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    The Backwash of War

    The Backwash of War is a classic, first-hand account of life in a First World War field-hospital and one of the sources behind the BBC drama The Crimson Field.

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    We caught up with award-winning photographer Nigel Millard to talk about his book The Lifeboat: Courage on our Coasts, a photographic tribute to the volunteers of the RNLI.

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    The Lifeboat: Courage on Our Coasts

    A stunning photographic celebration of the everyday bravery of the RNLI volunteers by photographer and crewmember Nigel Millard and award-winning author Dr Huw Lewis-Jones

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    The Wipers Times

    ‘Having managed to pick up a printing outfit (slightly soiled) at a reasonable price, we have decided to produce a paper. There is much that we would like to say in it, but the shadow of censorship enveloping us causes us to refer to the war, which we hear is taking place in Europe, in a cautious manner.’

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    Conway eBook programme

    Not content with producing high-quality print books, readers who have embraced digital will be pleased to learn we have released a large number of Conway titles as eBooks in a variety of formats. Almost all our new books are available as well as a good selection of backlist. We even have the odd eBook exclusive!

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    The Conway Flyer 2013

    The latest Conway Publishing books flyer is released. All of the brand new 2013 titles are included with some excellent offers along with a whole host of great deals on previously published books.

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    Nigel Millard on The Lifeboat

    We caught up with award-winning photographer Nigel Millard to talk about his book The Lifeboat: Courage on our Coasts.

    The Lifeboat: Courage on our Coasts Limited Edition

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    We are delighted to announce the publication, in partnership with The RNLI, of a special, Limited Edition of The Lifeboat: Courage on our Coasts.
    This edition is bound in real cloth and quarter-bound by hand using the yellow fabric from the over-jacket or trouser of the all-weather waterproofs used by the RNLI.  The book is presented in a unique pouch which is handmade in the UK from the distinctive red fabric and reflective badge from a decommissioned RNLI inshore lifejacket. The Limited Edition book and pouch are presented in a Lifeboat display box bound in navy cloth.

    Only 350 Limited Editions have been produced and each is signed and numbered  by Nigel Millard.  The book is available from The RNLI (and Conway from January 2014) for £350. For more information about the book, please visit the RNLI website. For those Limited Editions purchased through Conway, a minimum of 20% of the purchase price will be paid in support of the RNLI.

     

    Mountbatten Maritime Award Certificate of Merit

    9781844861415Congratulations to Philip Parker who received a Certificate of Merit at the Mountbatten Media Awards last week! The awards were hosted by the Maritime Foundation and celebrates contributions to creating public awareness of maritime matters.

    The certificate was awarded to Philip Parker “for compiling an authoritative, original and informative publication to explain how trade from the earliest prehistoric times to the present has influenced the emergence of civilisations. Each epoch is described, and the main routes sustaining the movement of traded goods are covered, in six informative chapters written by eminent historians. The book is beautifully illustrated and edited, and significantly enriched with clear diagrams. This is a magnificent book in its own right, but also an invaluable source of information on an endeavour which underpins so much of world history.”

     

     


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