The Voyage of the Bounty Launch is a wonderfully descriptive account by John Fryer, Master of the Bounty, of the mutiny and subsequent voyage in the open boat, after being cast adrift with Bligh by Christian and his fellow mutineers. With a 42-page introductory text by Stephen Walters, authority on the life of Bligh.
George Alcock is acknowledged by professionals worldwide as having been one of the most successful amateur astronomers of the 20th century. In 1959 he found a new comet - the first to be discovered in Britain since 1894. He scanned the night sky until his death in 2000, in the hope of adding to his remarkable tally of discoveries: five comets and five novae.
A Thousand Things is the visual history of one of Britain's greatest, most loved songwriters and a true British icon, Paul Weller. Limited to just 2,000 copies worldwide, every book in this 12 inch boxed set is personally autographed by Paul and includes a record of previously unreleased tracks exclusive to this boxed set.
Tracing the history of Britain's most successful football team from the Shankley era to the present day, This is Anfield is the definitive record of an ongoing sporting phenomenon. Told by those who have been there, every step of the way, the launch of This is Anfield coincided with the fortieth anniversary of Liverpool's promotion to the first division in 1962.
On April 28 1770, the Endeavour dropped anchor in a pleasant bay, 'tollerably well sheltered from all winds', on the east coast of Australia. Two Aborigines in white warpaint hurled spears at the first landing parties until one was shot and wounded. Banks mistook the boomerangs carried by other natives for 'scmitars' - it was to provide the first of many surprises.
Taken by Storm is the ultimate retrospective; a uniquely designed 'set of drawers' packed full of rare and beautiful objects created by Storm Thorgerson to celebrate 40 years spent making the greatest album covers of all time (Storm's credits include Pink Floyd's Dark Side of The Moon and Atom Heart Mother, and Led Zeppelin's Houses of The Holy).
Sometime in New York City is a tale of two people and one city: the romance of John and Yoko set against the vibrant backdrop of New York. The complete story is told in the words of Yoko Ono, Bob Gruen and John Lennon himself, and through the intimate photographs - mostly in full colour and previously unpublished - selected from the archive of Bob Gruen.
Highly regarded for his work in the field of rock photography with bands such as The Who and artists such as Ronnie Wood, among many others, this book is a collection of the beautifully esoteric photographs taken by Ross in quiet moments, often while on tour.
A major celebration of the life and music of Bob Marley. Featuring the photography of Kate Simon and specially-commissioned text from 24 authoritative contributors, including: ex-Wailers Junior Marvin, Family Man Barrett, and Neville Garrick plus Island Records' founder Chris Blackwell. Introduction by Patti Smith.
A major celebration of the life and music of Bob Marley. Featuring the photography of Kate Simon and specially-commissioned text from 24 authoritative contributors, including: ex-Wailers Junior Marvin, Family Man Barrett, and Neville Garrick, plus Island Records' founder Chris Blackwell. Introduction by Patti Smith.