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Limited Edition books, each signed by the players themselves…


Generals of the Rugby World Cup

Magnificent limited edition book celebrating 25th anniversary and covering the history of the RWC and containing the original signatures of the first five-eighths of each winning nation.

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Kings of Rugby

Superb limited edition book – signed by 43 survivors of both teams – of the 1959 Lions’ tour and test series as told through the eyes of the players and fans.

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Legends of World Rugby

Limited edition book of 100 of the greatest players from around the world from the amateur era. Plus the original signatures of ALL the players who were alive – 74 in total.

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The Immortals

Fabulous limited edition commemorative book containing the original signature of every living New Zealand test cricketer except one elderly former player unable to sign – plus the biography and a photo of all who played test cricket through history.

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Olympic Legends

Remarkable limited edition book contains the greatest collection of NZ Olympic medallists’ original autographs ever assembled – plus the stories of how all 116 medals were won through history.

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‘This wonderful book is a perfect example of what good sports journalism should be. The documentation of the 1959 Lions Tour of New Zealand is a worthy and lasting gift to the library of world rugby.’

Cliff Morgan, former Wales and British Lions star and BBC broadcast executive


“The book is just brilliant. I feel privileged to have been included in such illustrious company. It is something to treasure as an heirloom.”

Scottish and Lions’ hooker Frank Laidlaw


“It is truly an awesome book and I am glad to be part of it.”

Hamish Carter, triathlon gold medallist, 2004 Athens