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Amber Books Ltd
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United Kingdom

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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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ABANDONED WRECKS

From ships left high and dry after the retraction of the Aral sea to Titanic at the bottom of the Atlantic,...

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Format: 297 x 227mm (113⁄4 x 9”) hb
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 10,000 words
Illustrations: 170 colour photographs
ISBN 9781782745204


 
ABANDONED CASTLES

An ancient hilltop fortress. A crusader citadel in the West Bank. A fairytale medieval castle fallen into ruin...

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Format: 297 x 227mm (113⁄4 x 9”) hb
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 10,000 words
Illustrations: 150 colour photographs
ISBN 9781782745228


 
PUGS IN SPACE

A small step for man, but a giant leap for a pug – Pugs in Space celebrates all that is...

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Format: 153 x 153mm (6 x 6”) hb plc
Extent: 96 pages
Illustrations: 45 colour photomontages
Word count: 3,000 words
ISBN: 9781782745129


 
INFANTRY COMBAT

From the trenches of the Somme to the ruins of Stalingrad to the deserts of Iraq, the role of the infantry...

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Format: 245 x 183mm (93⁄4 x 71⁄4”) pb
Extent: 176pp
Word count: 60,000 words
Illustrations: 150 black-and-white photographs, 20 black-and-white battle maps
ISBN: 9781782745365


 
TANK COMBAT

From its first appearance on the battlefields of World War I, the tank struck fear into the enemy’s hearts. As...

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Format: 245 x 183mm (93⁄4 x 71⁄4”) pb
Extent: 176 pages
Word count: 60,000 words
Illustrations: 150 b/w photographs, 25 b/w line drawings
ISBN: 9781782745358


 
BLOODY HISTORY OF AMERICA

'America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (93⁄4 x 71⁄2”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 58,000 words
Illustrations: 180 colour and b/w photographs, artworks and maps
ISBN: 9781782744979


 
BLOODY HISTORY OF PARIS

'He who contemplates the depths of Paris is seized with vertigo. Nothing is more fantastic. Nothing is more...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (91⁄2 x 71⁄4”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 58,000 words
Illustrations: 180 colour and b/w photographs and artworks
ISBN: 9781782744955


 
BLOODY HISTORY OF LONDON

From plagues and poverty to financial scandals, serial killers to public executions, mad monarchs to barbaric...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (9¾ x 7½”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 58,000 words
Illustrations: 180 b/w and colour photographs, artworks and maps
ISBN: 9781782744962 hb


 
HITLER: The Man Behind The Monster

Artist, soldier, politician, madman? We know the headlines, we know about the atrocities, but what do we really...

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Format: 244 x 186mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/3”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 53,000 words
Illustrations: 180 colour and b/w photographs, artworks, maps and illustrations
ISBN: 9781782744948 hb


 
CAMOUFLAGE AT WAR

Today we would be very surprised to see soldiers going into battle wearing red trousers and blue coats, but...

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Format: 270 x 213mm (10½ x 8½”)
Extent: 224pp
Illustrations: 200 col & b/w photos and a/ws
Word count: 64,000 words
ISBN: 9781782744986 hb


 
RUSSIAN TANKS OF WORLD WAR II: Technical Guide

Organised chronologically by type, Russian Tanks of World War II offers a highly-illustrated...

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Format: 210 x 170mm
Extent: 128 pages
Word count: 33,000 words
Illustrations: 120 artworks and 15 photographs
ISBN: 9781782744757


 
JAPANESE AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II: Technical Guide

A detailed guide to all the aircraft deployed by the Japanese military from the Second Sino-Japanese War to the...

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Format: 216 x 170mm
Extent: 128 pages
Word count: 33,000 words
Illustrations: 120 artworks and 15 photographs
ISBN: 9781782744740


 
HAIKU

Haiku is an ancient form of Japanese poetry. Its structure has become popular in other languages and today it...

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Format: 264 x 195mm (10½ x 7¾")
Extent: 96pp
Illustrations: 90 haiku in Japanese script
Word Count: 2,500 words
ISBN: 9781782743873


 
ABANDONED PLACES

Steam trains half-buried in the desert, roller coasters entangled in trees, hulks of ships perched high and dry...

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Format: 297 x 227mm (113⁄4 x 9”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 10,000 words
Illustrations: 150 colour photographs
ISBN: 9781782743941


 
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


 
DOGS GONE BAD

In 2006, a woman in China crashed her car while giving her dog a driving lesson. In 1924, a labrador was...

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Format: 153 x 153mm (6 x 6”)
Extent: 96 pages
Illustrations: 45 colour photographs and photomontages
Word count: 3,000 words
ISBN: 9781782743217 hb


 
CATS GONE BAD

Can cats really be accessories to a planned prison break? Yes. In 2013, a cat was found walking into the...

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Format: 153 x 153mm (6 x 6”)
Extent: 96 pages
Illustrations: 45 colour photographs and photomontages
Word count: 3,000 words
ISBN: 9781782743200 hb


 
KURSK: The Greatest Tank Battle July 1943 [new edition]

In this in-depth exploration of WWII's greatest tank battle, the strategic importance of the Kursk salient is...

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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: 9781782740223


 
STALINGRAD 1942–43: The Infernal Cauldron [New Edition]

The German invasion of the Soviet Union was Hitler’s biggest gamble in his quest for Lebensraum in the East –...

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Format: 246 x 183mm (9¾ x 7¼")
Extent: 192pp (including 16pp colour insert)
Illustrations: 200 b/w photographs and maps, and colour artworks
Word count: 60,000 words
ISBN: 9781909160583
ISBN 9781909160583


 
GERMANY'S SECRET WEAPONS OF WORLD WAR II

The German Third Reich had the most technologically advanced and innovative weapons industries in World War II...

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Format: 264 x 208mm (10½ x 8¼")
Extent: 224pp
Illustrations: 160 b/w and colour photographs, artworks and maps
Word count: 60,000 words
ISBN 9781909160569


 
THE PRINCE

Napoleon, Mussolini, Voltaire, even the former Mafia chief John Gotti – they all read Niccolò Machiavelli’s...

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Format: 265 x 195mm (10½ x 7¾")
Extent: 96pp
Word count: 12,000 words
Print ISBN: 9781908696519

Available as an ebook


 
FIRST AID SURVIVAL GUIDE

First Aid Survival Guide covers everything you need to know about administering urgent medical...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9½ x 7½") pb
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 120 b/w a/ws
Text: 60,000 words
ISBN: 9781782745389
First published in hb as Survival First Aid


 
HOW TO SURVIVE IN THE CITY

For most people, the art of survival is all about how to cope when deprived of the comforts of home – finding...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2") pb
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 120 b/w a/ws
Text: 60000 words
ISBN: 9781782745372
Previously published in hb as The Handbook of Urban Survival


 
HOW TO TRACK AND NAVIGATE

For anyone who enjoys walking, mountaineering, canoeing, skiing, sailing or mountain biking, it is important to...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2") pb
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 120 b/w a/ws
Text: 60000 words
ISBN: 9781782745396
Previously published in hb as "The Handbook of Tracking and Navigation".


 
HOW TO SURVIVE AT SEA

How would you cope if you found yourself stranded in the middle of the ocean? Would you have the necessary...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2")
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 120 b/w a/ws
Text: 60000 words
ISBN: 9781782745341 pb


 
HOW TO SAIL

How to Sail outlines basic sailing techniques for both the beginner and experienced sailor....

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Format: 240 x 189mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2")
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 120 b/w a/ws
Text: 60000 words
ISBN: 9781782745334 pb