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The Best of Charles Buchan's "Football Monthly" Hardcover – 21 Oct 2006

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  • Hardcover: 176 pages
  • Publisher: English Heritage (21 Oct. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1905624042
  • ISBN-13: 978-1905624041
  • Product Dimensions: 21 x 1.9 x 29.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,175,502 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Review

'For anyone with a sense of history this will be a compelling
browse'
David Lacey -- The Guardian, October 28 2006

'If I do not get a copy in my Christmas stocking I will sue
Santa'
Andrew Baker -- Daily Telegraph, October 26 2006

'Superb' -- Time Out, November 8 2006

'This collection of excerpts from Britain's first football glossy
will satisfy any
sporting nostalgist' -- Esquire, November 2006

`Have been reading Simon Inglis's new book and the grin I am
wearing is so wide it hurts' Jim White -- Daily Telegraph, October 21 2006

Synopsis

After its launch in 1951, Charles Buchan's "Football Monthly" became a firm favourite amongst football fans of all ages, reaching sales of over 100,000 at its peak. It was in effect the first football 'glossy', with hand-tinted photographs on the cover and back page, some artistically vibrant as images in their own right. The magazine ran a boy's club, had a Dick Barton-style cartoon (Rex Martin) and regular articles by celebrities of the day. This colourful gift book is a selection of the best of this legendary magazine, spanning its 20-year existence. It reproduces, in facsimile format, articles, interviews, photographs, letters and advertisements from the magazine. It is a reminder of what many would consider to be football's glory days, when footballers weren't the highly paid media stars they are today, when Brylcreem was the only nod to fashion and when small boys made goalposts out of jumpers. The book will appeal to the football nostalgia market, but also to all soccer fans who are tired of today's rampant commercialism, preening players and Russian billionaires.


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