Ray Hamilton (7)

The Joy of Cycling

ISBN: 9781849534574

Author: Ray Hamilton    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

This pocket-sized miscellany, packed with fascinating facts, handy hints and captivating stories and quotes from the world of bikes, is perfect for anyone who k...


This pocket-sized miscellany, packed with fascinating facts, handy hints and captivating stories and quotes from the world of bikes, is perfect for anyone who knows the incomparable joy of cycling


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 110 x 176 mm


Publication Date: 02-09-2013


$29.99
The Joy of Golf

ISBN: 9781849535984

Author: Ray Hamilton    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

This pocket-sized miscellany, packed with fascinating facts, handy hints and captivating stories and quotes from the world of golf, is perfect for anyone who kn...


This pocket-sized miscellany, packed with fascinating facts, handy hints and captivating stories and quotes from the world of golf, is perfect for anyone who knows the incomparable joy of hitting the fairway.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 110 x 176 mm


Publication Date: 07-07-2014


$27.99
Trains : A Miscellany

ISBN: 9781849537094

Author: Ray Hamilton    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Trains have played an important role in shaping lives, changing geography and writing history. Whether you pine for the romantic age of the steam engine,thrill ...


Trains have played an important role in shaping lives, changing geography and writing history. Whether you pine for the romantic age of the steam engine,thrill at the speeds of today’s superfast trains, dream of travelling on the world’s great long-distance rail journeys, or yearn to take the narrow-gauge‘Toy Train’ up to the tea plantations of Darjeeling, this book offers you a whistle-stop tour.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 116 x 182 mm


Publication Date: 08-06-2015


Tags: June 2015   Transport
$27.99
Knowledge : Stuff You Ought to Know

ISBN: 9781849538893

Author: Ray Hamilton    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

You can never know too much stuff. For example: * The surface area of Russia is larger than the surface area of Pluto. * Oxford University is older than the Azt...


You can never know too much stuff. For example: * The surface area of Russia is larger than the surface area of Pluto. * Oxford University is older than the Aztec Empire. * Today, the people of earth take more photos in two minutes than they did in the whole of the nineteenth century. This outrageously informative book is packed full of fascinating nuggets of history, science, literature, technology, sports, geography, culture and miscellanea from every corner of the world - enough mind-blowing trivia to ensure you're never short of a jaw-dropping conversation starter (or stopper) again.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 141 x 141 mm


Publication Date: 13-10-2016


$24.99
Ride

ISBN: 9781786852601

Author: Ray Hamilton    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

A book for bike lovers. Whether for transport, leisure or sporting endeavour, cycling supports and inspires millions across the globe. This fact-filled miscell...


A book for bike lovers. Whether for transport, leisure or sporting endeavour, cycling supports and inspires millions across the globe. This fact-filled miscellany looks at biking from its origins through to its remarkable scope and status in the present day. Covering cycling’s great races, athletes and anecdotes, Ride also provides practical tips on how to maintain your bike and improve your riding.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 135 x 185 mm


Publication Date: 08-03-2018


$27.99
For The Love Of Trains

ISBN: 9781786852694

Author: Ray Hamilton    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Do you know… What are the most unusual things left behind by passengers on British trains? How China is using trains to recreate the ancient Silk Road? How ma...


Do you know… What are the most unusual things left behind by passengers on British trains? How China is using trains to recreate the ancient Silk Road? How many of the sixty Sherlock Holmes stories feature travel by rail? The appeal of trains travels far and wide. More than just a means of transport, these revolutionary machines connect communities, evoke memories and promise adventures galore. This fact-packed miscellany tracks their development across the globe from the earliest steam locomotives through to the superfast trains of today, stopping off along the way to explore great railway journeys, iconic stations and memorable depictions in the arts. Whether you’re a rail aficionado or a curious newcomer, this companion will keep you engrossed and entertained to the end of the line.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 135 x 204 mm


Publication Date: 07-05-2018


Tags: May 2018   Transport
$27.99
Man Stuff

ISBN: 9781786857941

Author: Ray Hamilton    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Forget the tired old rules about what a man should or shouldn’t be. Life’s just too short. Being a man is meant to be fun, thrilling and fulfilling. But the...


Forget the tired old rules about what a man should or shouldn’t be. Life’s just too short. Being a man is meant to be fun, thrilling and fulfilling. But there’s no harm in a few handy ideas to help you up your game – a style tip here, a life hack there, some adventures to boost your bucket list, even a recipe or two (for the barbecue and beyond). Man Stuff contains all this priceless wisdom and more, including a look at classic male hobbies like sport and technology as well as sound advice on health and fitness. Dive in and decide for yourself what kind of man you might be.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 135 x 204 mm


Publication Date: 10-05-2019


$27.99
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