History & Exploration
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- A series of 20 brand-new ‘vulture’s eye’ panoramic mountain maps bring the world’s highest peaks, and the routes by which they were conquered, into sharp focus for the very first time.
- Published in 2013 to mark the 60th anniversary of the first successful summit of Mount Everest and the 50th anniversary of the American first ascent and that of the West Ridge
- With contributions from the world’s preeminent mountaineers and alpine writers including Stephen Venables, Mick Conefrey, Peter Gillman, Stewart Weaver and Doug Scott as well as legendary passages from the likes of Maurice Herzog, Edmund Hillary and Hermann Buhl.Learn More
- A unique insight into one of the world’s most famous locomotives through Conway’s successful and well-established ‘pocket-book’ concept
- Extracts from authentic period documents cover construction, operation and service of the ‘Flying Scotsman’ throughout her long career
- Covers both LNER and British Railways periods of service; an essential purchase for railway enthusiasts
- Lively and well-researched history of the English privateers of the Elizabethan age
- Deals with themes of navigation, exploration and piracy as the Sea Dogs circumnavigated the globe in the Queen's service
- A fascinating insight into the extreme dangers of life at sea in the sixteenth centuryLearn More
- Timely volume produced in association with the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, which ties in with their new permanent flagship gallery of the same name, due to open in October 2013
- Edited by Quintin Colville and James Davey and with contributions from leading authors and historians, including N. A. M. Rodger, Edward Vallance, Roger Knight, Dan Snow, Roland Pietsch, Brian Lavery, Margaratte Lincoln and Andrew Lambert
- Featuring a wealth of artworks, paintings and objects from the Museum's world-class historical maritime collectionsLearn More
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- 40th anniversary edition – celebrating forty years of Shipwright and Model Shipwright
- A mix of articles cover the traditional focus of ship modelling as well as marine art, maritime scholarship, and historical research
- Contains a wealth of practical advice for ship modellers as well as catering for a broader, more diverse specialist interest groupLearn More
- An intriguing illustrated biography of the remarkable Mrs Ronnie Greville and her magnificent house, Polesden Lacey, where George VI and the Queen Mother spent their honeymoon.
- This fascinating 'rags to riches tale' is laced with scandal, wit and intrigue all set against the backdrop of 80 years of tumultous world events.
- Mrs Ronnie had close relationships with royals from Edward VII to George VI and was also friends with Osbert Sitwell, Winston Churchill and Cecil Beaton.Learn More