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Indoor Bonsai for Beginners: Selection - Care - Training
Werner Busch

Cassell, 2005

Creating beautiful, healthy bonsai is a wonderful skill that anyone can learn, with a little time, patience, and this all-inclusive manual. With color photos and drawings to illustrate the points, it introduces all the cultivation techniques; offers expert advice on location, soil types, watering, and pest control; and provides intricate instruction on training the bonsai--including pruning, wiring and stretching it. An A-to-Z guide of all the ...


Infographic Guide to Life, the Universe and Everything (Infographic Guides)
Thames Eaton

Cassell, 2014

100 stunning, ingenious and absorbing infographics reveal the secrets of life, the universe and everything! Discover unique, witty and surprising facts about all sorts of natural phenomena, from the secrets of the universe to the wonders of natural science and the impenetrable dimensions of quantum physics. Scientific facts are presented in a memorable, surprising and illuminating way. More than just a book of words, with graphs, Venn diagrams ...


Get Plucky with the Ukulele: A quick and easy guide to anything Uke
Will Grove-White

Cassell, 2014

Interested in the ukulele and want to learn how to play it? This is the book for you. This all-encompassing guide to the ukulele is written by Will Grove-White , one of the world-renowned Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain . Clearly written, beautifully designed, and chock-full of photos and illustrations, Get Plucky With the Ukulele is the perfect teach-yourself ukulele book for adults and children alike, and a must for anyone with an ...


Leatherworking Handbook: A Practical Illustrated Sourcebook of Techniques and Projects
Valerie Michael

Cassell, 2006

Valerie Michael-a founding member of the Association of Design Leatherworkers-has created the definitive guide to this popular and age-old craft. Oriented to the beginner, it thoroughly presents all the materials, tools, and key techniques in easy-to-follow photographs: finishing edges, paring and hand-stitching, making pockets, attaching studs and straps, and decorating surfaces. The well-chosen projects take into account developing skills, and ...


Infographic Guide To Music (Infographic Guides)
Graham Betts

Cassell, 2014

Over 80 stunning, ingenious and absorbing music infographics! Infographic Guide to Music presents unique, witty and surprising facts about every music genre, from pop, rock, indie, house, dance, electronic, rap, country and classical. Mixing musical stats with facts on all your favourite leading legends, it features infamous and often ludicrous tales of the music business. More than just a book of words, with graphs, Venn diagrams and charts, ...


The Greatest Albums You'll Never Hear: Unreleased Records by the World's Greatest Artists
Bruno MacDonald

Cassell, 2014

For reasons ranging from artistic to industry, fickle and profound, there is music from your favorite artists that will never, ever hit the airwaves. A tantalizing and fascinating list of woulda-coulda-shoulda albums, this book includes details on non-starters from the Beach Boys, the Kinks, the Beatles, the Stones, Jimi Hendrix, KISS, The Who and more. Paperback; 256 pages.


Fender: The Golden Age 1946-1970
Martin Kelly, Paul Kelly, ...

Cassell, 2010

The Stratocaster. The Telecaster. During the quarter-century following World War II, Fender guitars didn't just make music. They made musical history. Those spectacular years are remembered and celebrated in this definitive new book, which tells the story of the Fender company and the wondrous instruments it created. Featuring 250 photographs of Fender guitars-including some extremely rare guitars in private ...


Infographic Guide to the Movies (Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook)
Karen Krizanovich

Cassell, 2013

Infographics Guide to the Movies presents unique, witty and surprising facts about every film genre, from blockbuster, rom-com, horror, crime, science-fiction and action, to Noir, zombie, nouvelle vague, slasher, erotica, world cinema and much, much more. Mixing cinematic fact with legend, it features infamous and often ludicrous tales of Hollywood, Bollywood, European cinema, underground and indie film making. More than just a book of words ...


Infographic Guide to Literature (Infographic Guides)
Cassell Illustrated

Cassell, 2014

100 stunning, ingenious and absorbing infographics all about literature, featuring your favourite books and authors! Infographic Guide to Literature presents unique, witty and surprising facts about literature, from Shakespeare and Austen to Nabakov and Orwell, to George R. R. Martin and E. L. James. Fascinating stats and all the facts on your favourite writers, poets and playwrights, it features infamous tales from behind the scenes of the ...


