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Mountaineering : The Freedom of the Hills 8th Edition

ISBN: 9781846890949

Author: Ronald C Eng    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

With more than 600,000 copies sold, Mountaineering:The Freedom of the Hills is the acclaimed bible for climbers all over the world, and the new edition marks th...


With more than 600,000 copies sold, Mountaineering:The Freedom of the Hills is the acclaimed bible for climbers all over the world, and the new edition marks the 50th anniversary of this seminal title. Since the publication of the first edition in 1960, Freedom, as the book is known, has endured as a classic mountaineering text. From choosing equipment to tying a climbing knot, and from basic rappelling techniques to planning an expedition - it's all here in this essential mountaineering reference. Major updates include a significant new chapter on conditioning, plus detailed and extensive revisions to rescue and first-response, aid climbing, and waterfall


Bind: paperback


Pages: 600


Dimensions: 190 x 230 mm


$75.00 $49.99
The Novice Rider's Companion

ISBN: 9781905693160

Author: Martin Diggle    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

With clear and precise illustrations The Novice Rider's Companion explains riding techniques and principles. Its aims are to help the novice to think about thei...


With clear and precise illustrations The Novice Rider's Companion explains riding techniques and principles. Its aims are to help the novice to think about their ridiing - why they should or shouldn't do certain things. It looks at the importance of riding techniques and principles that may get mentioned only in passing during lessons; answers questions that may only occur to the pupil at a time when the instructor is not available to answer them; and deals with some common misconceptions and misunderstandings. The Novice Rider's Companion will help pupils to become active, thinking and enquiring riders rather than just mere passengers!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 164


Dimensions: 192 x 250 mm


$49.99
In Praise of Bees

ISBN: 9781846891922

Author: Elizabeth Birchall    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

The bee is probably the most written about species after the human race. As so many commentators through the ages have discovered, here is far more to the insec...


The bee is probably the most written about species after the human race. As so many commentators through the ages have discovered, here is far more to the insect than its biology and life cycle. In Praise of Bees explores bees' place in human lives and imaginations, from cave paintings and inscribed clay tablets through to our contemporary world. This beautiful book's pages are filled with nuggets of bee science and practical beekeeping with carefully researched references to the role of these fascinating creatures in myth, religion, politics, philosophy and folklore. A rich variety of illustrations, ranging from Old Masters and scientific etchings to modern photographs appear throughout accompanied by a selection of verse, much of it the author's. The text is leavened with a dry wit, resulting in a scholarly but eminently readable exploration of bees, their complex society and their place in the world. This is especially relevant in view of concerns about their present plight and the ecological consequences.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 180 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 30-09-2014


$79.99
My Special Pony Record Book

ISBN: 9781905693948

Publisher: Quiller Publishing

This expanded edition of the bestselling My Special Pony Record Book is a colourful diary-type notebook in which children can keep details about their pony and ...


This expanded edition of the bestselling My Special Pony Record Book is a colourful diary-type notebook in which children can keep details about their pony and what makes them so special. There are fun-filled questions with boxes to tick and pages on which to stick photographs and/or keepsakes - or even to draw something themselves. They can record all their Pony Club rallies, competition entries at shows, and jot down how well they did. There is also space to write about lessons and training so they can remind themselves of their improvements. A checklist section has also been included on how to look after their pony and there are pages for useful addresses and contact details such as their vet and farrier as well as practical checklists for worming dates, farrier visits, etc. This is a book suitable for any pony-mad child from small to teenage, that will become a personal record of their special pony which can be dipped into and treasured for years.


Bind: stationery


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 175 x 210 mm


$29.99
Tails of Tottering Hall

ISBN: 9781846893223

Author: Annie Tempest    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

This book is another collection of Annie Tempest's expertly-observed cartoons humorously depicting the archetypical English upper-class, following spirited trad...


This book is another collection of Annie Tempest's expertly-observed cartoons humorously depicting the archetypical English upper-class, following spirited traditionalists Dicky and Daphne Tottering, who reside in their lavish yet dilapidating ancestral home, Tottering Hall, together with their adored and exceedingly-spoilt dogs, affectionately named Slobber and Scribble. Daphne, otherwise known as Daffy, is a redoubtable and, these days, lamentably-dying breed, frequently referred to as a 'Country Lady', while Dicky just lives in another era altogether. Follow this endearing couple as they attempt to navigate an increasingly-modernised world with their mischievous pooches, both of whom hold a firm place in their owners' affections, allowing them to wreak all kinds of havoc with minimal consequences. Annie Tempest's ability to comically depict the highs and lows of dog ownership is second to none - and stands as a heart-warming reminder that, despite muddy paws on the carpet and the occasional raiding of the fridge, we will love them all the same. The cartoons in this book are sure to resonate with all dog owners as they compare the foibles of black Lab Slobber and working cocker Scribble to the eccentricities of their own treasured pets. Even if you've never had the pleasure of encountering these characters before, one cannot fail to be amused by these beautifully-executed cartoons.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 112


Dimensions: 223 x 172 mm


Publication Date: 27-02-2020


$38.99
DUE > 29th May 2020
The Cocker Spaniel

ISBN: 9781846893230

Author: Janet Menzies    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

With many readers coming to cockers for the first time, this book offers complete guidance for their very earliest care and training at home, and then introduce...


