Illustrated Book of the Year 2020

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    A Life Behind the Lens

    A Life Behind the Lens is a collection of the very best work of Richard ‘Dickie’ Pelham, the multi award-winning chief sports photographer of The Sun for the past 30 years. He has covered six Olympic Games, six World Cups, any number of Test matches an …

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    Destination Tottenham

    Destination Tottenham is a beautifully presented coffee table book that tells the complete story of Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Packed with sensational photography and interviews with numerous key figures, from Chairman Daniel Levy to Harry Kane, it giv …

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    SailGP: Sailing Redefined

    SailGP brings exciting and dynamic racing to some of the most beautiful locations in the world and the book aims to convey the excitement and dynamism of five race events through beautiful photography while reinforcing SailGP’s commitment to environmen …

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    Yellow Jersey

    The must-have encyclopedia for all Tour de France fans. Celebrating the centenary of cycling’s most iconic award, this is a visually stunning and comprehensive look at all the wearers of the ‘maillot jaune’ by acclaimed L’Équipe journalists Philippe Bo …

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    Lap of Honour

    A journey back to the golden age of motor racing, through the lens of a revived 60s photographer. Tim Hain’s evocative pictures and stories span 56 years and offer a true ‘fan’s eye view’. He encounters many track legends, notably Sir Stirling Moss, wh …

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    An A to Z of Football Collectibles

    An illustrated history of football  cards, an epic saga brands and collections. The A-Z traces the earliest cards and stickers – British inventions, both – through a century of rare and beautiful football ephemera, and is sure to captivate football fan …

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    More to Gain than Just the Game

    This is not just another book about tennis – it’s a story of transformation; where seven narratives capture how tennis can change us from the inside out. More To Gain Than Just The Game shines a light on how sport challenges the way we think and feel, …

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