Das Boot: The Boat
Lothar-Günther Buchheim

Cassell, 2007

The thrilling wartime novel that inspired Wolfgang Petersen's Academy Award-nominated, blockbuster film! Written by an actual survivor of Germany's U-boat fleet, Das Boot is one of the most exciting stories of naval warfare ever published, a tale filled with almost unbearable tension and suspense. In autumn 1941, a German U-boat commander and his crew set out on yet another hazardous patrol in the Battle of the Atlantic. Over the coming weeks ...


The Punic Wars
Adrian Goldsworthy

Cassell, 2001

An impressive new historian of Roman warfare--highly praised by John Keegan--has written a thoroughly engrossing account of the greatest conflict of antiquity. It will grab the attention of military buffs and general readers alike. The struggle for supremacy between Rome and Carthage encompassed the First (264-241 B.C.) and Second (149-146 B.C.) Punic Wars; both sides suffered casualties exceeding that of any war fought before the modern era. ...


Le Gavroche Cookbook
Michel Roux Jr.

Cassell, 2001

The Roux family name is synonymous with quality French cooking - Michel Roux Jr selects 200 of the most popular classic recipes from the kitchen of Le Gavroche. Albert and Michel Roux have between them published many successful cookbooks - this is the first cookbook by Michel Roux Jr, who has worked with many of France's top chefs and as a personal chef to the President of France before taking over at Le Gavroche. Shows how to create the ...


Killing Defence at Bridge (Master Bridge Series)
Hugh Kelsey

Cassell, 2001

Killing Defence at Bridge is one of the all-time classics of the game. When it was first published, it revolutionized defense play, and today it continues to be as incisive and relevant as ever.


Burma: The Longest War 1941-1945
Louis Allen

Cassell, 2000

Charting the whole Burma war, this book flows like a novel from the high command to the sharp end setting out a myriad of facts and considerations in a clear and coherent narrative. Ranging far beyond pure military history the story is multi-layered, combining objective analysis with a sensitive account of human reaction in the face of bitter, cruel warfare, disease and an inhospitable terrain. Military events are painstakingly detailed, and set ...


Achtung - Panzer! (Cassell Military Classics)
Heinz Guderian

Cassell, 1999

A rare, enlightening account by an outstanding soldier reveals his thoughts and theories on armored warfare and motorized land battle--which he then put in action to devastating effect during World War Two. Guderian's treatise on the importance of tank development, and on modern mechanized technology, shows exactly why the Germans dominated land warfare in the early stage of the ...


The Fall of Carthage: The Punic Wars 265-146BC (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
Adrian Goldsworthy

Cassell, 2007

“Adrian Goldsworthy is one of the best young historians writing today.” — John Keegan The Fall of Carthage was the greatest conflict of the ancient world, and thanks to one of the finest historians of our time, this sweeping saga comes to life anew for modern audiences. The cast of endlessly fascinating characters includes the generals Hannibal and Scipio, as well as treacherous chieftains, beautiful princesses, scheming politicians, and ...


Run Silent Run Deep (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
Edward L. Beach

Cassell, 2007

An American equivalent of Das Boot , this gripping, bestselling novel of submarine warfare inspired a well-known Hollywood film starring Burt Lancaster and Clark Gable. Set in the aftermath of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the tension-filled story focuses on an American submarine captain given orders to destroy Japanese shipping in the Pacific. At first his missions go well, but when he takes on an infamous Japanese destroyer, nicknamed Bungo ...


War of the Running Dogs: Malaya, 1948-1960
Noel Barber

Cassell, 2007

Only three short years after the end of the Japanese occupation, war came again to Malaya. The Chinese-backed guerrillas called it the War of the Running Dogs—their contemptuous term for those in Malaya who remained loyal to the British. The British Government referred to this bloody and costly struggle as the "Malayan Emergency." Yet it was a war that lasted 12 years and cost thousands of lives. By the time it was over Malaya had obtained its ...



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