With many readers coming to cockers for the first time, this book offers complete guidance for their very earliest care and training at home, and then introduces both cockers and their owners to a range of different activities and competitions. Drawing on more than a quarter of a century's experience with cockers, the author takes you on a wonderful journey from the moment your puppy arrives home to the day that you start enjoying sports and activities together. The Cocker Spaniel covers every aspect of cockers, from the history of the breed to healthcare and problem-solving guides. There is also valuable information on contacting the wider cocker community and on joining groups and clubs. Many cocker owners also want to work their dog as a gundog in country sports, including field trials and working tests. With The Cocker Spaniel, the transition from family dog at home to elite performance dog in the field is seamless and straightforward to achieve. There is invaluable technical instruction on how to work your cocker in the field, as the author has achieved successfully, with five Field Trial Champions to her name.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 228


Dimensions: 189 x 246 mm


Publication Date: 20-03-2020


$49.99
DUE > 29th May 2020
Hunt The Banker

ISBN: 9781846893032

Author: Alexander Lebedev    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

Alexander Lebedev is best known as the Russian businessman and public figure who bought the Evening Standard and The Independent newspapers in the UK. A former ...


Alexander Lebedev is best known as the Russian businessman and public figure who bought the Evening Standard and The Independent newspapers in the UK. A former KGB intelligence officer in the USSR’s London Embassy, his book covers the years from his birth in 1959 to 2016. Written in a wry and humorous manner, the book is mainly a memoir of Lebedev’s own hair-raising experiences as someone who aspires to show that an ‘honest banker’ is not an oxymoron. There is the thread of a whodunnit as his attempts at constructive and charitable business enterprises are systematically torpedoed by a person or persons unknown. He describes the dirty tricks used against him and the attempt to assassinate him and details how the Russian and international political and business elite live. Lebedev openly tells of his relations with leading politicians, businessmen and cultural figures in Russia and abroad, and investigates corruption scandals, dodgy multi-billion-dollar deals and contract killings. A comical episode on how he faced five years of imprisonment for a minor fracas during a television talk show, and how world show business stars (Elton John, Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, John Malkovich, Ian McKellen, Stephen Fry) rallied to his defence. He describes in detail how and why he became involved with two prominent newspapers. Lebedev reveals his access to inside sources of information, with policemen and secret policemen slipping him memoirs and transcripts of episodes which would otherwise have remained unknown. It is ultimately a portrait of a political system which ensures that genuine attempts to improve the fortunes of the country and its citizens are built on sand. Author Alexander Lebedev is a Russian banker, philanthropist and public figure. A member of the KGB’s Foreign Intelligence Service, he worked in the USSR Embassy in London in the 1980s. Since 1992 he has been a businessman, founder and beneficial owner of financial & industrial group National Reserve Corporation, including National Reserve Bank, he has property assets throughout Europe and enterprises in aviation, agriculture, engineering, catering and beyond. He is also the proprietor of UK newspapers The Independent and the Evening Standard, London Live TV channel, and is shareholder and investor of investigative newspaper Novaya Gazeta in Russia. He also has a Ph.D in Economics.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 156 x 234 mm


Publication Date: 26-07-2019


$55.00
BHS Complete Horsemanship Volume 1

ISBN: 9781910016169

Author: British Horse Society    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

A great foundation for any aspiring equestrian providing safe, modern and current practice. Filled with practical knowledge in riding, care and stable managemen...


A great foundation for any aspiring equestrian providing safe, modern and current practice. Filled with practical knowledge in riding, care and stable management, the first volume in our foundation series is a must have for anyone looking to learn the highest standard of complete horsemanship from the world leading British Horse Society. Recommended reading for the British Horse Society Stage 1 award in horse care and riding for those wishing to start their career in the professional industry.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 180


Publication Date: 31-08-2017


$49.99 $29.99
BHS Complete Horsemanship Volume 2

ISBN: 9781910016176

Author: British Horse Society    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

The second volume in our foundation series develops the skills for our aspiring equestrians, building on improving efficiency, depth of knowledge and understand...


The second volume in our foundation series develops the skills for our aspiring equestrians, building on improving efficiency, depth of knowledge and understanding of horse knowledge and care, lungeing for exercise, with horse riding skills progressing to show jumping. A great addition to any aspiring equestrian, this book also provides the recommended reading for the British Horse Society Stage 2 qualification in horse care, riding and teaching.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 300


Publication Date: 31-08-2017


$59.99 $29.99
Falconry Basics

ISBN: 9781846893025

Author: Tony Hall    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

Falconry is an ancient and noble art, still practiced today by falconers throughout the world. While, these days, falconry birds are specially bred in captivity...


Falconry is an ancient and noble art, still practiced today by falconers throughout the world. While, these days, falconry birds are specially bred in captivity, they are still wild, independent animals and owning and training them requires the right knowledge and skills. Falconry Basics is designed to provide those new to falconry with the essential information they need, including the basics of types of birds and their individual characteristics; acquiring the proper equipment; how best to care for and maintain healthy birds, and all aspects of training, flying and hunting. Accompanied by diagrams, line drawings and photographs throughout, and with additional material, such as a glossary of falconry terms, this newly revised and updated edition offers a comprehensive, practical guide for a whole new generation of falconers.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 288


Dimensions: 189 x 246 mm


Publication Date: 01-06-2019


$59.99
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