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Pele (Hardback)

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Limited edition, one of 2500 copies

Pelé is the greatest soccer player in the history of the sport. Thirty years after his retirement, he is a unique global ambassador for the beautiful game and a living testament to where sporting brilliance, determination and humanity can take you.

The giant, limited edition Pelé is a genuine piece of sporting memorabilia. Limited to only 2,500 copies globally, each is individually numbered and personally hand-signed by Pelé. Covered and embossed in Italian fine silk and presented in ultra-large format, Pelé is the ultimate testament to soccer's greatest legend. Gloria has spent two years creating the greatest ever limited edition celebration, which includes an introduction and exclusive new writings from the man himself.

Pelé is lavishly illustrated with over 1700 images, many never previously published together with classic and newly commissioned work from some of soccer's greatest living writers. The images and text cover every key moment of Pelé's life from early childhood to the modern day. Most of the material has been collected from unseen, personal and library archives in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janiero, London, New York and Paris including rarely seen art by Andy Warhol.

Pelé was published in summer 2006 to global acclaim. It has been described by the Daily Telegraph in the UK as 'the most comprehensive book on [soccer] football there has ever been'. Sports Illustrated said 'Every page presents a new treasure'. It is the definitive book about the sport and the central figure within it over the last half century.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: sportSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationFootball or Soccer incl Association football Publisher: Gloria Books Limited Publication Date: 06/11/2006 ISBN-13: 9780955294006  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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A an exquisitely designed, giant (45x 35cm) limited edition collectible: the definitive tribute to the greatest footballer the world has ever known, limited to 2500 copies globally, each numbered and personally hand-signed by Pele. - Sport Dept.

Charing Cross Rd Bookshop - 22/02/2011


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