Quiller Publishing (39)

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
Inside Allenwood : The Story of a British Banker in a US Prison

ISBN: 9781846893292

Author: Giles Darby    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

This is the story of Giles Darby, a former British banker who was extradited and jailed on account of his entanglement in a $7m wire-fraud case. In 2001, Gile...


This is the story of Giles Darby, a former British banker who was extradited and jailed on account of his entanglement in a $7m wire-fraud case. In 2001, Giles and his co-defendants - branded the 'NatWest Three' - became the subject of extensive media coverage when the US government demanded their extradition in regards to the financial collapse of energy giant Enron, noted as one of the biggest bankruptcy filings in history. They found themselves the centre of national debate which sought to question why three British citizens accused of defrauding a British bank should be tried in America - a question that found itself in the hands of Prime Minister at the time, Tony Blair. However, after 10 gruelling years of appeal, they each pled guilty to one count of wire fraud, facing up to 37 months in a US prison. Focusing on the emotional aftermath of extradition and his life in prison, Inside Allenwood is an eye-opening appraisal of the American justice system, and one man's profound story of how he managed to keep his health and sanity intact during the drudgery of lockdown, the dangers of routine violence and the agony of being separated from his young family in UK.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 156 x 234 mm


Publication Date: 30-04-2021


Tags: Coming Soon   June 2021   Biography
$45.00
DUE > 31st Aug 2021
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
BHS Complete Horsemanship Volume 3

ISBN: 9781910016183

Author: British Horse Society    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

An in-depth approach to developing your professional career pathway as a groom, coach or rider. This title introduces the practical element of cross country jum...


An in-depth approach to developing your professional career pathway as a groom, coach or rider. This title introduces the practical element of cross country jumping, further develops your lungeing technique and considers requirements and knowledge for management and care of the horse and yard. Volume 3 expands on the BHS Complete Horsemanship foundation series to support an equestrian professional. The British Horse Society education system is one of the best and most widely-respected in the world. The Complete Horsemanship series supports anyone wishing to studying qualifications within the BHS Equine Excellence Pathway. The BHS Equine Excellence Pathway gives each student the opportunity to gain qualifications and awards in their chosen profession. They have been specially developed through extensive consultation with the equine industry to incorporate the latest research and thinking, with current practices and friendly assessment methods.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 300


Publication Date: 31-08-2017


$59.99 $29.99
Modern Eventing with Phillip Dutton

ISBN: 9781570764899

Author: Phillip Dutton    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

This comprehensively illustrated book covers training, conditioning, and competing in all three phases of events: dressage, cross-country, and show jumping. In ...


This comprehensively illustrated book covers training, conditioning, and competing in all three phases of events: dressage, cross-country, and show jumping. In addition, Dutton includes full chapters describing the special needs of the event horse, with tips and advice from the top experts who make up his internationally respected eventing team — his groom, his farrier, and his veterinarian. One will find guidance in everything from daily maintenance to braiding and turnout, and from hoof care and studs to common health issues and "vet box" care of your horse during competitions. With tips for finding the right event prospect, whatever the level of experience, as well as Dutton's own schooling exercises, both on the flat and over fences, the book promises to give one the leg up one needs for a safe and confident start in the sport. Everything You Need to Excel in Eventing Tack & Equipment • Finding the Right Horse • Putting • Together an Eventing Team • Horse & Rider Fitness • Basic Dressage Schooling • Cross-Country: No Fences • Cross-Country Jumping • Introduction to Show Jumping • Mental Preparation for Horse & Rider • Warming Up for Each Phase • Riding the Dressage Test • Walking the Cross-Country Course • Planning the Show Jumping Round • Staying Clear and Making Time • Grooming, Braiding, & Quarter Marks • Feeding the Working Athlete • Hoof Maintenance, Shoes, & Studs • Common Health Problems • Care of the Event Horse During Competition • And So Much More!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 352


Dimensions: 210 x 261 mm


$75.00
Banksters : The Stolen Trillions

ISBN: 9781846893254

Author: Alexander Lebedev    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

A revealing and controversial expose of international white-collar crime. Alexander Lebedev continues his investigation of 'banksters' (gangster-bankers) scams...


A revealing and controversial expose of international white-collar crime. Alexander Lebedev continues his investigation of 'banksters' (gangster-bankers) scams which he started in his autobiographical book, Hunt the Banker. Each chapter examines a different sophisticated fraudulent scheme whereby stolen billions are laundered in offshore tax havens and deposited in secret accounts with the major UK and US banks, invested in shares of blue-chip companies, and converted into mansions, yachts, private jets, works of art and luxury goods. The topics covered include the cheating of their customers by supposedly respectable financial institutions in Europe and America, their complicity in laundering illegal proceeds of corrupt officials from all over the world, the financial pyramid schemes of Bernie Madoff and other mega-fraudsters, and black holes in the charity universe. Lebedev investigates the phenomenon of the symbiosis of 'dirty money' and the latest information technologies of the blockchain, which threatens the global financial system with a cryptocurrency apocalypse, and he describes the degradation of political elites inebriated by biased mainstream media and fake news stories.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 156 x 234 mm


Publication Date: 10-09-2020


Tags: Coming Soon   August 2020   Business   History
$49.99
DUE > 30th Nov 2020
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