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Peak Pursuits The Emergence of Mountaineering in the Nineteenth Century
ISBN: HB: 9780300231946, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 35 black&white illus.
European forays to mountain summits began in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries with the search for plants and minerals and the study of geology and glaciers. Yet scientists were soon captivated by the enterprise of climbing itself, e...
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£30,00
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Hard Driving The 1908 Auto Race From New York to Paris
ISBN: PB: 9781602234024, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, May 2020
250 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 49 halftones, 1 map
In the winter of 1908, six cars left Times Square bound for Paris. They were embarking on a remarkable motor race across the world that would capture everyone's imagination. In this book, Dermot Cole weaves a thrilling account of the improbable journ...
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£18,00
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Guide to Peril Strait and Wrangell Narrows, Alaska
ISBN: PB: 9781602234000, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, April 2020
150 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 6 maps, 5 charts, 10 halftones
Learning how to pilot a ship through Wrangell Narrows and Peril Strait is not an easy matter for a vessel operator new to the area, or even for those with experience. It takes time, patience, and a certain appetite for risk. The older generation of c...
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£18,00
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Hatha Yoga The Complete Book
ISBN: PB: 9781782551850, Bookport, Meyer & Meyer Sport, December 2019
424 pp., 25.4x21 cm, 983 colour and black&white illus.
Hatha Yoga is the most complete training book on hatha yoga. The various flows and progressions are suitable both for yoga instructors and practitioners. After a comprehensive introduction to yoga followed by a thorough overview of the origins and ph...
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£30,00
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Pilates Complete Training for a Supple Body
ISBN: PB: 9781782551867, Bookport, Meyer & Meyer Sport, December 2019
384 pp., 25.4x21 cm, 1039 colour and black&white illus.
"Pilates: Complete Training for a Supple Body" provides comprehensive knowledge and contains a variety of exercises as well as professional tips and hints for trainers and exercisers. The Pilates method is a functionally oriented training program tha...
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£27,50
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Ashtanga Yoga
ISBN: HB: 9781781453674, GMC Group, Ammonite Press, October 2019
288 pp., 27.6x21 cm, black&white photos
"Ashtanga Yoga" is an in-depth photographic celebration of the practice of this meditative and beautiful form of yoga. Photographer Richard Pilnick has created an unprecedented study of the asanas in the first four series by working with four of the...
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£30,00
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Soccer Alive The Game Is the Best Teacher
ISBN: PB: 9781841262352, Bookport, Meyer & Meyer Sport, October 2019
192 pp., 24x16.5 cm, 114 colour illus., 196 black&white illus.
Soccer is a game that requires the player to be quick not only in movement but also in decision-making. Everyday soccer training focuses on improving technical and tactical abilities and almost completely neglects to practice the ability to read the...
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£12,95
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Higher and Colder A History of Extreme Physiology and Exploration
ISBN: HB: 9780226650883, University of Chicago Press, September 2019
264 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 13 halftones
During the long twentieth century, explorers went in unprecedented numbers to the hottest, coldest, and highest points on the globe. Taking us from the Himalaya to Antarctica and beyond, "Higher and Colder" presents the first history of extreme physi...
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£30,00
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In Praise of the Bicycle
ISBN: HB: 9781789141382, Reaktion Books, July 2019
96 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 8 illus.
This is the French anthropologist as we've never heard him before: Marc Auge coined the term "non-place" to describe uniquitous, global airports, hotels and motorways filled with anonymous individuals. In this new book, he casts his anthropologist's...
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£9,99
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Boxing A Cultural History (New Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9781789140514, Reaktion Books, June 2019
576 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 152 illus.
Throughout history potters, sculptors, painters, poets, novelists, cartoonists, song-writers, photographers and film-makers have recorded and made sense of boxing. In her encyclopaedic investigation of the shifting social, political and cultural reso...
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