books by Cassell
Infographic Guide to the Movies (Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook)
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 ...
Fender: The Golden Age 1946-1970
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 ...
Das Boot: The Boat
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 Greatest Albums You'll Never Hear: Unreleased Records by the World's Greatest Artists
Infographic Guide to Literature (Infographic Guides)
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 ...
Indoor Bonsai for Beginners: Selection - Care - Training
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)
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 ...
Achtung - Panzer! (Cassell Military Classics)
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 ...
Get Plucky with the Ukulele: A quick and easy guide to anything Uke
A revolution in music is happening under our noses and its weapon of choice is a vertically challenged guitar. It's time to get plucky with the ukulele! The ukulele: a noble little instrument, an irritating little instrument. Both views are valid, but for millions of people around the world, the ukulele is becoming the instrument of desire. The beauty of the ukulele is that it's quick to learn, inexpensive to buy, and one of the most ...
Leatherworking Handbook: A Practical Illustrated Sourcebook of Techniques and Projects
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 ...
The Kappillan of Malta
As bombs pound Malta to dust, Father Salvatore--a simple priest, or kappillan, serving the poor--finds himself caught in the drama of World War Two. In the fragile safety of catacombs revealed by the explosions, he tends to the flood of homeless, starving, and frightened people seeking shelter, giving messages of inspiration and hope. His story, and that of the island, unfold in superbly graphic images of six days during the siege. "...one of ...
Making Doll's House Miniatures with Polymer Clay
“Here’s the definitive guide to manufacturers, tools, safety, and crafting. See how to intermix colored clays to obtain an even wider range of hues, and the different types of paints and varnishes...for adornment. Techniques for softening the clay, balling and rolling it, working with a knife, and sanding will assure good results.”— Doll Castle News.
Jutland 1916: Death in the Grey Wastes (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
Based on letters, diaries, unpublished memoirs, interviews, books and other sources, this detailed study examines the whole event from the perspective of participants on both sides and from all ranks. Relive the dramatic intensity of the battle, and the all too sad aftermath.
The Punic Wars
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. ...
Infographic Guide to Sports (Infographic Guides)
Over 80 stunning, ingenious and absorbing sport infographics! Infographic Guide to Sport presents unique, witty and surprising facts about every type of sport, from badminton to karate, cricket to ice hockey, football to zorbing. Fascinating stats and all the facts on your favourite sporting legends, it features infamous tales from behind the scenes of the sporting world. More than just a book of words, with graphs, Venn diagrams and charts, ...
Bloody April: Slaughter in the Skies Over Arras, 1917 (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
As the Allies embarked upon the Battle of Arras, they desperately needed accurate aerial reconnaissance photographs. But by this point the Royal Flying Club were flying obsolete planes. The new German Albatros scouts massively outclassed them in every respect: speed, armament, ability to withstand punishment and manoeuverability. Many of the RFC's pilots were straight out of flying school - as they took to the air they were sitting targets for ...
The Greatest Movies You'll Never See: Unseen Masterpieces by the World's Greatest Directors
From Hitchcock and Dali to Peckinpah and Lynch, cinema history is littered with masterpieces that have never seen the light of day. Now, The Greatest Movies You'll Never See unveils the fascinating - and frequently heart-breaking - stories of these projects' faltering steps from green light to movie graveyard. Opening at the dawn of contemporary cinema with Charlie Chaplin's Return from St. Helena, and closing with the collapse of Tony Scott's ...
Infographic Guide To Music (Infographic Guides)
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, ...
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