x 183mm (9¾ x 7¼”)​
Extent: 192pp inc 16pp colour insert
Word count: 60,000 words
Illustrations: 150 b/w photographs, 25 b/w line drawings, 44 colour artworks
ISBN: 9781782741404


 
World's Greatest Tanks: An Illustrated History

From the Soviet T-34 and German Panther tanks of World War II to the M1A2 Abrams, Challenger 2 and T-90 of the...

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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: 9781782741084


 
Dark History of Hollywood

'Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.' –...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (91⁄2 x 71⁄4”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 53,000 words
Illustrations: 180 colour and b/w photographs
ISBN: 9781782741091


 
Dark History of the Tudors

'Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived…' – the fates of Henry VIII’s six wives

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Format: 244 x 186mm (9 1⁄2 x 7 1⁄4")
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 53,000 words
Illustrations: 180 colour and b/w photographs and illustrations
ISBN: 9781782741336


 
Dark History of the Catholic Church

The world’s largest Christian organization with 1.2 billion members, the Catholic Church is one of the world’s...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (91⁄2 x 71⁄4”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 53,000 words
Illustrations: 180 colour and b/w photographs and illustrations
ISBN: 9781782741343


 
Battle of the Bulge: Hitler's Last Hope December 1944 [New Edition]

In December 1944, the German Army launched an attack through the Ardennes forest that aimed to seize the port...

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Format: 246 x 183mm
Extent: 192pp (including 16pp colour insert)
Illustrations: 200 b/w photographs and maps, and colour artworks
Word count: 60,000 words
ISBN 9781782741367


 
Berlin: The Final Reckoning April 1945 [New Edition]

In April 1945, the final dramatic act of World War II in Europe was played out in Germany’s capital city....

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Format: 246 x 183mm
Extent: 192pp (including 16pp colour insert)
Illustrations: 200 b/w photographs and maps, and colour artworks
Word count: 60,000 words
ISBN 9781782741350


 
Military Atlas of Air Warfare

No single human invention has changed the nature of war more than the development of the aeroplane at the...

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Format: 360 x 280mm (14 1⁄4 x 11 1/8”)
Extent: 176pp
Word count: 37,000 words
Illustrations: More than 120 col maps and 100 photographs
ISBN: 9781782741381


 
Military Atlas of Tank Warfare

The Military Atlas of Tank Warfare is a highly illustrated and accessible account of the...

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Format: 360 x 280mm (14 1⁄4 x 11 1/8”)
Extent: 176pp
Word count: 32,000 words
Illustrations: More than 110 col maps and 65 photographs
ISBN: 9781782741398


 
Military Atlas of World War I

World War I might conjure up images of the trenches of the Western Front where the fighting raged for nearly...

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Format: 360 x 280mm (14 1⁄4 x 11")
Extent: 176pp
Word count: 34,000 words
Illustrations: 180 col maps
ISBN: 9781782741312


 
Extreme Fitness

Who’s going to guide you when your military boot camp class is over? What’s going to help you prepare for the...

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Format: 178 x 127mm (7 x 5")
Extent: 320pp
Word count: 45,000 words
Illustrations: 300 b/w artworks
ISBN 9781782741060


 
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.


 
Vikings: A History of the Norse People

Beginning in 789AD, the Vikings raided monasteries, sacked cities and invaded western Europe. They looted and...

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Format: 242 x 185mm (91/2 x 71/3”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 60,000 words
Illustrations: 200 colour and b/w photographs, artworks, maps and illustrations
ISBN: 9781782740612
ebook ISBN: 9781782740827 (epub)
ebook ISBN: 9781782740827 (Kindle)


 
Essential Aircraft Identification Guide: Aircraft of World War I

Illustrated with detailed artworks of combat aircraft and their markings, this is a comprehensive study of the...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (91⁄2 x 71⁄2”)
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 200 col a/ws & photos
Text:50,000 words
ISBN: 9781906626655


 
Top 100 Albums - The Best Selling Albums Ever, Decade by Decade [Free download]

♫ "Music fans are going to really love this beautifully constructed app..." – 5-star review in iCreate magazine...

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Available on the iOS App Store now for free!

Full top 100 albums per decade available as in-app purchases for the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, or buy all five decades for less.


 
Balkans, Italy & Africa: The History of World War I

From the Falkland Islands to the lakes of Africa, across the Eastern and Western Fronts, to the former German...

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Format: 246 x 195mm (9 3/4 x 7 3/4")
Extent: 224pp
Illustrations: 150 b/w photos & 50 a/ws
Text: 75 000 words
ISBN: 9781906626143


 
Gallipoli & The Middle East: The History of World War I

From the Falkland Islands to the lakes of Africa, across the Eastern and Western Fronts, to the former German...

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Format: 246 x 195mm (9 3/4 x 7 3/4")
Extent: 224pp
Illustrations: 150 b/w photos & 100 a/ws
Text: 75 000 words
ISBN: 9781906626136


 
Small Arms (Landscape)

From classic US Civil War-period rifles such as the Springfield M1855 to the latest in personal defense weapons...

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Format: 213 x 290mm (8 1/2 x 11 1/2")
Extent: 224pp
Illustrations: 300 col photos & a/ws
Text: 70000 words
ISBN: 9781782742067


 
Rommel: In His Own Words

“One loses all sense of time here. The battles for the last positions before Alexandria are hard. I was several...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2")
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 110 b/w photos
Text: 60000 words

Ebook ISBN: 9781782741909


 
Illustrated History of World War I

The first truly total war, the ‘war to end all wars’ shocked the world with its scale and brutality. Men from...

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Format: 244 x 126mm
Extent: 256pp
Illustrations: 270 b/w photos & 60 col a/w
Text: 60,000 words
ISBN 9781782741374

A previous edition was available at 297 x 227mm.


 
Western Front 1917–1918: The History of World War I

From the Falkland Islands to the lakes of Africa, across the Eastern and Western Fronts, to the former German...

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Format: 246 x 195mm (9 3/4 x 7 3/4")
Extent: 224pp
Illustrations: 150 b/w photos & 50 a/ws
Text: 75 000 words
ISBN: 9781906626136


 
Eastern Front 1914–1920: The History of World War I

The History of World War I series recreates the battles and campaigns that raged across the surface of the...

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Format: 246 x 195mm (9 3/4 x 7 3/4")
Extent: 224pp
Illustrations: 150 b/w photos & 100 a/ws
Text: 75 000 words
ISBN: 9781906626112