'The best book ever written about Everton.'
Mark O'Brien, This Is Not Football
'A sumptuous book.'
Dave Prentice, Liverpool Echo
'The incredible Everton Encyclopedia proves that for Evertonians, and James Corbett in particular, nothing satisfies but the best.'
Simon Paul, editor NSNO.co.uk
'A magnificent new publication... whose sheer breadth and depth have rarely if ever been matched on its subject matter.'
Ian Doyle, Liverpool Daily Post
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Pages: 652 + Clothbound slipcase. Size: 297mm x 210mm. ISBN: 978-1-909245-04-4.
10 Everton legends
A once in a lifetime to chance to own an Everton heirloom.
This beautifully cloth-bound limited edition of 100 signed and numbered books is your chance to own a piece of Everton history. Lavishly presented in a slipcase, this special collectors' edition comes is signed and numbered by the author and some of the greatest players in Everton's history.
Alex Young – The legendary Golden Vision and king of Everton's 1960s Golden era
Dave Hickson – The Cannonball kid and 1950s hero
Howard Kendall – Everton's greatest manager and midfield maestro
Colin Harvey – Legendary midfielder and former manager
Joe Royle – Centre forward great and FA Cup winning manager
Neville Southall – Everton's most decorated player and Welsh football
Kevin Ratcliffe – The club's most successful captain
The Legends edition is available exclusively from www.decoubertin.co.uk We expect demand to be very high for this edition and to be sold out prior to the publication date.
In this mammoth landmark book, author James Corbett has chronicled the individuals and incidents that made Everton into the great institution that we know today.
With entries on every man to pull on an Everton shirt, including more than 400 full biographical entries, some 350,000 words and utilising new and original research from the recently opened Everton Collection, Corbett's book crosses new boundaries in the study of Evertonia.
Lavishly illustrated and printed in full colour throughout, this is a book that will be passed down through generations of Evertonians.
Nearly a decade after the first publication of his acclaimed narrative history of the club - Everton: The School of Science - and coming after deCoubertin Books' publication of Everton: The Official Complete Record, this is the perfect addition to every Evertonian's library.
Full biographical and career details of EVERY Everton player to make a competitive appearance since 1887.
More than 400 full in depth profiles, including:
- Every player to make more than 15 starts since 1960
- Every player to make more than 30 appearances between 1945-59
- Every player to make more than 50 appearances in the interwar years
- Every player to make more than 100 appearances in the club's first years
- All of Everton's managers and other significant individuals in the club's history
In addition there are more than 500 photographs, articles on all aspects of Everton's history, their rivals and landmark events in the club's rich and illustrious history.
Posted by david france on 2nd Dec 2012
The Everton Encyclopedia ia an ambitious reference book expertly compiled and crafted by a truly great Blue. In researching the Everton Collection to summarize everything you ever wanted to know about our great club and more, James Corbett has realized my dream. A must for every royal blue bookshelf, this compendium of knowledge will be passed from generation to generation of the Everton family.