Getty Images Illustrated Book of the Year 2019

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    The Beautiful Badge

    The Beautiful Badge is the first book to explore the history of football club badges. From the original Red Devil to the £10 canary, it looks at what inspired them, who crafted them and how fans reacted. Extensive illustrations show how badges followed …

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    Waiting

    Waiting is the story of a rookie photojournalist immersed in Formula One’s golden age of the 70s and 80s. Aged just 19, Richard Kelley saw the need to faithfully document the sport’s lethal dangers, iconic personalities and technological developments i …

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    The Sporting Horse

    The Sporting Horse is glorious celebration of the athletic abilities of these beautiful creatures, and the unique relationship between horse and rider. Working side-by-side for centuries, horse and man have achieved an incredible synergy – and nowhere …

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    Leander Club: The First 200 Years

    The aim of this bicentenary book is to celebrate the oldest and fastest rowing club. Leander has more Olympic medals than any other sports club in the World. It contributes over 50% of members of the British rowing squad – and GB has been the top rowin …

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    Jim Clark: The Best of the Best

    Jim Clark was a genuine sporting hero. He won 25 of his 72 Grands Prix and in the sixties was the yardstick by which every other driver on the starting grid was judged. Published on the 50th anniversary of Clark’s death, this book, 20 years in the maki …

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    International Football Kits

    International Football Kits (True Colours) charts the evolving football strip design of the world’s leading national football teams, from 1966 to the present day. This carefully curated collection features more than 1,300 never-before-published artwork …

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    I Am Football

    A photographic journey around planet Zlatan including interviews with: Pogba, Mino Raiola, Jose Mouinho and many others… “He is an amazing talent, one of the best around.” Pep Guardiola “He is skillful. He is outspoken. He is Zlatan.” New York Times …

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    A Year in the Frame

    A Year In The Frame is award winning sports photographer, Edward Whitaker’s third collection of images following on from In The Frame and Beyond The Frame. These photographs encapsulate the racing year; its grandeur, its traditions, its variety, its vi …

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