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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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WORLD'S GREATEST SUBMARINES: An Illustrated History

In 1776, American Patriots attempted to destroy the British flagship Eagle using a man-operated semi-...

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Format: 297 x 227mm (11¾ x 9”)
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 65,000 words
Illustrations: 200 colour artworks and photographs
ISBN: 9781782744214


 
ABANDONED PLACES

Children’s schoolbooks left open in a classroom, trees entangled in a rusting ferris wheel, hulks of ships high...

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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


 
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
ISBN: 9781782745181


 
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


 
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 8¾”)
Illustrations: 1,600 colour & b/w photos and artworks
ISBN: 9781782743880 pb
ISBN: 9781782741671 hb


 
ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE VIETNAM WAR

It is over 40 years since the end of the Vietnam War, but it remains a controversial war among veterans and...

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Format: 297 x 227mm (11¾ x 9")
Extent: 256pp
Illustrations: 250 col & 50 b/w photos & 30 col a/w
Text: 60,000 words
ISBN: 9781782742883
Available as a text-only ebook
Ebook ISBN: 9781908696021


 
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: 9781782745198

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


 
HISTORY OF PIRATES

Did pirates really swear their allegiance on crossed pistols? Were they punished by being marooned on desert...

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Format: 240 x 189mm (91/2 x 71/2”)
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 125 b/w photos & a/ws
Text: 60,000 words
ISBN: 9781782744900 pb

A previous edition was available as 'The Pirate Code'.


 
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II

This encyclopedia is an exhaustive survey of the aircraft flown by all the combatants in Europe and the Pacific...

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Format: 297 x 228mm (11 3/4 x 9")
Extent: 512pp
Illustrations: 1200 col & b/w photos & a/ws
Text: 190000 words
ISBN: 9781782744733